Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 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.

Strategic Thinking
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 54 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 - +66
Contract jobs citing Strategic Thinking 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.62% 1.18% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Swindon median daily rate £500 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% - -
Wiltshire median daily rate £550 £538 -
% change year-on-year +2.33% - -
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 705 588 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 87.14% 86.60% 82.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 422 410
Swindon median daily rate £450 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.76% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £325 £301 £268
90th Percentile £645 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £380
% change year-on-year +7.14% +10.53% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Swindon median hourly rate £42.50 £13.43 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +216.46% -36.05% +27.27%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £28.75 £24.70
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +25.00%

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 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Strategic Thinking in Swindon

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) API Design
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Legal

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 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) HR Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HR Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) LESS
2 1 (20.00%) LINQ
2 1 (20.00%) Sass
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) API Design
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Siebel