Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Creative Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Creative Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 10 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.

Creative Problem-Solving
England > East of England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 191 176
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15 +29
Contract jobs citing Creative Problem-Solving 4 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.080% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.094% 0.23% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
East of England median daily rate £335 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.56% - -
England median daily rate £366 £415 £450
% change year-on-year -11.75% -7.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
East of England median hourly rate - £41.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +172.13% -
England median hourly rate £33.50 £34.30 £15.25
% change year-on-year -2.32% +124.89% -29.07%

Creative 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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,249 4,290 3,970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.34% 84.77% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,514 2,480 2,287
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £220
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 257 320
East of England median hourly rate £17.84 £33.33 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.47% +5.81% +30.39%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.94 £12.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.04 £47.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

Creative Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Creative Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Problem-Solving in the East of England

Creative Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Creative Problem-Solving in the East of England

Creative Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Creative Problem-Solving in the East of England

Creative Problem-Solving
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Creative Problem-Solving within the East of England region over the 6 months to 10 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
Hertfordshire -1 4 £335 - 1
Creative Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Creative 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 East of England region with a requirement for Creative Problem-Solving.

1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) French Language
2 2 (50.00%) German Language
2 2 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Market Research
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Swedish Language
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA

Creative Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (25.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) French Language
1 2 (50.00%) German Language
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (25.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) MIS Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SaaS Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) API Development
3 1 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data-Driven Decision Making
3 1 (25.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (25.00%) Market Research
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) BMC
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
1 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (50.00%) Sun