Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 August 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.

Creative Thinking
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 195 194
Rank change year-on-year +20 -1 -20
Contract jobs citing Creative Thinking 10 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
East of England median daily rate £483 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.86% +27.27% -35.29%
10th Percentile £380 £124 £263
90th Percentile £536 £466 £543
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.75 £35.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year -23.57% +145.61% -69.89%

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 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 3,661 4,278 4,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.98% 85.49% 85.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,146 2,454 2,358
East of England median daily rate £450 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +2.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £240
90th Percentile £603 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 251 264
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.04% +3.00%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.18 £11.78
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.18
England median hourly rate £24.92 £21.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year +17.25% -9.57% +1.08%

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in the East of England

Creative Thinking
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 Thinking in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Creative Thinking in the East of England

Creative Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Creative Thinking in the East of England

Creative Thinking
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 Thinking in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Creative Thinking in the East of England

Creative Thinking
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 Thinking within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 August 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
Cambridgeshire -2 8 £483 +13.53% 4
Hertfordshire -2 1 - - 2
Norfolk -4 1 - -
Creative Thinking
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Creative Thinking.

1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Coaching
3 3 (30.00%) PaaS
3 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Strategic Thinking
3 3 (30.00%) Microservices
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Identification
4 2 (20.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 2 (20.00%) Critical Thinking
4 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (20.00%) Record to Report

Creative Thinking
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 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) HR Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) HR Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Architect
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (10.00%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Coaching
3 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Microservices
3 3 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Requirements Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Identification
3 3 (30.00%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (20.00%) Critical Thinking
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Ariba
2 1 (10.00%) Concur
2 1 (10.00%) hybris
2 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase