Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Defect Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Defect Management over the 6 months to 15 December 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.

Defect Management
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 59 69
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 -7
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.56% 0.38% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.46% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
East Sussex median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -1.96%
10th Percentile £399 £350 £363
90th Percentile £491 £350 £388
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £27.00

Defect Management 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 455 433 542
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 84.26% 82.48% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 271 382
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +4.83% +11.54%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £398
% change year-on-year +3.66% +3.14% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 17
East Sussex median hourly rate £24.75 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.12% -6.52% +21.69%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.45 £13.84
90th Percentile £58.13 £43.35 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -3.92% -6.02% +52.00%

Defect Management
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Defect Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Defect Management in East Sussex

Defect Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Defect Management in East Sussex

Defect Management
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 Defect Management within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. 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
Hove - 1 - -
Defect Management
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Defect Management 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Defect Management.

1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Home
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium

Defect Management
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Tester
1 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Smart Home
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP