Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 17 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 35 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.16% 8.18% 8.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.48% 26.47% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Watford median daily rate £375 £425 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +58.88% -17.69%
10th Percentile £249 £309 £119
90th Percentile £536 £485 £414
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £400 £430
% change year-on-year -12.50% -6.98% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £32.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.16 £15.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.16% -17.57% -13.95%

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 143 68 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 37.43% 30.91% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 37 43
Watford median daily rate £388 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £250 £124 £206
90th Percentile £488 £550 £490
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Watford median hourly rate £32.00 £11.33 £32.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.44% -65.38% +161.84%
10th Percentile £21.60 £11.33 £17.64
90th Percentile £42.40 £12.21 £42.27
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +11.54% -39.53% -

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 20 February 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

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Watford

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Watford over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) SQL
3 17 (48.57%) E-Commerce
4 15 (42.86%) Java
5 14 (40.00%) Oracle
5 14 (40.00%) DB2
5 14 (40.00%) DbVisualizer
6 10 (28.57%) Finance
7 9 (25.71%) LoadRunner
7 9 (25.71%) JMeter
7 9 (25.71%) AWK
7 9 (25.71%) Perl
7 9 (25.71%) PHP
7 9 (25.71%) DNA
7 9 (25.71%) IBM
7 9 (25.71%) AIX
7 9 (25.71%) Linux
7 9 (25.71%) JBoss
7 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
7 9 (25.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
7 9 (25.71%) Statistics
7 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
7 9 (25.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (25.71%) New Relic
7 9 (25.71%) AppDynamics
7 9 (25.71%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (25.71%) Dynatrace
7 9 (25.71%) The Grinder
7 9 (25.71%) Grafana

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 (25.71%) JBoss
1 9 (25.71%) Tomcat
1 9 (25.71%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) Apache Solr
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Magento
2 1 (2.86%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) DB2
1 14 (40.00%) DbVisualizer
2 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (20.00%) Redis
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) JMeter
1 9 (25.71%) LoadRunner
1 9 (25.71%) The Grinder
2 5 (14.29%) JIRA
2 5 (14.29%) Selenium
3 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.43%) Firebug
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Retail
3 5 (14.29%) Games
4 3 (8.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Automation Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Data Quality Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Procurement Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Server Support
7 1 (2.86%) Server Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) React
1 7 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 5 (14.29%) RESTful
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) Gherkin
3 4 (11.43%) RESTEasy
4 2 (5.71%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) Flash
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Fintech
2 3 (8.57%) Social Media
3 1 (2.86%) Blog
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) AIX
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) E-Commerce
3 9 (25.71%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (25.71%) DNA
3 9 (25.71%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (25.71%) Performance Testing
3 9 (25.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (25.71%) Statistics
4 8 (22.86%) Analytical Thinking
5 7 (20.00%) OO
5 7 (20.00%) OOP
5 7 (20.00%) Open Source
6 5 (14.29%) System Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.43%) Analytics
7 4 (11.43%) BDD
7 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.43%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 3 (8.57%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) Java
3 9 (25.71%) AWK
3 9 (25.71%) Perl
3 9 (25.71%) PHP
4 7 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Grafana
2 7 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) AppDynamics
2 9 (25.71%) Dynatrace
2 9 (25.71%) IBM
2 9 (25.71%) New Relic
3 8 (22.86%) hybris
4 4 (11.43%) Intershop
5 3 (8.57%) Google
6 2 (5.71%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) Ariba
7 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.86%) Cognos
7 1 (2.86%) Facebook
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.86%) Talend
7 1 (2.86%) Twitter