Period
to 10 December 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 10 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.

Defect Management
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 52 55
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 +13
Contract jobs citing Defect Management 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.36% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.68% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
East Sussex median daily rate £415 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.83% +28.57% -6.67%
South East median daily rate £400 £405 £375
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00% -
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 586 444 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 88.79% 84.41% 84.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 293 274
East Sussex median daily rate £413 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% +7.29%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 16
East Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £22.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.88% -24.75% -1.78%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.90 £13.56
90th Percentile £43.95 £72.50 £43.13
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%

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 10 December 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 10 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
Brighton - 5 £295 -
Hove +5 4 £430 - 1
Defect Management
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (33.33%) Serverless
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) API Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy

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 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (33.33%) Serverless
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Functional Tester
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Debt Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) API Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Groovy
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP ALM
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP