Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 12 December 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 36 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 6.82% 4.67% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.05% 5.87% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 21
Southampton median daily rate £400 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +20.69% -20.00%
10th Percentile £243 £276 £138
90th Percentile £444 £415 £440
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% -11.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Southampton median hourly rate £10.00 £17.25 £12.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.03% +38.11% -54.58%
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.88 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +104.38% -11.11% +28.57%

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 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 447 375 394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 84.66% 79.62% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 226 276
Southampton median daily rate £450 £388 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -0.96% +8.30%
10th Percentile £302 £241 £213
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 33
Southampton median hourly rate £15.00 £44.06 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.95% +214.70% -38.38%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.93 £10.60
90th Percentile £41.75 £49.77 £32.10
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.37
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.38% +22.75%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Southampton

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Southampton

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Southampton over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Southampton

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Southampton

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Southampton over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 17 (47.22%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 8 (22.22%) ETL
5 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (16.67%) Web Services
6 6 (16.67%) .NET
6 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
7 5 (13.89%) C#
7 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (13.89%) Angular 2
8 4 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 4 (11.11%) MVC
8 4 (11.11%) Java
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle
8 4 (11.11%) Linux
8 4 (11.11%) OO
9 3 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (8.33%) Finance
9 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 3 (8.33%) Life Science

Problem-Solving
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 2 (5.56%) IIS
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) nginx
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Maya
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.56%) PaaS
3 2 (5.56%) Serverless
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.78%) Redis
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) JUnit
2 2 (5.56%) LabVIEW
2 2 (5.56%) Protractor
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.56%) webpack
3 1 (2.78%) AppVeyor
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Automotive
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Developer
2 7 (19.44%) SSIS Developer
3 6 (16.67%) ETL Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Backend Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) Angular 2
3 3 (8.33%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Core
4 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.56%) CSS
4 2 (5.56%) GWT
4 2 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) Java EE
4 2 (5.56%) JMS
4 2 (5.56%) JSF
4 2 (5.56%) JSP
4 2 (5.56%) Node.js
4 2 (5.56%) RESTful
4 2 (5.56%) Sass
4 2 (5.56%) XML
4 2 (5.56%) XSLT
5 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.33%) Life Science
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.56%) Social Media
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Unix
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ETL
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
5 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 4 (11.11%) MVC
5 4 (11.11%) OO
6 3 (8.33%) Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) Cryptography
6 3 (8.33%) Data Privacy
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) OOP
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) ES6
4 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.56%) TypeScript
4 2 (5.56%) XQuery
5 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Korn
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
1 1 (2.78%) Grafana
1 1 (2.78%) Packer
1 1 (2.78%) Prometheus
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
1 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.78%) Terraform
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.78%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) BT
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) CommVault
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Intel
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Xerox