The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Customer Engagement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Engagement over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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.

Customer Engagement
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 30 35
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5  
Contract jobs citing Customer Engagement 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 3.33% 1.00% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 1.29% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £175 £230 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.91% -44.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £230 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £230 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +16.42%  

Customer Engagement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 129 155 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 86.00% 77.50% 89.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 104 110
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -60.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Customer Engagement
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Customer Engagement as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Engagement in Brighton

Customer Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Customer Engagement in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Engagement in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Engagement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for Customer Engagement.

1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Power BI
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) Drupal
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) WAMP
4 1 (16.67%) Social Media
4 1 (16.67%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) OOP

Customer Engagement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Power BI
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Progress