Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 12 July 2020 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.

Problem-Solving
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 33 23
Rank change year-on-year +21 -10 -6
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 10 23 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Basingstoke 8.40% 4.06% 7.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.62% 4.39% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 11
Median daily rate £388 £371 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.45% +15.94% +21.90%
10th Percentile £184 £260 £150
90th Percentile £575 £648 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £448 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -0.56% +12.50% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £19.50 £12.57 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.13% -25.51% -11.18%
10th Percentile £18.25 £12.51 £11.69
90th Percentile £20.75 £12.57 £22.56
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.50 £16.77 £40.00
% change year-on-year +28.21% -58.08% +6.67%

Problem-Solving 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 Basingstoke with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 104 524 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 87.39% 92.42% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 266 147
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +9.22%
10th Percentile £149 £263 £201
90th Percentile £572 £650 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £464 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +5.40% +3.53% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 16
Median hourly rate £29.25 £18.00 £15.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +17.78% -13.90%
10th Percentile £17.73 £12.45 £11.56
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.35 £36.88
Median hourly rate £31.61 £33.40 £31.57
% change year-on-year -5.36% +5.80% -8.49%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Basingstoke

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Basingstoke.

Daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Basingstoke

Problem-Solving
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Basingstoke over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Basingstoke

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Basingstoke.

Hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Problem-Solving 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) OpenLayers
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Lucidchart
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (10.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Defect Manager
1 2 (20.00%) IT Assistant
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Field Applications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Java EE
1 1 (10.00%) JSF
1 1 (10.00%) OpenLayers
1 1 (10.00%) React
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) SAPUI5
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Arduino
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Life Science
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Microservices
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Apple
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) SAP