Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Qualitative Research skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Qualitative Research over the 6 months to 21 February 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.

Qualitative Research
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +97
Contract jobs citing Qualitative Research 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.45% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate £380 - -
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £395
% change year-on-year +14.29% -11.39% -15.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

Qualitative Research 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 1,260 1,055 1,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.82% 78.44% 76.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 598 516
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +5.77%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £259
90th Percentile £575 £564 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 54 87
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £23.14 £42.35 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.37% +92.50% -32.82%
10th Percentile £12.96 £11.08 £12.28
90th Percentile £47.43 £53.75 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +33.33%

Qualitative Research
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Qualitative Research as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Qualitative Research in Hertfordshire

Qualitative Research
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 Qualitative Research within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 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 - 6 £400 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £360 -
Qualitative Research
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Qualitative Research 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 Qualitative Research.

1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
2 6 (85.71%) Ethnography
2 6 (85.71%) Ethnographic Research
2 6 (85.71%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (85.71%) Axure RP
2 6 (85.71%) Wireframes
2 6 (85.71%) Quantitative Research
2 6 (85.71%) Contextual Inquiry
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) Usability Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Guided Exploration
3 5 (71.43%) Conceptual Models
3 5 (71.43%) Games
3 5 (71.43%) Competitor Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) Information Architecture
3 5 (71.43%) DNA
3 5 (71.43%) Task Model
3 5 (71.43%) Heuristic Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 1 (14.29%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) RAD
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping

Qualitative Research
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 6 (85.71%) OmniGraffle
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (71.43%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) User Experience Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience Researcher
2 1 (14.29%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Contextual Inquiry
1 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
1 6 (85.71%) Ethnographic Research
1 6 (85.71%) Ethnography
1 6 (85.71%) Guided Exploration
1 6 (85.71%) Quantitative Research
1 6 (85.71%) Usability Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Wireframes
2 5 (71.43%) Competitor Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Conceptual Models
2 5 (71.43%) DNA
2 5 (71.43%) Heuristic Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Information Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Task Model
3 1 (14.29%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) RAD
3 1 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared