Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 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.

Defect Management
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 54 61
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 14 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.50% 0.53% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 0.62% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% - -
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £44.50 - -

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 505 485 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 90.02% 85.69% 85.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 323 305
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £275 £258 £255
90th Percentile £575 £538 £560
South East median daily rate £433 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 10
East Sussex median hourly rate £14.50 £32.50 £19.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.38% +67.29% +3.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £14.33
90th Percentile £20.10 £101.25 £25.06
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +26.83% -8.89% -1.45%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Defect Management in East Sussex over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 25 September 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
Hove +11 9 £430 -
Brighton - 5 £295 - 2
Defect Management
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Defect Management 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 Defect Management.

1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (50.00%) Serverless
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 4 (28.57%) ISEB
6 3 (21.43%) API Testing
6 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 3 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
7 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
7 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) JIRA

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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon SQS
1 7 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
1 7 (50.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 7 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Functional Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Debt Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) API Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (21.43%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team Management
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Groovy
3 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA