Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 14 August 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 Thinking
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 96 146
Rank change year-on-year +7 +50 -74
Contract jobs citing Creative Thinking 8 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.84% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £280 - £350
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £280 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 834 779 1,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.07% 90.27% 89.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 546 1,273
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £390 £375 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +16.82% -17.69%
10th Percentile £256 £263 £221
90th Percentile £598 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 96
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £25.50 £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.74% +10.71% +105.81%
10th Percentile £10.56 £12.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £44.13 £43.45 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.00 £29.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year -0.85% +4.46% +107.41%

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Creative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in Newcastle upon Tyne

Creative Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Creative Thinking in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Creative Thinking in Newcastle upon Tyne

Creative Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Creative Thinking in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Creative Thinking.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Nagios
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Ruby
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (75.00%) Open Source
1 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
1 6 (75.00%) High Availability
1 6 (75.00%) Splunk
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (75.00%) New Relic
1 6 (75.00%) Ansible
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (75.00%) Datadog
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (75.00%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Creative Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (75.00%) Datadog
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Junior
2 3 (37.50%) Junior DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Documentation Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) High Availability
1 6 (75.00%) Open Source
1 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
5 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
5 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Ansible
1 6 (75.00%) Nagios
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) New Relic
1 6 (75.00%) Splunk
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft