Period
to 21 April 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analytical Skills
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 26 36
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 +3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 101 79 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.88% 6.47% 4.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.31% 18.41% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 43 29
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -20.45% +2.62%
10th Percentile £230 £208 £312
90th Percentile £550 £546 £579
East of England median daily rate £388 £358 £450
% change year-on-year +8.39% -20.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.16 - £14.75
10th Percentile £12.07 - £13.15
90th Percentile £32.00 - £16.14
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £32.00 £15.90
% change year-on-year -39.84% +101.26% -51.19%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 474 429 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 32.27% 35.14% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 228 198
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £249 £149 £230
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 33
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 £11.33 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.72% -47.30% +31.14%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £50.60 £27.75
East of England median hourly rate £20.83 £31.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -32.81% +47.62% +2.44%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Hertfordshire

Analytical Skills
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +6 32 £350 -15.66% 1
Hatfield +4 18 £550 +46.67% 4
Welwyn Garden City -4 13 £262 -4.91% 5
Hemel Hempstead -8 8 £380 -16.69% 3
Rickmansworth - 6 £375 - 2
Stevenage -10 5 £343 +14.42% 2
St Albans +3 1 - - 3
Analytical Skills
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 50 (49.50%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (24.75%) Finance
4 22 (21.78%) Java
4 22 (21.78%) SQL
5 20 (19.80%) Linux
6 14 (13.86%) SAP
6 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
7 13 (12.87%) Jenkins
7 13 (12.87%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (11.88%) PHP
9 11 (10.89%) Oracle
9 11 (10.89%) Ansible
9 11 (10.89%) Analytical Thinking
10 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
10 10 (9.90%) Unix
10 10 (9.90%) IBM
10 10 (9.90%) Scrum
10 10 (9.90%) JIRA
11 9 (8.91%) WebSphere
11 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.91%) Ruby
11 9 (8.91%) ITIL
11 9 (8.91%) DB2
11 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
11 9 (8.91%) DNA
11 9 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.91%) DbVisualizer
11 9 (8.91%) React
11 9 (8.91%) Fintech

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.91%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.95%) Confluence
2 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.96%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.96%) JBoss
3 4 (3.96%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.97%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.99%) Apache
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.99%) CMS
5 1 (0.99%) Drupal
5 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.99%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.99%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.99%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.99%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.99%) nginx
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.98%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Magento
2 4 (3.96%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (2.97%) SAP WM
4 2 (1.98%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.98%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.99%) iTrent
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Veeva
2 3 (2.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.98%) Akamai
3 2 (1.98%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.99%) GitHub
4 1 (0.99%) Slack
4 1 (0.99%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) Internet
2 6 (5.94%) DNS
2 6 (5.94%) Firewall
3 4 (3.96%) LAN
3 4 (3.96%) Network Security
3 4 (3.96%) VPN
3 4 (3.96%) WAN
4 3 (2.97%) DDNS
4 3 (2.97%) DHCP
4 3 (2.97%) HTTP
4 3 (2.97%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.97%) IPsec
4 3 (2.97%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.97%) SSL
5 2 (1.98%) BGP
5 2 (1.98%) DWDM
5 2 (1.98%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.98%) IGRP
5 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.91%) DB2
1 9 (8.91%) DbVisualizer
2 7 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (6.93%) Redis
2 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.94%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.96%) Power BI
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.98%) Big Data
6 2 (1.98%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.98%) GIS
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.99%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.90%) JIRA
3 6 (5.94%) Selenium
4 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.95%) LoadRunner
5 4 (3.96%) Firebug
5 4 (3.96%) JMeter
5 4 (3.96%) The Grinder
5 4 (3.96%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.98%) Babel
6 2 (1.98%) git-flow
6 2 (1.98%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.98%) Mocha
6 2 (1.98%) webpack
7 1 (0.99%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.99%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (24.75%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Marketing
2 8 (7.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (6.93%) Retail
3 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Billing
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
5 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.99%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (30.69%) Analyst
2 21 (20.79%) Developer
3 15 (14.85%) Business Analyst
4 8 (7.92%) Architect
5 7 (6.93%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Data Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Network Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Tester
7 5 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.96%) Administrator
8 4 (3.96%) Automation Tester
8 4 (3.96%) IT Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Java Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Salesforce Architect
9 3 (2.97%) Veeva Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.91%) React
2 8 (7.92%) HTML
3 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
3 7 (6.93%) Ruby on Rails
3 7 (6.93%) Web Services
4 6 (5.94%) XML
5 5 (4.95%) CSS
5 5 (4.95%) RESTful
5 5 (4.95%) Spring
5 5 (4.95%) Visualforce
6 4 (3.96%) .NET
6 4 (3.96%) Gherkin
6 4 (3.96%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.96%) REST
6 4 (3.96%) RESTEasy
6 4 (3.96%) Spring MVC
7 3 (2.97%) Middleware
7 3 (2.97%) Node.js
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (8.91%) Fintech
3 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.95%) Life Science
5 4 (3.96%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.96%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.97%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.97%) User Experience
7 2 (1.98%) Animation
7 2 (1.98%) Derivative
7 2 (1.98%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.98%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (1.98%) NHS
7 2 (1.98%) Social Media
8 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.99%) Replication
8 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.80%) Linux
2 10 (9.90%) Unix
3 4 (3.96%) AIX
4 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.98%) Windows
5 1 (0.99%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.50%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
4 11 (10.89%) Analytical Thinking
5 10 (9.90%) Scrum
6 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
6 9 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.91%) DNA
6 9 (8.91%) ITIL
7 8 (7.92%) CRM
7 8 (7.92%) Open Source
7 8 (7.92%) Process Improvement
7 8 (7.92%) Test Automation
8 7 (6.93%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.93%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (6.93%) OO
8 7 (6.93%) OOP
8 7 (6.93%) Project Management
8 7 (6.93%) SDLC
9 6 (5.94%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.78%) Java
1 22 (21.78%) SQL
2 12 (11.88%) PHP
3 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.91%) Ruby
4 7 (6.93%) Python
5 6 (5.94%) Perl
6 5 (4.95%) Apex Code
7 4 (3.96%) AWK
8 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.98%) ES6
9 2 (1.98%) Go
9 2 (1.98%) R
9 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.99%) C
10 1 (0.99%) C#
10 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.99%) Scala
10 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) CCNP
1 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (3.96%) Degree
1 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) ISEB
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.99%) ACCA
4 1 (0.99%) CCNA
4 1 (0.99%) CIMA
4 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.99%) MCITP
4 1 (0.99%) MCP
4 1 (0.99%) MCSA
4 1 (0.99%) MCSE
4 1 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.98%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) GDPR
3 1 (0.99%) GxP
3 1 (0.99%) IFRS
3 1 (0.99%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.99%) NIST 800
3 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.96%) VMware NSX
3 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.98%) XenApp
4 2 (1.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (10.89%) Ansible
2 4 (3.96%) Grafana
2 4 (3.96%) Puppet
3 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.99%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.99%) Kibana
4 1 (0.99%) logstash
4 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.99%) Terraform
4 1 (0.99%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.99%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) SAP
2 11 (10.89%) Oracle
3 10 (9.90%) IBM
4 8 (7.92%) hybris
5 7 (6.93%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (5.94%) Citrix
6 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.94%) New Relic
7 5 (4.95%) Cisco
7 5 (4.95%) Google
8 4 (3.96%) AppDynamics
8 4 (3.96%) Dynatrace
8 4 (3.96%) F5
8 4 (3.96%) Intershop
8 4 (3.96%) Sun
8 4 (3.96%) Tableau
8 4 (3.96%) VMware
9 3 (2.97%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.98%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.98%) Splunk