Period
to 28 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 28 November 2020 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.

Problem-Solving
South Wales > Newport
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 25 20
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 -12
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 4 14 22
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Newport 2.00% 5.20% 6.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 6.31% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 14
Median daily rate £416 £345 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.65% -10.97% +14.81%
10th Percentile £332 £225 £221
90th Percentile £507 £396 £468
South Wales median daily rate £329 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -6.07% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £16.26 £18.70 -
% change year-on-year -13.01% - -

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 Newport with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 171 222 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newport 85.50% 82.53% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 150 212
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £214 £225 £313
90th Percentile £525 £530 £575
South Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 15
Median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -41.33%
10th Percentile £16.50 £19.18 £11.91
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate £20.90 £19.71 £15.32
% change year-on-year +6.06% +28.66% -17.22%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Newport.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Newport

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Newport.

Daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Newport

Problem-Solving
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Newport over the 6 months to 28 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Newport

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Newport.

Hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Newport

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Newport region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Struts
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Xerox
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Quality Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) OOD
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Sprint Review
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) Xerox