Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 91 90
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Creative Thinking 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.40% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £125 - £130
East of England median daily rate £288 £275 £415
% change year-on-year +4.55% -33.73% +1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £12.50 -
East of England median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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 1,108 1,262 1,001
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.95% 82.65% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 669 559
Hertfordshire median daily rate £440 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £250 £206 £208
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 65 55
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.00 £17.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.29% -58.82% +97.67%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.36 £11.29
90th Percentile £66.81 £47.25 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -23.00% -25.37% +29.47%

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 22 March 2019. 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 - 3 - - 2
Hatfield +3 1 £125 - 1
Creative Thinking
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (50.00%) Data Reconciliation
2 2 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Source to Pay
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Accounts Payable
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (50.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (25.00%) Computacenter
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design

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 1 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (25.00%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (25.00%) InVision
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Junior
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Junior Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Digital Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Animation
3 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Accounts Payable
1 2 (50.00%) Data Reconciliation
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Source to Pay
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Online Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Computacenter
2 1 (25.00%) Google