Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Open Source
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 51 58
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing Open Source 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.19% 0.96% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.14% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
East Sussex median daily rate £475 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +50.00% -36.84%
10th Percentile £263 £425 £250
90th Percentile £596 £475 £463
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - £42.00 -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -13.00% +82.48%

Open Source 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 471 438 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 86.11% 84.23% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 278 394
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% +6.10%
10th Percentile £263 £246 £225
90th Percentile £575 £543 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 18
East Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £21.36 £22.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.39% -3.25% +40.23%
10th Percentile £10.69 £13.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £72.50 £42.00 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -15.21% +2.36% +51.43%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in East Sussex

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in East Sussex

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in East Sussex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in East Sussex

Open Source
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 Open Source within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Brighton +7 7 £275 -38.89% 4
Hove - 3 £556 -
Lewes - 1 £350 -
Open Source
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source Development
5 3 (25.00%) Node.js
5 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) OO
5 3 (25.00%) JBoss
5 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (25.00%) PHP
5 3 (25.00%) MySQL
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Hibernate

Open Source
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 3 (25.00%) JBoss
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (8.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Gradle
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) gulp
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 2 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Product Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Applications Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 3 (25.00%) Node.js
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (16.67%) RESTful
3 2 (16.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) LAMP
4 1 (8.33%) Laravel
4 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Sass
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source Development
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) DoDAF
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 2 (16.67%) OOD
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle