Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Creative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Creative Thinking over the 6 months to 25 May 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.

Creative Thinking
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 51 74 81
Rank change year-on-year +23 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Creative Thinking 6 5 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.04% 0.47% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.56% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £279 £450 £413
90th Percentile £576 £450 £438
East of England median daily rate £500 £450 £275
% change year-on-year +11.11% +63.64% -20.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £12.50

Creative 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 515 898 926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.95% 85.28% 87.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 512 442
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £280 £255 £263
90th Percentile £650 £625 £575
East of England median daily rate £445 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -1.11% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 96 87
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% -8.55% -38.71%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £11.29
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £48.50
Median hourly rate £20.98 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.86% - -46.97%

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Creative Thinking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in Cambridgeshire

Creative Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Creative Thinking in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Creative Thinking in Cambridgeshire

Creative Thinking
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Creative Thinking in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Creative Thinking in Cambridgeshire

Creative Thinking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Creative Thinking in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Creative Thinking in Cambridgeshire

Creative Thinking
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Creative Thinking within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
Cambridge +26 5 £575 +27.78% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £250 -
Creative Thinking
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Creative 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Creative Thinking.

1 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) e-Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Process Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) PMO
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
3 1 (16.67%) Moodle
3 1 (16.67%) GIMP
3 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (16.67%) API Design
3 1 (16.67%) Vector Graphics
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Business Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) Camtasia

Creative Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (16.67%) Camtasia
1 1 (16.67%) GIMP
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Author
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Designer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Financial Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Trainer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Author
2 1 (16.67%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Learning Management System
2 1 (16.67%) Motion Graphics
2 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Vector Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Process Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (16.67%) API Design
3 1 (16.67%) Business Forecasting
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Management
3 1 (16.67%) Instructional Design
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) SAP