Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 26 48
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 -13
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 35 59 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 5.19% 6.30% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.21% 7.29% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 23
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +5.07%
10th Percentile £338 £140 £250
90th Percentile £498 £631 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £14.77 - £37.50
10th Percentile £9.52 - £36.25
90th Percentile £19.50 - £38.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.23 £35.00 £14.04
% change year-on-year -59.34% +149.24% -24.18%

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 564 809 782
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 83.68% 86.43% 86.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 534 447
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £425 £411 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% +4.78% +4.67%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £273
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £398 £380
% change year-on-year +3.14% +4.61% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 20
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.23 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.70% +3.73% -11.46%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £9.95
90th Percentile £24.03 £24.05 £25.35
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -9.69%

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 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -11 26 £411 +2.81% 48
Mansfield - 4 £375 - 5
Problem-Solving
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) SQL
3 18 (51.43%) Oracle
4 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 14 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (34.29%) PL/SQL
7 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
7 11 (31.43%) C#
7 11 (31.43%) Java
8 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
8 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (28.57%) Degree
8 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (25.71%) CSS3
9 9 (25.71%) HTML5
9 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (25.71%) Groovy
9 9 (25.71%) CSS
9 9 (25.71%) HTML
9 9 (25.71%) Windows
9 9 (25.71%) Web Services
10 8 (22.86%) Retail
10 8 (22.86%) Scrum
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
11 7 (20.00%) WCF
11 7 (20.00%) WPF
11 7 (20.00%) REST

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 4 (11.43%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.86%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) OpenShift
3 2 (5.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DMVPN
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) IPsec
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) WAAS
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (14.29%) DB2
3 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) JIRA
3 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) JUnit
3 5 (14.29%) NetBeans
4 4 (11.43%) Maven
4 4 (11.43%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (11.43%) Selenium
5 2 (5.71%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.71%) JMeter
5 2 (5.71%) MSBuild
5 2 (5.71%) QF-Test
5 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.86%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Field Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (25.71%) CSS
2 9 (25.71%) CSS3
2 9 (25.71%) HTML
2 9 (25.71%) HTML5
2 9 (25.71%) Web Services
3 7 (20.00%) REST
3 7 (20.00%) WCF
3 7 (20.00%) WinForms
3 7 (20.00%) WPF
4 6 (17.14%) .NET
4 6 (17.14%) Java RMI
5 5 (14.29%) jQuery
5 5 (14.29%) OSGi
6 3 (8.57%) .NET Core
6 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Core
6 3 (8.57%) React
6 3 (8.57%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) EPoS
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.57%) Robotics
4 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) CentOS
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (22.86%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) BDD
4 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (17.14%) SDLC
5 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.29%) Build Automation
6 5 (14.29%) Dependency Management
6 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (14.29%) Web Development
7 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.43%) MVC
7 4 (11.43%) Time Management
7 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.43%) User Stories
8 3 (8.57%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (5.71%) Logistics
9 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) PL/SQL
3 11 (31.43%) C#
3 11 (31.43%) Java
4 10 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Groovy
6 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.71%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
2 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Terraform
3 1 (2.86%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Oracle
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) AppDynamics
3 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.71%) Splunk
4 1 (2.86%) Apple
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) VMware