Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 30 27
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +10
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 37 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.23% 5.02% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.95% 6.05% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 30 52
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £262 £411 £276
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £419 £425
% change year-on-year +1.43% -1.41% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - £12.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -38.69% +192.07%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £14.10 £14.75
% change year-on-year +112.77% -4.41% +26.31%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 747 612 887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 85.47% 83.04% 82.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 341 629
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% -3.53% +21.43%
10th Percentile £254 £213 £268
90th Percentile £538 £588 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 34
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -35.63% +50.65%
10th Percentile £9.31 £11.01 £10.87
90th Percentile £27.41 £42.80 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.75
% change year-on-year +22.61% -3.73% +6.31%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in South Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in South Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in South Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in South Yorkshire

Problem-Solving
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire 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
Sheffield -16 19 £425 - 15
Doncaster - 3 £300 - 4
Barnsley - 2 £525 - 1
Problem-Solving
Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 18 (48.65%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) Finance
3 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (37.84%) Puppet
4 13 (35.14%) REST
4 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
4 13 (35.14%) Spring
4 13 (35.14%) SOAP
4 13 (35.14%) Web Services
5 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (32.43%) Ansible
5 12 (32.43%) Docker
5 12 (32.43%) Microservices
6 11 (29.73%) Kubernetes
6 11 (29.73%) Java 8
6 11 (29.73%) Banking
7 10 (27.03%) SOA
7 10 (27.03%) Spring Boot
8 9 (24.32%) IBM
9 7 (18.92%) DataPower
9 7 (18.92%) Degree
9 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
9 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (16.22%) DevOps
10 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
11 5 (13.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 5 (13.51%) SQL
11 5 (13.51%) Migration
12 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.70%) Documentum
2 1 (2.70%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) SMS
2 2 (5.41%) NAS
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) Skype
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) DTS
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Toad
3 1 (2.70%) AppScan
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Billing
3 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Architect
1 10 (27.03%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (21.62%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Java Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
6 2 (5.41%) User Researcher
7 1 (2.70%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Process Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Security Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Migration Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Subject Matter Expert
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) REST
1 13 (35.14%) SOAP
1 13 (35.14%) Spring
1 13 (35.14%) Web Services
2 10 (27.03%) Spring Boot
3 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.41%) Middleware
4 2 (5.41%) Node.js
5 1 (2.70%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) Kafka
5 1 (2.70%) React
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (18.92%) DataPower
2 6 (16.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Blog
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
1 4 (10.81%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (32.43%) Microservices
3 10 (27.03%) SOA
4 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
5 6 (16.22%) DevOps
6 5 (13.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (13.51%) Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Business Transformation
7 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.81%) Workflow
8 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Master Data Management
8 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
8 3 (8.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) Java 8
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.41%) C
4 2 (5.41%) C++
4 2 (5.41%) Go
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) Perl
4 2 (5.41%) PHP
4 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (5.41%) Ruby
4 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Sun Certification
2 3 (8.11%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) CIPD
4 1 (2.70%) CISA
4 1 (2.70%) CISM
4 1 (2.70%) CISSP
4 1 (2.70%) CRISC
4 1 (2.70%) CSSLP
4 1 (2.70%) GIAC
4 1 (2.70%) GSSP-.NET
4 1 (2.70%) GSSP-JAVA
4 1 (2.70%) GWAPT
4 1 (2.70%) ISACA
4 1 (2.70%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Puppet
2 12 (32.43%) Ansible
3 11 (29.73%) Kubernetes
4 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (5.41%) CFEngine
5 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (5.41%) SCCM
5 2 (5.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) IBM
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) Cognos
4 2 (5.41%) Dell
4 2 (5.41%) EMC
4 2 (5.41%) Google
4 2 (5.41%) hybris
4 2 (5.41%) NetApp
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) TOWER Software
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) CyberArk
5 1 (2.70%) Intel
5 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft