Period
to 20 September 2018

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

Problem-Solving
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 33 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 +12
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 39 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 6.82% 4.42% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.59% 5.14% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 14
East Sussex median daily rate £450 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +25.93% +32.35%
10th Percentile £305 £250 £300
90th Percentile £598 £540 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £15.50
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £19.81 £15.50
% change year-on-year +104.42% +27.82% -2.36%

Problem-Solving 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 514 486 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 89.86% 86.02% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 326 307
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 £253
90th Percentile £575 £538 £558
South East median daily rate £435 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +5.20% +3.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 10
East Sussex median hourly rate £14.00 £32.50 £19.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.92% +67.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £14.33
90th Percentile £19.58 £101.25 £25.06
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year +23.47% -10.99% +1.11%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in East Sussex

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Problem-Solving in East Sussex

Problem-Solving
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in East Sussex over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Problem-Solving in East Sussex

Problem-Solving
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Problem-Solving in East Sussex

Problem-Solving
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 Problem-Solving within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 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
Brighton +12 27 £350 -12.50% 26
Hove -1 5 £650 +42.47% 5
Eastbourne - 2 £446 - 2
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Problem-Solving 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 Problem-Solving.

1 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (38.46%) Web Development
5 14 (35.90%) Scrum
5 14 (35.90%) HTML
5 14 (35.90%) CSS
5 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (33.33%) RESTful
6 13 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 13 (33.33%) Linux
6 13 (33.33%) Java
7 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 11 (28.21%) MVC
8 11 (28.21%) JIRA
8 11 (28.21%) HTML5
8 11 (28.21%) CSS3
9 10 (25.64%) Ruby
10 9 (23.08%) Python
10 9 (23.08%) REST
10 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 9 (23.08%) Scala
10 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 9 (23.08%) Open Source
11 8 (20.51%) HTTP
11 8 (20.51%) Finance
11 8 (20.51%) Ajax
11 8 (20.51%) Ruby on Rails
11 8 (20.51%) JSON
12 7 (17.95%) Google

Problem-Solving
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 7 (17.95%) Confluence
2 2 (5.13%) Appian
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (5.13%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (5.13%) Lucidchart
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
1 2 (5.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) MQTT
2 2 (5.13%) Skype
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) Big Data
4 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.56%) DB2
5 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.56%) QlikView
5 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.56%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) JIRA
2 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.95%) JUnit
3 7 (17.95%) Subversion
4 4 (10.26%) Selenium
5 3 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (7.69%) TeamCity
6 2 (5.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (5.13%) Gradle
7 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Games
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Java Scala Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Scala Developer
5 6 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (10.26%) QA Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Junior
7 3 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Junior QA Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) CSS
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 13 (33.33%) RESTful
3 11 (28.21%) CSS3
3 11 (28.21%) HTML5
4 9 (23.08%) REST
5 8 (20.51%) Ajax
5 8 (20.51%) JSON
5 8 (20.51%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (17.95%) Django
6 7 (17.95%) Guice
6 7 (17.95%) Play Framework
6 7 (17.95%) Spring
6 7 (17.95%) Spring MVC
7 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
7 5 (12.82%) Node.js
8 4 (10.26%) .NET
8 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (10.26%) Algorithms
3 4 (10.26%) Data Structures
4 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
5 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.56%) Social Media
6 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
3 3 (7.69%) Unix
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 16 (41.03%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (38.46%) Web Development
5 14 (35.90%) Scrum
6 11 (28.21%) MVC
7 9 (23.08%) Open Source
8 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
8 7 (17.95%) OWASP
8 7 (17.95%) Project Management
8 7 (17.95%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (17.95%) Service Design
8 7 (17.95%) Web Design
9 6 (15.38%) Kanban
9 6 (15.38%) OO
10 5 (12.82%) Front End Development
10 5 (12.82%) Multithreading
10 5 (12.82%) TDD
11 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
11 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) Ruby
4 9 (23.08%) Python
4 9 (23.08%) Scala
5 7 (17.95%) SQL
6 4 (10.26%) C#
7 2 (5.13%) Java 8
7 2 (5.13%) Kotlin
7 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.13%) R
7 2 (5.13%) Rust
7 2 (5.13%) VBA
8 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.56%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.82%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.13%) PMP
4 1 (2.56%) CCDP
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Oozie
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Google
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.13%) Appcelerator
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Tableau
5 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) IronPort
5 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy