Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Critical Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Critical Thinking over the 6 months to 19 October 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.

Critical Thinking
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Critical Thinking 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.43% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Bristol median daily rate £400 - -
South West median daily rate £525 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

Critical 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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,755 1,568 1,450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.29% 82.74% 84.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,179 1,063 1,042
Bristol median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £254
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 43 69
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £28.00 £28.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.21% -0.53% +48.86%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.75 £49.50 £45.40
South West median hourly rate £41.52 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.61% - -6.04%

Critical Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Critical Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Critical Thinking in Bristol

Critical Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Critical Thinking in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Critical 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Critical Thinking.

1 8 (88.89%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
3 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
3 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) Software Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) ERP
3 5 (55.56%) MBA
4 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) BPMN
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Asynchronous Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (11.11%) Conceptual Models
5 1 (11.11%) npm
5 1 (11.11%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
5 1 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) JSLint
5 1 (11.11%) Jasmine

Critical Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
1 1 (11.11%) npm
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Grunt
1 1 (11.11%) gulp
1 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
1 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (11.11%) Mocha
1 1 (11.11%) webpack
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Applications Architect
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) JSLint
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
1 1 (11.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Asset Management
3 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 5 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) ERP
3 5 (55.56%) Software Architecture
3 5 (55.56%) TOGAF
4 2 (22.22%) BPMN
4 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Asynchronous Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Conceptual Models
5 1 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) MBA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker