Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 18 August 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.

Problem-Solving
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 23 28
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 36 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 7.95% 5.39% 5.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.30% 6.54% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 13
Warwickshire median daily rate £358 £431 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.10% +23.21% -5.41%
10th Percentile £128 £185 £260
90th Percentile £430 £531 £414
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Warwickshire median hourly rate £14.50 - £21.50
10th Percentile £13.20 - £21.25
90th Percentile £16.60 - £21.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £14.11 £18.00
% change year-on-year +13.39% -21.61% +38.46%

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 387 489 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 85.43% 82.32% 85.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 251 298
Warwickshire median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +4.58%
10th Percentile £257 £250 £226
90th Percentile £588 £575 £566
West Midlands median daily rate £441 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 41 38
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.85 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.21% -44.39% +29.55%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.89 £15.00
90th Percentile £46.40 £32.50 £43.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -26.19% +20.00%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Warwickshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in Warwickshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in Warwickshire

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in Warwickshire

Problem-Solving
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Problem-Solving within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Leamington Spa +5 14 £370 +51.02% 6
Warwick -2 10 - - 7
Atherstone - 3 £135 - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon +2 1 - - 2
Problem-Solving
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 19 (52.78%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (30.56%) SDLC
2 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
2 11 (30.56%) Multithreading
2 11 (30.56%) C++
2 11 (30.56%) UML
3 10 (27.78%) OO
3 10 (27.78%) OOD
3 10 (27.78%) Change Control
3 10 (27.78%) Multithreaded Programming
3 10 (27.78%) Systems Engineering
3 10 (27.78%) Architectural Design
4 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 6 (16.67%) Wireless
4 6 (16.67%) Line Management
4 6 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
5 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.89%) Local Government
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.11%) e-Learning
6 4 (11.11%) Finance
6 4 (11.11%) Data Security
6 4 (11.11%) OpenGL
6 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.11%) C
6 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (11.11%) Time Management
6 4 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
1 1 (2.78%) OpenCart
1 1 (2.78%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) Wireless
2 2 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (2.78%) Intranet
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) PABX
3 1 (2.78%) PBX
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.78%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (13.89%) Local Government
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Software Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 4 (11.11%) GUI Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (8.33%) Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Data Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (52.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) e-Learning
3 2 (5.56%) CCTV
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Multithreading
1 11 (30.56%) SDLC
1 11 (30.56%) Software Engineering
1 11 (30.56%) UML
2 10 (27.78%) Architectural Design
2 10 (27.78%) Change Control
2 10 (27.78%) Multithreaded Programming
2 10 (27.78%) OO
2 10 (27.78%) OOD
2 10 (27.78%) Systems Engineering
3 6 (16.67%) Line Management
3 6 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 6 (16.67%) Software Architecture
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (11.11%) Data Security
5 4 (11.11%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Decision-Making
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) C++
2 4 (11.11%) C
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) CCNP
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) JNCIP
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Arqiva
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 4 (11.11%) Virgin Media
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) Juniper
2 2 (5.56%) Nokia
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Alteryx
3 1 (2.78%) Siemens
3 1 (2.78%) Tableau
3 1 (2.78%) WooCommerce