Period
to 14 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Analytical Skills
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 13 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 34 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.94% 9.93% 8.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.00% 30.21% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Watford median daily rate £538 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.47% +21.43% +1.45%
10th Percentile £217 £319 £148
90th Percentile £600 £483 £413
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -5.49% +2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £19.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.84 £15.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.39% -59.33% +74.42%

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 136 96 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 31.78% 32.88% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 48 64
Watford median daily rate £388 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +2.41% +10.67%
10th Percentile £200 £105 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £459
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Watford median hourly rate £19.00 £11.69 £27.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.53% -57.84% +121.84%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £15.10 £21.50
% change year-on-year +11.29% -29.77% +43.33%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Watford

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Watford

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Watford over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Watford

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Watford region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Data Quality
3 10 (29.41%) Oracle
3 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
4 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
4 9 (26.47%) Migration
4 9 (26.47%) Reference Data
4 9 (26.47%) Data Mapping
4 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
4 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
4 9 (26.47%) Talend
4 9 (26.47%) Data Migration
4 9 (26.47%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (17.65%) Finance
5 6 (17.65%) Games
5 6 (17.65%) Java
5 6 (17.65%) DB2
6 5 (14.71%) DbVisualizer
6 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (14.71%) New Relic
6 5 (14.71%) AppDynamics
6 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Statistics
6 5 (14.71%) AIX
6 5 (14.71%) Linux
6 5 (14.71%) Perl
6 5 (14.71%) PHP

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (14.71%) JBoss
1 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) DB2
3 5 (14.71%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.76%) Redis
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (14.71%) JMeter
2 5 (14.71%) LoadRunner
2 5 (14.71%) The Grinder
3 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
1 6 (17.65%) Games
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Consultant
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) SQL Server Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Change Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Data Quality Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Procurement Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.94%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Cognos Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Information Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Process Manager
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) React
1 4 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Reference Data
2 4 (11.76%) Fintech
3 3 (8.82%) Social Media
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Blog
5 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) AIX
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Data Mapping
2 9 (26.47%) Data Migration
2 9 (26.47%) E-Commerce
2 9 (26.47%) Migration
3 5 (14.71%) Analytical Thinking
3 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
3 5 (14.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Statistics
4 4 (11.76%) Analytics
4 4 (11.76%) Database Tuning
4 4 (11.76%) OO
4 4 (11.76%) OOP
4 4 (11.76%) Open Source
5 3 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (8.82%) SEO
5 3 (8.82%) Web Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) T-SQL
3 6 (17.65%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) AWK
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
4 5 (14.71%) PHP
5 4 (11.76%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Grafana
2 4 (11.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle
2 9 (26.47%) Talend
3 5 (14.71%) AppDynamics
3 5 (14.71%) Dynatrace
3 5 (14.71%) New Relic
4 3 (8.82%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.94%) Ariba
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Cognos
5 1 (2.94%) Facebook
5 1 (2.94%) hybris
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.94%) Twitter