Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 19 July 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.

Customer Requirements
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 78 64
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14 +41
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 23 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.46% 1.18% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.46% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 15
Hertfordshire median daily rate £200 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +10.34% -6.45%
10th Percentile £133 £242 £288
90th Percentile £418 £503 £468
East of England median daily rate £425 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +21.43% -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.03% - -44.48%

Customer Requirements 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 1,276 1,027 1,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.22% 80.87% 78.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 522 593
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £208 £213 £250
90th Percentile £568 £588 £550
East of England median daily rate £433 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.86% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 67 47
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £18.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.78% -40.00% +43.30%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.38 £9.23
90th Percentile £46.25 £52.50 £53.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -41.67% +29.03% +3.33%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in Hertfordshire

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Requirements in Hertfordshire

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Customer Requirements in Hertfordshire

Customer Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Customer Requirements in Hertfordshire

Customer Requirements
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 Customer Requirements within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Hatfield +6 12 £200 -50.00% 9
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £135 -
Watford +1 3 £350 -22.22% 1
Customer Requirements
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Requirements 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 Customer Requirements.

1 8 (34.78%) Information Security
1 8 (34.78%) Computacenter
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Omniture
3 3 (13.04%) Validation
3 3 (13.04%) Workflow
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (13.04%) Usability Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 3 (13.04%) SDLC
3 3 (13.04%) Optimizely
3 3 (13.04%) Prototyping
4 2 (8.70%) Data Entry
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (8.70%) Data Validation
4 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (8.70%) BMC
4 2 (8.70%) Internet
4 2 (8.70%) Remedy
4 2 (8.70%) AutoCAD

Customer Requirements
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:

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.70%) AutoCAD
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Coordinator
3 3 (13.04%) Designer
3 3 (13.04%) Project Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (13.04%) UX Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Finance Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Java EE
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (4.35%) Spring
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Information Security
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) Prototyping
3 3 (13.04%) SDLC
3 3 (13.04%) Usability Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Validation
3 3 (13.04%) Workflow
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Data Entry
4 2 (8.70%) Data Validation
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.35%) Product Management
5 1 (4.35%) Psychology
5 1 (4.35%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Computacenter
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Omniture
3 3 (13.04%) Optimizely
4 2 (8.70%) BMC
4 2 (8.70%) Remedy
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle