Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Strategic Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Strategic Thinking over the 6 months to 15 January 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.

Strategic Thinking
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 53 56
Rank change year-on-year -22 +3 +8
Contract jobs citing Strategic Thinking 6 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.64% 1.52% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.80% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Swindon median daily rate £400 £550 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -15.38% +52.94%
10th Percentile £381 £388 £610
90th Percentile £525 £671 £730
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £550 £650
% change year-on-year -27.27% -15.38% +52.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -

Strategic 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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 787 556 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 84.53% 84.50% 85.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 427 404
Swindon median daily rate £450 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.72% +3.44%
10th Percentile £338 £310 £287
90th Percentile £675 £613 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Swindon median hourly rate £43.75 £17.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -16.67% +44.83%
10th Percentile £22.25 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.75 £24.70
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +13.24%

Strategic Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing Strategic Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Strategic Thinking in Swindon

Strategic Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Strategic Thinking in Swindon

Strategic Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Strategic Thinking in Swindon over the 6 months to 15 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategic Thinking in Swindon

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Strategic 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Strategic Thinking.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 3 (50.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 3 (50.00%) Copywriting
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) API Design
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Siebel
4 1 (16.67%) PMP
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Strategic Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Content Designer
1 3 (50.00%) Designer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Content Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Core
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) LESS
2 1 (16.67%) LINQ
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 3 (50.00%) Copywriting
3 2 (33.33%) API Design
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) UX Design
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Siebel