Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 22 September 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.

Problem-Solving
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 31 34
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 +10
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 52 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 6.85% 5.49% 5.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 6.37% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 37
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £315 £172 £258
90th Percentile £500 £550 £634
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £360 £381
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.57% -4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - £11.83 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -55.00% +53.85% +75.49%

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 652 769 896
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 85.90% 86.11% 88.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 485 484
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.06% +6.73%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £549 £538 £600
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 11
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £13.23 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.56% -8.79% -35.91%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.00 £10.86
90th Percentile £39.63 £27.30 £18.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -20.00%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire

Problem-Solving
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Nottingham -4 47 £411 +2.81% 42
Mansfield -1 1 £400 +6.67% 2
Problem-Solving
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (34.62%) SQL
4 17 (32.69%) HTML
4 17 (32.69%) Linux
5 16 (30.77%) CSS
5 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 16 (30.77%) Oracle
6 12 (23.08%) Scrum
6 12 (23.08%) PL/SQL
6 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
6 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
7 11 (21.15%) Python
8 10 (19.23%) .NET
8 10 (19.23%) MySQL
8 10 (19.23%) Replication
8 10 (19.23%) Clustering
8 10 (19.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (19.23%) Percona
8 10 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (19.23%) Galera Cluster
9 9 (17.31%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (17.31%) Java
9 9 (17.31%) C#
9 9 (17.31%) Windows
9 9 (17.31%) Web Services
9 9 (17.31%) XML
10 8 (15.38%) Project Management
10 8 (15.38%) LAMP
10 8 (15.38%) HTML5

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 10 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (11.54%) Confluence
3 2 (3.85%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) nginx
3 2 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
1 3 (5.77%) FTP
1 3 (5.77%) HTTP
1 3 (5.77%) SAN
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) Network Security
3 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) Apache Cassandra
1 10 (19.23%) MySQL
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (11.54%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (11.54%) QlikView
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.54%) SQLPlus
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.77%) DB2
5 3 (5.77%) Essbase
5 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.77%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.38%) JIRA
3 7 (13.46%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.69%) Maven
6 3 (5.77%) Bitbucket
6 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.77%) JUnit
6 3 (5.77%) NetBeans
6 3 (5.77%) Selenium
6 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.85%) JMeter
7 2 (3.85%) MSBuild
7 2 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.85%) QF-Test
8 1 (1.92%) Protractor
8 1 (1.92%) SOAtest
8 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (5.77%) Legal
1 3 (5.77%) Marketing
1 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Back Office
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Administrator
2 11 (21.15%) Developer
3 10 (19.23%) DBA
4 9 (17.31%) MySQL DBA
5 8 (15.38%) Server Administrator
6 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) HTML
2 16 (30.77%) CSS
3 10 (19.23%) .NET
4 9 (17.31%) Web Services
4 9 (17.31%) XML
5 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 8 (15.38%) CSS3
5 8 (15.38%) HTML5
5 8 (15.38%) LAMP
6 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET
7 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (11.54%) jQuery
8 5 (9.62%) React
8 5 (9.62%) React Native
8 5 (9.62%) REST
9 3 (5.77%) Java RMI
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle Streams
9 3 (5.77%) OSGi
9 3 (5.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (19.23%) Clustering
2 10 (19.23%) Replication
3 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) NHS
6 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Linux
2 9 (17.31%) Windows
3 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
4 6 (11.54%) Unix
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.69%) CentOS
6 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Scrum
3 9 (17.31%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (15.38%) Project Management
5 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (13.46%) ITIL
6 6 (11.54%) BDD
6 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (11.54%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (11.54%) User Stories
6 6 (11.54%) Web Development
7 5 (9.62%) DevOps
7 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Decision-Making
8 4 (7.69%) Prototyping
8 4 (7.69%) SDLC
8 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) SQL
2 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 12 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 11 (21.15%) Python
5 9 (17.31%) C#
5 9 (17.31%) Java
6 7 (13.46%) Groovy
7 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.85%) Jython
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.92%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) PMO
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Docker
2 2 (3.85%) LXC
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Galera Cluster
2 3 (5.77%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.85%) Ansible
3 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.85%) Terraform
4 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle
2 10 (19.23%) Percona
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.77%) Hyperion
6 2 (3.85%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.85%) Splunk
7 1 (1.92%) Adobe
7 1 (1.92%) CommVault
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.92%) VMware