Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 26 32
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 +10
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 28 61 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 3.93% 6.45% 5.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 7.49% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 42 33
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.58% -
10th Percentile £375 £171 £250
90th Percentile £500 £500 £600
East Midlands median daily rate £424 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.07% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £10.04 £11.83 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.14% -68.47% +219.15%
10th Percentile £9.52 £11.41 £36.25
90th Percentile £10.55 £12.24 £38.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £10.65 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -69.57% +75.00% +7.99%

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 599 814 852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 84.13% 86.05% 86.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 531 446
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £563 £555
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 18
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.23 £13.23 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.56% +3.73% -11.46%
10th Percentile £9.26 £9.00 £9.47
90th Percentile £22.72 £28.50 £23.60
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £15.45 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.69% +10.36% -13.58%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -16 27 £450 +12.50% 30
Problem-Solving
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (32.14%) Groovy
4 8 (28.57%) BDD
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Web Services
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) Linux
5 7 (25.00%) REST
5 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 7 (25.00%) JIRA
5 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (25.00%) Docker
6 6 (21.43%) SDLC
6 6 (21.43%) CSS3
6 6 (21.43%) HTML5
6 6 (21.43%) Python
6 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) HTML
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) Replication
7 5 (17.86%) NetBeans
7 5 (17.86%) Clustering
7 5 (17.86%) DB2
7 5 (17.86%) JUnit
7 5 (17.86%) MySQL

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 5 (17.86%) Confluence
1 5 (17.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
2 2 (7.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (17.86%) DB2
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
1 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
1 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) JUnit
2 5 (17.86%) NetBeans
3 4 (14.29%) Maven
4 3 (10.71%) Bitbucket
4 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.71%) Selenium
4 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) JMeter
5 2 (7.14%) MSBuild
5 2 (7.14%) QF-Test
6 1 (3.57%) Protractor
6 1 (3.57%) SOAtest
6 1 (3.57%) SonarQube
6 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) DBA
3 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Lead Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Lead Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) MySQL DBA
4 4 (14.29%) Server Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Development Manager
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Head of Development
6 2 (7.14%) Head of Software Development
6 2 (7.14%) Salesforce Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Salesforce Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Web Services
2 7 (25.00%) REST
3 6 (21.43%) CSS
3 6 (21.43%) CSS3
3 6 (21.43%) HTML
3 6 (21.43%) HTML5
4 5 (17.86%) Java RMI
4 5 (17.86%) OSGi
5 4 (14.29%) LAMP
6 3 (10.71%) JSON
6 3 (10.71%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) .NET
7 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
7 2 (7.14%) Swagger
7 2 (7.14%) XML
8 1 (3.57%) Ajax
8 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
8 1 (3.57%) Sass
8 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 5 (17.86%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (28.57%) BDD
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (21.43%) SDLC
6 5 (17.86%) Build Automation
6 5 (17.86%) Dependency Management
6 5 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.86%) User Stories
7 4 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.71%) DevOps
8 3 (10.71%) TDD
9 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (7.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) Groovy
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) Python
5 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) Jython
8 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Galera Cluster
1 5 (17.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Terraform
3 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.57%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) Percona
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) AppDynamics
4 2 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.14%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) HP