Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for Creative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Creative Thinking over the 6 months to 20 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.

Creative Thinking
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 - 48
Rank change year-on-year - +48 +18
Contract jobs citing Creative Thinking 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.19% - 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Southampton median daily rate £450 - -
Hampshire median daily rate £423 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -15.33% +14.29% +20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Creative Thinking 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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 458 341 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.58% 74.95% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 203 229
Southampton median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £307 £250 £237
90th Percentile £575 £579 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 24
Southampton median hourly rate £15.86 £14.15 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.07% +8.87% -22.39%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.95 £11.27
90th Percentile £47.87 £48.09 £30.38
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £38.63
% change year-on-year -6.67% -2.91% +62.63%

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Creative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in Southampton

Creative Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Creative Thinking in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Creative Thinking in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Creative Thinking 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Creative Thinking.

1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme

Creative Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Transformation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft