Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 22 January 2019 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
South West > Devon
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 36 33
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 23 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 4.95% 3.20% 4.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.56% 3.74% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 10
Devon median daily rate £338 £348 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.95% +128.03% -58.78%
10th Percentile £254 £213 £125
90th Percentile £600 £498 £307
South West median daily rate £425 £386 £380
% change year-on-year +10.03% +1.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Devon median hourly rate - £40.00 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% -
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +13.09% -7.50% -2.44%

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 Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 414 428 391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 89.03% 85.60% 84.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 247 241
Devon median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £205 £185
90th Percentile £600 £575 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 37
Devon median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +61.12% -37.09%
10th Percentile £10.35 £21.22 £10.80
90th Percentile £40.35 £47.70 £48.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -13.89% -8.28%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Devon

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem-Solving in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Devon

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Devon over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Devon

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Devon

Problem-Solving
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Devon region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Plymouth +9 16 £445 +48.21% 4
Exeter -8 6 £338 -14.56% 17
Problem-Solving
South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Devon region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
6 10 (43.48%) Coaching
6 10 (43.48%) Workflow
7 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
8 8 (34.78%) SQL
9 7 (30.43%) SCCM
9 7 (30.43%) Office 365
10 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
11 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
12 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
12 4 (17.39%) JIRA
13 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
13 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
13 3 (13.04%) Python
13 3 (13.04%) C#
13 3 (13.04%) C++
13 3 (13.04%) Project Management
13 3 (13.04%) Visualisation

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) InVision
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) AMQP
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) GitLab
3 1 (4.35%) gulp
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Sikuli
3 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.35%) webpack
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) IT Engineer
1 10 (43.48%) Senior IT Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Database Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Senior Database Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Data Scientist
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
1 2 (8.70%) JSON
1 2 (8.70%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) amCharts
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) D3.js
2 1 (4.35%) Highcharts JS
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) HTML5
2 1 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.35%) React Native
2 1 (4.35%) Sass
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) Spring Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Coaching
1 10 (43.48%) Workflow
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (13.04%) Microservices
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Break/Fix
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Data Science
4 2 (8.70%) Decision-Making
4 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
4 2 (8.70%) Neural Network
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Presales
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.04%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) ES6
6 1 (4.35%) Groovy
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Java 8
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) R
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) PhD
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.35%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 1 (4.35%) VMware