Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 20 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 31 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 11.03% 6.82% 10.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.10% 20.22% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Watford median daily rate £350 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £291 £328 £325
90th Percentile £430 £595 £470
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £325 £440
% change year-on-year +23.08% -26.14% +8.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.60 - £14.75

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 103 89 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 36.65% 33.71% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 45 37
Watford median daily rate £394 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £266 £130 £250
90th Percentile £519 £556 £508
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Watford median hourly rate £40.50 £11.33 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +257.46% -21.86% +5.45%
10th Percentile £26.90 £11.33 £14.25
90th Percentile £87.00 £11.33 £14.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £33.25 £14.20 £15.95
% change year-on-year +134.15% -10.97% -50.92%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Watford region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 20 (64.52%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) Finance
4 12 (38.71%) Java
5 9 (29.03%) DB2
5 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
5 9 (29.03%) DNA
5 9 (29.03%) IBM
5 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
5 9 (29.03%) DbVisualizer
6 8 (25.81%) Magento
6 8 (25.81%) hybris
6 8 (25.81%) Oracle
7 7 (22.58%) Fintech
8 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 6 (19.35%) Project Management
8 6 (19.35%) JIRA
8 6 (19.35%) Retail
9 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (16.13%) Scrum
9 5 (16.13%) Selenium
9 5 (16.13%) Ruby
9 5 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (16.13%) Statistics
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.13%) Unix
9 5 (16.13%) Linux
9 5 (16.13%) OOP
9 5 (16.13%) OO

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 9 (29.03%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Solr
2 4 (12.90%) JBoss
2 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
4 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.45%) AutoCAD
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Magento
2 4 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.23%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) VoIP
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
1 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) DB2
1 9 (29.03%) DbVisualizer
2 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (16.13%) Redis
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) Blockchain
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Selenium
3 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.90%) Firebug
3 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.90%) JMeter
3 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
3 4 (12.90%) The Grinder
3 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) VersionOne
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Automation Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.23%) Database Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Server Support
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) React
2 5 (16.13%) RESTful
2 5 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (12.90%) Gherkin
3 4 (12.90%) RESTEasy
4 1 (3.23%) Flash
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) J2EE
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Fintech
2 5 (16.13%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Animation
4 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
1 5 (16.13%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) DNA
3 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Analytical Thinking
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (16.13%) OO
5 5 (16.13%) OOP
5 5 (16.13%) Open Source
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) Statistics
5 5 (16.13%) System Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) Ruby
4 4 (12.90%) AWK
4 4 (12.90%) Perl
4 4 (12.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) Go
6 1 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) MAPM
2 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Ansible
2 4 (12.90%) Grafana
3 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) IBM
2 8 (25.81%) hybris
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) AppDynamics
4 4 (12.90%) Dynatrace
4 4 (12.90%) Intershop
4 4 (12.90%) New Relic
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) TOWER Software