Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 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.

Agile Software Development
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 157 137 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 25.91% 26.40% 23.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 30.13% 31.79% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 116 75
East Sussex median daily rate £475 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.12% -4.95%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £268
90th Percentile £648 £613 £533
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
East Sussex median hourly rate £48.00 - £42.00
South East median hourly rate £48.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.65% -4.44%

Agile Software Development 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 East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 521 431 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 85.97% 83.04% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 296 247
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +5.34% +1.71%
10th Percentile £299 £263 £225
90th Percentile £601 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 14
East Sussex median hourly rate £38.75 £26.00 £24.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.04% +6.82% -8.50%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.26 £13.34
90th Percentile £48.68 £45.00 £44.10
South East median hourly rate £26.91 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.10% +6.67% -21.05%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in East Sussex

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in East Sussex

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in East Sussex over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in East Sussex

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in East Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in East Sussex

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Brighton 0 125 £475 +2.70% 51
Hove -1 20 £494 -5.95% 10
Eastbourne -3 2 £455 +33.82%
Hartfield - 1 £388 -
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 67 (42.68%) Scrum
2 41 (26.11%) Test Automation
3 36 (22.93%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (21.66%) HTML
4 34 (21.66%) CSS
5 33 (21.02%) MVC
6 32 (20.38%) Finance
6 32 (20.38%) JavaScript
7 31 (19.75%) C#
8 30 (19.11%) Java
8 30 (19.11%) AngularJS
9 26 (16.56%) .NET
10 25 (15.92%) Open Source
11 24 (15.29%) RESTful
11 24 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (15.29%) JIRA
12 22 (14.01%) Web Development
12 22 (14.01%) React
13 21 (13.38%) Microsoft
14 20 (12.74%) Project Management
14 20 (12.74%) Linux
14 20 (12.74%) Git (software)
14 20 (12.74%) HTML5
15 19 (12.10%) Kanban
16 18 (11.46%) TDD
16 18 (11.46%) Spring
16 18 (11.46%) SQL
17 17 (10.83%) Configuration Management
17 17 (10.83%) ASP.NET
17 17 (10.83%) Confluence

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 17 (10.83%) Confluence
2 6 (3.82%) SAP Portal
3 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.91%) JBoss
6 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.64%) Apache
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) IIS
7 1 (0.64%) nginx
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.82%) SAP CRM
2 3 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.18%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.55%) Office 365
4 4 (2.55%) Serverless
5 3 (1.91%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.91%) PaaS
6 2 (1.27%) G Suite
6 2 (1.27%) GitHub
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.64%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.64%) Route 53
7 1 (0.64%) SaaS
7 1 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.64%) HTTP
2 3 (1.91%) MQTT
3 2 (1.27%) SSL
3 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.83%) Relational Database
2 15 (9.55%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.46%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle Discoverer
4 7 (4.46%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (3.18%) Big Data
5 5 (3.18%) MySQL
6 4 (2.55%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.64%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.64%) DB2
9 1 (0.64%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 24 (15.29%) JIRA
2 20 (12.74%) Git (software)
3 17 (10.83%) Jenkins
4 14 (8.92%) JUnit
5 10 (6.37%) Selenium
5 10 (6.37%) Subversion
6 7 (4.46%) PowerBuilder
6 7 (4.46%) Toad
7 4 (2.55%) NUnit
7 4 (2.55%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.91%) Gradle
8 3 (1.91%) MSTest
8 3 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.27%) Grunt
9 2 (1.27%) gulp
9 2 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.64%) Sublime Text
General
1 32 (20.38%) Finance
2 6 (3.82%) Marketing
3 5 (3.18%) Banking
4 2 (1.27%) Legal
4 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (0.64%) Advertising
5 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (47.13%) Developer
2 21 (13.38%) .NET Developer
3 20 (12.74%) Analyst
3 20 (12.74%) Scrum Master
4 19 (12.10%) Full Stack Developer
5 18 (11.46%) C# Developer
6 16 (10.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (9.55%) Java Developer
8 14 (8.92%) Senior Developer
9 13 (8.28%) Architect
10 9 (5.73%) Scala Developer
11 8 (5.10%) Project Manager
11 8 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (5.10%) Test Analyst
12 7 (4.46%) Analyst Developer
12 7 (4.46%) Oracle Analyst
12 7 (4.46%) Oracle Developer
12 7 (4.46%) Senior Analyst Developer
12 7 (4.46%) Senior Oracle Analyst
12 7 (4.46%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.66%) CSS
1 34 (21.66%) HTML
2 30 (19.11%) AngularJS
3 26 (16.56%) .NET
4 24 (15.29%) RESTful
5 22 (14.01%) React
6 20 (12.74%) HTML5
7 18 (11.46%) Spring
8 17 (10.83%) ASP.NET
9 16 (10.19%) CSS3
10 15 (9.55%) REST
11 13 (8.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (7.64%) Ajax
13 11 (7.01%) Django
13 11 (7.01%) JSON
13 11 (7.01%) Node.js
13 11 (7.01%) Web Services
14 10 (6.37%) Play Framework
15 9 (5.73%) Guice
15 9 (5.73%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.46%) User Experience
3 5 (3.18%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.55%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.91%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.91%) Fintech
5 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.91%) Social Network
5 3 (1.91%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.27%) NHS
6 2 (1.27%) PMI
7 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.74%) Linux
2 7 (4.46%) AIX
3 5 (3.18%) Windows
4 4 (2.55%) Unix
5 3 (1.91%) Android
6 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (42.68%) Scrum
2 41 (26.11%) Test Automation
3 36 (22.93%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (21.02%) MVC
5 25 (15.92%) Open Source
6 24 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (14.01%) Web Development
8 20 (12.74%) Project Management
9 19 (12.10%) Kanban
10 18 (11.46%) TDD
11 17 (10.83%) Configuration Management
12 14 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (8.92%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (8.28%) Coaching
14 12 (7.64%) CRM
14 12 (7.64%) Mentoring
15 11 (7.01%) OO
15 11 (7.01%) Service Design
16 10 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (6.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (20.38%) JavaScript
2 31 (19.75%) C#
3 30 (19.11%) Java
4 18 (11.46%) SQL
5 13 (8.28%) Ruby
6 12 (7.64%) Scala
7 9 (5.73%) Python
8 7 (4.46%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.46%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.82%) ABAP
10 3 (1.91%) ES6
10 3 (1.91%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.27%) Java 8
11 2 (1.27%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.27%) PHP
11 2 (1.27%) R
11 2 (1.27%) Rust
11 2 (1.27%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.55%) Degree
1 4 (2.55%) ISTQB
1 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.91%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.27%) ISEB
3 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.64%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) COBIT
2 1 (0.64%) GDPR
2 1 (0.64%) PMO
2 1 (0.64%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (2.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) Ansible
1 3 (1.91%) Puppet
2 1 (0.64%) Grafana
2 1 (0.64%) Kibana
2 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.37%) Google
2 10 (6.37%) Oracle
3 7 (4.46%) Adobe
3 7 (4.46%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (3.82%) SAP
5 3 (1.91%) Apple
5 3 (1.91%) Facebook
5 3 (1.91%) Twitter
6 2 (1.27%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.27%) IBM
6 2 (1.27%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.64%) Ariba
7 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.64%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.64%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.64%) HP
7 1 (0.64%) OutSystems
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.64%) webMethods