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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for SOLID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOLID over the 6 months to 29 June 2022 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.

SOLID Principles
England > East Midlands
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 82 72 -
Rank change year-on-year -10 - -
Contract jobs citing SOLID 13 3 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.95% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 0
10th Percentile £400 - -
25th Percentile £463 £210 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £220 -
Median % change year-on-year +138.64% - -
75th Percentile £611 £230 -
90th Percentile £619 - -
England median daily rate £525 £512 £475
% change year-on-year +2.59% +7.74% -

SOLID 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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,091 886 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 79.64% 82.65% 79.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 590 396
10th Percentile £213 £190 £225
25th Percentile £351 £305 £310
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
75th Percentile £538 £492 £488
90th Percentile £632 £595 £583
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 46 32
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.00 £9.52
25th Percentile £16.05 £9.67 £11.40
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.81 £13.59
Median % change year-on-year +45.22% +8.98% -4.87%
75th Percentile £34.50 £26.94 £22.33
90th Percentile £35.00 £49.88 £44.88
England median hourly rate £28.41 £24.00 £22.74
% change year-on-year +18.38% +5.56% -1.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SOLID as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SOLID in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for SOLID in the East Midlands

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SOLID in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SOLID in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SOLID in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for SOLID in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SOLID within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Northamptonshire - 6 £519 -
Nottinghamshire +8 4 £614 +178.98% 6
Leicestershire - 3 £400 - 2
SOLID
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing SOLID 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SOLID.

1 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) TDD
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
1 11 (84.62%) Microservices
2 10 (76.92%) CI/CD
3 9 (69.23%) .NET Core
3 9 (69.23%) Azure
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 8 (61.54%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) MVC
4 8 (61.54%) BDD
5 7 (53.85%) OO
5 7 (53.85%) Spring
5 7 (53.85%) JUnit
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Maven
6 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
6 6 (46.15%) JMeter
6 6 (46.15%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 6 (46.15%) MSTest
6 6 (46.15%) Selenium
6 6 (46.15%) Agile
6 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
6 6 (46.15%) Event-Driven
6 6 (46.15%) Spock
6 6 (46.15%) Kubernetes
6 6 (46.15%) React
6 6 (46.15%) Gradle

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Azure
2 5 (38.46%) AWS
3 2 (15.38%) Azure DevOps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
1 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) JUnit
2 6 (46.15%) Gatling
2 6 (46.15%) Gradle
2 6 (46.15%) JMeter
2 6 (46.15%) Maven
2 6 (46.15%) MSTest
2 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) Spock
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) Postman
4 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (15.38%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Technical Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Backend Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Core
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) Spring
5 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
5 6 (46.15%) Enzyme
5 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
5 6 (46.15%) Jest
5 6 (46.15%) React
6 5 (38.46%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (38.46%) Node.js
6 5 (38.46%) RESTful
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (7.69%) CSS3
8 1 (7.69%) gRPC
8 1 (7.69%) jQuery
8 1 (7.69%) REST
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Native
1 1 (7.69%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Microservices
1 11 (84.62%) TDD
1 11 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) CI/CD
3 8 (61.54%) BDD
3 8 (61.54%) MVC
4 7 (53.85%) OO
5 6 (46.15%) Agile
5 6 (46.15%) Event-Driven
5 6 (46.15%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 6 (46.15%) Mob Programming
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) OOP
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
8 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
8 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) ES6
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) HNC
1 1 (7.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Accessibility
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Kubernetes
2 5 (38.46%) Ansible
2 5 (38.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft