The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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.

Academic Degree
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 27 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Contract jobs citing Degree 32 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.07% 4.96% 5.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.02% 24.24% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 10
Median daily rate £360 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 15
Median hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -62.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.85% +1.42%  

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 139 132 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 22.03% 20.47% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 57 86
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £244 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 36
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.05 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Hertfordshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Hertfordshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Hertfordshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Hertfordshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Hertfordshire

Degree
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 Degree within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 10 £400 - 2
Stevenage +2 5 - - 2
Watford -4 5 £275 -36.23% 8
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £360 - 2
Rickmansworth -3 4 £315 -3.07% 2
Borehamwood - 2 £328 - 3
Hitchin - 1 £350 -
St Albans - 1 £413 - 8
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 16 (29.63%) Project Management
2 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
3 10 (18.52%) Java
4 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (14.81%) HTML
5 8 (14.81%) CSS
5 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
5 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (12.96%) HTML5
6 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
6 7 (12.96%) Finance
6 7 (12.96%) ERP
7 6 (11.11%) Windows
7 6 (11.11%) C++
7 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
7 6 (11.11%) Office 365
7 6 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (9.26%) OneDrive
8 5 (9.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (9.26%) User Experience
8 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (9.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 5 (9.26%) Xerox

Degree
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 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.26%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (3.70%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (11.11%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (9.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (9.26%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.70%) ICMP
3 2 (3.70%) SpaceWire
4 1 (1.85%) Firewall
4 1 (1.85%) GGSN
4 1 (1.85%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
4 1 (1.85%) SAN
4 1 (1.85%) Skype
4 1 (1.85%) SMS
4 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.85%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (1.85%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Bugzilla
1 3 (5.56%) ClearCase
1 3 (5.56%) ClearQuest
2 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.70%) NetBeans
2 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
1 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.26%) Legal
2 5 (9.26%) Marketing
3 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.56%) Automotive
3 3 (5.56%) Avionics
4 2 (3.70%) Military
4 2 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) French Language
5 1 (1.85%) Games
5 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Graduate
3 6 (11.11%) Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Designer
4 5 (9.26%) IT Graduate
5 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Validation Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) UX Designer
6 3 (5.56%) Validation Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Digital Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Graduate Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) CSS
1 8 (14.81%) HTML
2 7 (12.96%) HTML5
3 5 (9.26%) .NET
3 5 (9.26%) Flash
4 3 (5.56%) Node.js
5 2 (3.70%) Qt
5 2 (3.70%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.85%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.85%) CSS3
6 1 (1.85%) jQuery
6 1 (1.85%) JSON
6 1 (1.85%) Middleware
6 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) User Experience
3 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.85%) CCTV
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) CMDB
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) FMCG
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Project Management
2 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
2 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (12.96%) ERP
4 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 6 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
4 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.26%) Change Management
5 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.26%) Validation
5 5 (9.26%) Wireframes
6 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.41%) Change Control
6 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.41%) Contingency Planning
6 4 (7.41%) Identity Management
6 4 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) Java
2 6 (11.11%) C++
3 5 (9.26%) Python
4 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.56%) C
5 3 (5.56%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) SQL
6 2 (3.70%) Tcl
7 1 (1.85%) ANSI C
7 1 (1.85%) PHP
7 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (9.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) GCIA
4 2 (3.70%) GCIH
4 2 (3.70%) Master's Degree
4 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) CCENT
5 1 (1.85%) HND
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.85%) PhD
5 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 3 (5.56%) ECSS
3 2 (3.70%) QA
4 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Cygwin
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.70%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Adobe
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Xerox
3 3 (5.56%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco
4 2 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.70%) NetWitness
4 2 (3.70%) Qualys
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.70%) Splunk
5 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.85%) Ariba
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) Huawei
5 1 (1.85%) iManage
5 1 (1.85%) Polycom
5 1 (1.85%) Redknee
5 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
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