Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 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.

Creative Thinking
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 40 51
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Creative Thinking 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.44% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.52% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Southampton median daily rate £140 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% - -
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £500 £338
% change year-on-year -25.00% +48.15% -12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Southampton median hourly rate - - £42.50
Hampshire median hourly rate - £14.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -65.88% -

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 372 384 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 81.58% 85.52% 79.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 242 265
Southampton median daily rate £450 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% +17.24%
10th Percentile £302 £305 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £613
Hampshire median daily rate £445 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +11.25% -3.03% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 31
Southampton median hourly rate £15.00 £44.56 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.34% +207.29% -43.00%
10th Percentile £10.94 £14.72 £10.40
90th Percentile £31.35 £51.02 £41.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £29.25 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +9.09% -15.38%

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 16 February 2019, 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 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (50.00%) Databricks
1 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Cosmos DB
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Break Fix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Hardware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Service Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Databricks
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) HP