Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 190 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - +183
Contract jobs citing Creative Problem-Solving 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.090% 0.090% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
East of England median daily rate £240 £278 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.51% - -
England median daily rate £500 £379 £475
% change year-on-year +32.01% -20.26% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.50 £108.75 -
% change year-on-year -64.60% - -

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 3,735 3,772 4,064
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.46% 84.94% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,100 2,231 2,369
East of England median daily rate £433 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +3.03% +3.77%
10th Percentile £240 £230 £247
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 261 293
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £31.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.02% +26.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £11.52 £12.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.75 £50.78
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +19.05%

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 20 June 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
Cambridgeshire +2 3 £240 +33.33% 3
Suffolk - 1 - -
Creative Problem-Solving
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Product Owner
1 3 (75.00%) Product Owner
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum Product Owner
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft