Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley with a requirement for Analytical Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Thinking over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Analytical Thinking
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 229 214
Rank change year-on-year +18 -15 +25
Contract jobs citing Analytical Thinking 19 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 0.27% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.28% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 16
Thames Valley median daily rate £449 £425 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.53% -0.58% +22.14%
10th Percentile £400 £305 £368
90th Percentile £485 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Thames Valley median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Analytical 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 the Thames Valley with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Thames Valley
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,978 6,399 6,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 85.74% 84.00% 84.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,258 3,519 3,499
Thames Valley median daily rate £425 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.59% +2.55%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £248
90th Percentile £579 £576 £563
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 217 233
Thames Valley median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -11.43% -22.22%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.55 £10.55
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.56% -10.00% -

Analytical Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing Analytical Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Thinking in the Thames Valley

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Thinking in the Thames Valley.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Thinking in the Thames Valley

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Thames Valley

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking in the Thames Valley over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Thinking in the Thames Valley

Analytical Thinking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking in the Thames Valley.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Thinking in the Thames Valley

Analytical Thinking
Contract Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Thinking within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +38 12 £450 +12.50% 5
Berkshire -20 7 £400 -11.11% 1
Analytical Thinking
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for Analytical Thinking.

1 19 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
5 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
5 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
5 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Service Management
5 5 (26.32%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (21.05%) Due Diligence
6 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Marketing
7 3 (15.79%) SaaS
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (15.79%) Redux
7 3 (15.79%) Jest
7 3 (15.79%) Enzyme
7 3 (15.79%) React
7 3 (15.79%) Line Management
8 2 (10.53%) User Experience
8 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (10.53%) Hortonworks

Analytical Thinking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 (10.53%) Confluence
1 2 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
1 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) JMeter
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
1 2 (10.53%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Digital Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Digital Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Web Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Web Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Software Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) React Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Software Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) UI Architect
4 2 (10.53%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Enzyme
1 3 (15.79%) Jest
1 3 (15.79%) React
1 3 (15.79%) Redux
2 2 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (10.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (10.53%) User Experience
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 6 (31.58%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
4 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
4 5 (26.32%) Project Planning
4 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 5 (26.32%) Software Asset Management
5 4 (21.05%) Due Diligence
6 3 (15.79%) Line Management
6 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (10.53%) Use Case
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Kibana
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Cloudera
2 2 (10.53%) Hortonworks