The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Degree
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 26 32
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs citing Degree 10 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 4.61% 5.33% 3.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.46% 41.03% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 7
Median daily rate £381 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.30% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £305 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £545 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +3.55% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -31.25% +25.00%  

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 26 39 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 11.98% 13.00% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 21
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -54.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in East Sussex

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in East Sussex

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in East Sussex over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in East Sussex

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in East Sussex

Degree
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 Degree within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -4 6 £381 -15.27% 3
Hove 0 3 £475 +46.15%
Eastbourne - 1 £275 -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) CRM
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Psychology
6 2 (12.50%) User Experience
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
6 2 (12.50%) Moodle
6 2 (12.50%) Information Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Customer Insight
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2

Degree
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 2 (12.50%) Moodle
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Captivate
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (6.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) CppUnit
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) JMeter
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Dutch Language
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) Instructional Designer
4 2 (12.50%) User Experience Architect
4 2 (12.50%) User Experience Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (12.50%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (6.25%) Angular 2
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (6.25%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) e-Learning
3 2 (12.50%) SCORM
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) CRM
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (12.50%) Analytics
4 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Insight
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Information Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) Process Management
4 2 (12.50%) Psychology
4 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Usability Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Use Case
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Apex Code
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) R
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Coverity
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.25%) Veracode