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 29 March 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.

Degree
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 25 32
Rank change year-on-year -15 +7  
Contract jobs citing Degree 20 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.41% 5.09% 4.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 22.01% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 12
Median daily rate £481 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.31% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £325 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £517 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +2.30% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.75 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +194.11% -63.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year -31.25% +25.58%  

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 140 159 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 23.85% 23.14% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 66 55
Median daily rate £340 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 12
Median hourly rate £34.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.46% +30.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.63 £40.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Watford +4 8 - - 5
Stevenage +1 3 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead +6 2 - - 6
Hatfield -10 2 £481 +39.49% 4
St Albans - 2 - - 5
Rickmansworth -2 1 - -
Harpenden - 1 £600 -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 14 (36.84%) Project Management
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (21.05%) MS Office
4 7 (18.42%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) Finance
4 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (15.79%) Legal
5 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
5 6 (15.79%) Internet
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle
6 5 (13.16%) C++
6 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (13.16%) Office 365
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (13.16%) OneDrive
6 5 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.53%) Coaching
7 4 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
7 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
7 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
7 4 (10.53%) Forcepoint
7 4 (10.53%) ERP
7 4 (10.53%) Windows
7 4 (10.53%) .NET

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 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (5.26%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.63%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (13.16%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 5 (13.16%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.26%) NetBeans
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.26%) Military
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Graduate
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Data Architect
5 3 (7.89%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) Qt
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Project Management
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.53%) Coaching
5 4 (10.53%) ERP
5 4 (10.53%) Identity Management
5 4 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 4 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (7.89%) SOA
6 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.89%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (5.26%) Migration
7 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Java
2 5 (13.16%) C++
3 3 (7.89%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) PHP
4 2 (5.26%) Tcl
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PMO
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Packer
2 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Forcepoint
4 3 (7.89%) SAP
5 2 (5.26%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.63%) Ariba
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix
6 1 (2.63%) Cognos
6 1 (2.63%) iManage
6 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.63%) Veritas
6 1 (2.63%) VMware
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