The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Change Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Change Control over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Change Control
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 23 17 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8  
Contract jobs citing Change Control 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.69% 1.04% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.33% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £330 - £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £393
% change year-on-year - -4.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -8.33%  

Change Control is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 93 75 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 78.81% 78.13% 75.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 38 44
Median daily rate £463 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.66% +102.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Change Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Change Control as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Change Control in Watford

Change Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Change Control in Watford

Change Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Change Control in Watford

Change Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Change Control 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 Change Control.

1 3 (60.00%) BPR
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Business Process Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) RIA
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing

Change Control
Top Related 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 1 (20.00%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business IT Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Business Project Manager
1 3 (60.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) IT Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (60.00%) IT Project Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Project Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
1 1 (20.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) RIA
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) BPR
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Business Process Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) B2B
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle