Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 20 28
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8 -6
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 15 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 9.20% 5.66% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.07% 6.52% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 5
York median daily rate £450 £250 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -21.88% +8.94%
10th Percentile £310 £130 £180
90th Percentile £503 £365 £335
North Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £275 £256
% change year-on-year +36.36% +7.32% -4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
York median hourly rate - - -
North Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £14.48

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 149 138 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in York 91.41% 86.79% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 111 66
York median daily rate £413 £338 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +1.12% -11.59%
10th Percentile £208 £113 £106
90th Percentile £513 £438 £438
North Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
York median hourly rate £11.79 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.82% -44.00% +44.93%
10th Percentile £10.17 £14.00 £13.60
90th Percentile £12.88 £14.00 £39.00
North Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.45 £14.55
% change year-on-year +13.38% -7.58% -9.05%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) User Experience
4 3 (20.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
5 2 (13.33%) Terraform
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) XenApp
5 2 (13.33%) Market Research
5 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) Puppet
5 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (13.33%) Ansible
5 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) User Researcher
2 4 (26.67%) Digital User Researcher
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Office 365 Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) ERP Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ERP Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience Researcher
4 1 (6.67%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Market Research
3 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Decision-Making
4 1 (6.67%) Ethnography
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) Perl
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Ansible
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix