Period
to 15 October 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 15 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.

Problem-Solving
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 15 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 +5
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 8 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 4.71% 6.67% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 7.94% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 5
York median daily rate £400 £250 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -24.24% +22.79%
10th Percentile £303 £178 £259
90th Percentile £475 £419 £415
North Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £275 £320
% change year-on-year +36.36% -14.06% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
York median hourly rate - - -
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £14.74

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 155 126 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 91.18% 84.00% 89.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 101 84
York median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £176 £113 £113
90th Percentile £500 £438 £473
North Yorkshire median daily rate £391 £345 £350
% change year-on-year +13.41% -1.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
York median hourly rate £16.45 £27.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.45% +10.50% +38.89%
10th Percentile £10.67 £16.66 £13.60
90th Percentile £40.95 £39.09 £39.00
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.48 £12.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +31.80% -15.25% +13.46%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (12.50%) WildFly

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Jetty
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) ERP Manager
2 1 (12.50%) ERP Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle