Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Creative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Creative Thinking over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Creative Thinking
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 98 102
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing Creative Thinking 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.44% 0.31% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.38% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Hertfordshire median daily rate £125 £375 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.67% +130.77% -63.28%
10th Percentile £123 £375 £156
90th Percentile £128 £375 £169
East of England median daily rate £129 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -67.81% -11.11% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

Creative Thinking is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,317 1,329 1,102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.00% 82.91% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 675 629
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -
10th Percentile £205 £206 £223
90th Percentile £569 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 63 58
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.71 £19.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.82% -36.13% +39.98%
10th Percentile £12.51 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.18 £47.00 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.97 £33.33 £31.50
% change year-on-year -46.08% +5.81% +29.55%

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Creative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in Hertfordshire

Creative Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Creative Thinking in Hertfordshire

Creative Thinking
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 Creative Thinking within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 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 +8 4 - - 1
Hatfield - 3 £125 - 2
Creative Thinking
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Creative Thinking 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 Creative Thinking.

1 7 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 7 (100.00%) Adobe
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (57.14%) InVision
2 4 (57.14%) Final Cut Pro
2 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (57.14%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (57.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (57.14%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Graphic Design
2 4 (57.14%) Animation
3 3 (42.86%) Social Media
3 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Google
3 3 (42.86%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) Multimedia
3 3 (42.86%) Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) SEO
3 3 (42.86%) CMS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (42.86%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce

Creative Thinking
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 3 (42.86%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (57.14%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (57.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (57.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (57.14%) Final Cut Pro
2 4 (57.14%) InVision
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
1 3 (42.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Designer
1 4 (57.14%) Digital Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Junior
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Junior Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) UI Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Graduate Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Designer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) Animation
2 4 (57.14%) Graphic Design
2 4 (57.14%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Thinking
2 3 (42.86%) B2B
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) DNA
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Online Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) SEO
2 3 (42.86%) Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Adobe
2 3 (42.86%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Computacenter