Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Zephyr skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Zephyr over the 6 months to 17 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.

D Software Zephyr
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 189 188
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -
Contract jobs citing Zephyr 20 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.40% 0.26% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.97% 1.37% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 1
East of England median daily rate £375 £346 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.54% -13.63% -
10th Percentile £306 £317 £375
90th Percentile £483 £558 £425
England median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Zephyr is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,013 952 669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.51% 18.95% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 575 389
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
10th Percentile £306 £308 £263
90th Percentile £594 £575 £530
England median daily rate £475 £463 £430
% change year-on-year +2.70% +7.56% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 42
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £41.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +4.63% +4.53%
10th Percentile £33.32 £36.18 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.75 £63.75 £53.63
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Zephyr
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Zephyr as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Zephyr in the East of England

Zephyr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Zephyr in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Zephyr in the East of England

Zephyr
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Zephyr in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zephyr in the East of England

Zephyr
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Zephyr within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. 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
Essex -4 17 £375 -14.29% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £300 -
Zephyr
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Zephyr 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 East of England region with a requirement for Zephyr.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) SoapUI
3 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (70.00%) Test Management
4 13 (65.00%) SOAP
5 12 (60.00%) User Stories
6 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
7 8 (40.00%) Selenium
8 7 (35.00%) JIRA
8 7 (35.00%) Kanban
8 7 (35.00%) Scrum
8 7 (35.00%) TDD
9 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Middleware
9 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
10 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 4 (20.00%) BDD
10 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (20.00%) API Testing
10 4 (20.00%) WSO2
10 4 (20.00%) ISEB
10 4 (20.00%) Apache
10 4 (20.00%) SOA
10 4 (20.00%) Perl
10 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) JMeter
10 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared

Zephyr
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Confluence
3 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (40.00%) Selenium
3 7 (35.00%) JIRA
4 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (20.00%) JMeter
5 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (10.00%) Subversion
7 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
7 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
7 1 (5.00%) FishEye
7 1 (5.00%) Hudson
7 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Analyst
2 14 (70.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) SOAP
2 5 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) GWT
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) REST
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) VME
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (70.00%) Test Management
3 12 (60.00%) User Stories
4 9 (45.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (40.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (35.00%) Kanban
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (20.00%) API Testing
8 4 (20.00%) BDD
8 4 (20.00%) SOA
8 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (15.00%) API Design
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Perl
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) HP ALM
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) WSO2
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) HP