Period
to 24 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Innovative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Innovative Thinking over the 6 months to 24 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.

Innovative Thinking
England > North East
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 86 101
Contract jobs citing Innovative Thinking 0 1 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North East - 0.099% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
England median daily rate £413 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -17.45% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.00 £20.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year -20.99% -59.50% +37.49%

Innovative 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 North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 345 882 1,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 86.68% 87.24% 88.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 535 726
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +8.55%
10th Percentile £309 £256 £273
90th Percentile £565 £564 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 41 44
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.76 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.90% +12.57% -36.36%
10th Percentile £12.82 £11.60 £10.24
90th Percentile £44.13 £53.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% +9.09% -6.38%

Innovative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Innovative Thinking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Innovative Thinking in the North East

Innovative Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Innovative Thinking in the North East.

Daily rate trend for Innovative Thinking in the North East