Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 27 26
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +16
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 72 49 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 8.28% 5.68% 5.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.44% 6.65% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 40
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.24% +20.38%
10th Percentile £295 £222 £263
90th Percentile £509 £550 £627
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £383
% change year-on-year - -1.96% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £32.00 £10.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.67% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £24.00 £50.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -52.00% +150.00% +5.26%

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 763 737 942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 87.70% 85.50% 86.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 438 491
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -4.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £254 £258
90th Percentile £563 £538 £625
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 14
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £17.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.17% +19.00% -38.14%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.68 £11.95
90th Percentile £47.50 £26.75 £18.53
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +9.38% -4.92% -10.29%

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 20 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 July 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 +1 64 £400 -1.23% 26
Mansfield -1 1 £400 +6.67% 1
Problem-Solving
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 27 (37.50%) Linux
1 27 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (30.56%) Bash Shell
2 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (26.39%) Windows
4 18 (25.00%) SQL
5 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
6 16 (22.22%) Oracle
7 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
8 14 (19.44%) PL/SQL
8 14 (19.44%) HTML
8 14 (19.44%) MySQL
8 14 (19.44%) Python
9 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (18.06%) Replication
9 13 (18.06%) Clustering
9 13 (18.06%) CSS
9 13 (18.06%) Capacity Planning
9 13 (18.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (18.06%) Elasticsearch
9 13 (18.06%) Percona
9 13 (18.06%) Galera Cluster
10 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 12 (16.67%) ITIL
10 12 (16.67%) Project Management
11 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
11 10 (13.89%) Firewall
11 10 (13.89%) .NET
11 10 (13.89%) Open Source
12 9 (12.50%) nginx

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 13 (18.06%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (12.50%) Apache
2 9 (12.50%) nginx
3 3 (4.17%) Confluence
4 2 (2.78%) CMS
4 2 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.39%) Demantra
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.39%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Boomi
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) Firewall
2 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
4 3 (4.17%) FTP
4 3 (4.17%) SAN
5 1 (1.39%) Internet
5 1 (1.39%) Network Security
5 1 (1.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) MySQL
2 13 (18.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (8.33%) QlikView
5 6 (8.33%) SQLPlus
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 3 (4.17%) Essbase
8 3 (4.17%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.39%) Big Data
9 1 (1.39%) Data Lake
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.39%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.39%) Protractor
5 1 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.39%) SOAtest
5 1 (1.39%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.39%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.39%) Toad
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
1 5 (6.94%) Retail
2 4 (5.56%) Back Office
3 3 (4.17%) Legal
3 3 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Administrator
2 14 (19.44%) DBA
3 13 (18.06%) MySQL DBA
4 9 (12.50%) Developer
4 9 (12.50%) Server Administrator
4 9 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 6 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) HTML
2 13 (18.06%) CSS
3 10 (13.89%) .NET
4 9 (12.50%) LAMP
5 8 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 8 (11.11%) XML
6 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET
7 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (6.94%) CSS3
8 5 (6.94%) HTML5
8 5 (6.94%) jQuery
8 5 (6.94%) React
8 5 (6.94%) React Native
9 4 (5.56%) Web Services
10 3 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (4.17%) Oracle Streams
11 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (2.78%) SOAP
11 2 (2.78%) Velocity
12 1 (1.39%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.06%) Clustering
2 13 (18.06%) Replication
3 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.78%) NHS
6 1 (1.39%) FMCG
6 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (37.50%) Linux
2 19 (26.39%) Windows
3 9 (12.50%) CentOS
3 9 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 9 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.72%) Unix
5 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.06%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (16.67%) ITIL
3 12 (16.67%) Project Management
4 10 (13.89%) Open Source
5 9 (12.50%) Change Management
5 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.72%) DevOps
6 7 (9.72%) Scrum
7 6 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.94%) Decision-Making
8 5 (6.94%) PRINCE2
8 5 (6.94%) Web Development
9 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) ETL
9 4 (5.56%) Migration
9 4 (5.56%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 22 (30.56%) Bash Shell
2 18 (25.00%) SQL
3 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.44%) PL/SQL
4 14 (19.44%) Python
5 12 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 8 (11.11%) C#
7 7 (9.72%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.17%) Java
9 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.39%) VBA
9 1 (1.39%) XMLA
9 1 (1.39%) XPath
9 1 (1.39%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) Master's Degree
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL Certification
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.39%) MCSE
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) PMO
2 5 (6.94%) TickIT
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Docker
1 9 (12.50%) LXC
2 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) Galera Cluster
2 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
2 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Oracle
2 13 (18.06%) Percona
3 10 (13.89%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.17%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.78%) CommVault
6 2 (2.78%) Genesys
6 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe
7 1 (1.39%) Dell
7 1 (1.39%) HP
7 1 (1.39%) MapR
7 1 (1.39%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.39%) Remedy
7 1 (1.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.39%) Tableau