Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Analytical Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Thinking over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 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.

Analytical Thinking
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 150 153
Rank change year-on-year -19 +3 +19
Contract jobs citing Analytical Thinking 6 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.14% 0.39% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.46% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 15
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65% +43.33%
10th Percentile £385 £300 £366
90th Percentile £463 £588 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +23.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -

Analytical Thinking 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 Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,704 3,474 3,531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.46% 84.61% 82.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,757 1,819 1,870
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £240 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 108 135
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.28% -21.62% -27.55%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.63 £41.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.56 £23.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +11.13% -4.76% -3.40%

Analytical Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Analytical Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Thinking in Berkshire

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Thinking in Berkshire

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Thinking in Berkshire

Analytical Thinking
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -7 3 £400 -13.51%
Reading -8 2 £400 -11.11% 1
Wokingham - 1 £475 -
Analytical Thinking
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Thinking 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Analytical Thinking.

1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) BCP
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) Automotive
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp

Analytical Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Business Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Web Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Web Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) BCP
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix