Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in York 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 17 August 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
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 +2
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 11 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 8.09% 7.64% 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.73% 10.19% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 5
York median daily rate £350 £250 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -24.24% +14.78%
10th Percentile £203 £178 £259
90th Percentile £475 £419 £415
North Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £270 £330
% change year-on-year +38.89% -18.18% +19.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
York median hourly rate - - -
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £25.74

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 York with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
York
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 126 108 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 92.65% 75.00% 90.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 86 95
York median daily rate £350 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% +1.33%
10th Percentile £189 £113 £154
90th Percentile £500 £447 £488
North Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
York median hourly rate £16.45 £27.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.07% +35.00% -27.27%
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.23 £12.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +45.80% -32.43% +42.31%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in York

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in York

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in York

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in York

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in York over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in York

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in York

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in York

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 York region with a requirement for Problem-Solving.

1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) Back Office
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Customer Insight
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Jetty
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) JBoss
4 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) RDBMS

Problem-Solving
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) Jetty
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (36.36%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365 Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) ERP Manager
5 1 (9.09%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Analytics
1 4 (36.36%) Customer Insight
1 4 (36.36%) Data Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft