Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 40 42
Rank change year-on-year +21 +2 +8
Contract jobs citing Problem-Solving 49 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 7.89% 3.21% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 3.73% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 12
East Sussex median daily rate £455 £435 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.60% +45.00% +0.84%
South East median daily rate £423 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +5.63% +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £20.25
South East median hourly rate £40.75 £20.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +103.75% +31.15% -12.86%

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 551 456 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 88.73% 86.20% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 305 291
East Sussex median daily rate £419 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £540
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 12
East Sussex median hourly rate £28.25 £17.00 £19.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.18% -12.50% -7.81%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.69 £13.11
90th Percentile £43.75 £72.50 £36.25
South East median hourly rate £28.25 £22.50 £23.88
% change year-on-year +25.56% -5.76% +0.53%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +16 37 £475 +40.74% 13
Hove +5 7 £413 -21.43% 4
Eastbourne - 2 £446 -
Problem-Solving
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) Relational Database
3 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (40.82%) Test Automation
4 19 (38.78%) Web Development
5 18 (36.73%) HTML
5 18 (36.73%) CSS
6 17 (34.69%) Scrum
7 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (30.61%) MVC
9 14 (28.57%) Java
9 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 14 (28.57%) SQL
9 14 (28.57%) JIRA
10 13 (26.53%) Finance
10 13 (26.53%) Linux
10 13 (26.53%) RESTful
10 13 (26.53%) HTML5
10 13 (26.53%) CSS3
11 11 (22.45%) Open Source
11 11 (22.45%) Ajax
12 10 (20.41%) Ruby
12 10 (20.41%) JSON
12 10 (20.41%) Python
12 10 (20.41%) Confluence
12 10 (20.41%) Scala
12 10 (20.41%) REST
13 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
13 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
13 9 (18.37%) C#

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 10 (20.41%) Confluence
2 6 (12.24%) SAS
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.04%) Documentum
4 1 (2.04%) SAP Portal
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) MQTT
2 1 (2.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.24%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.24%) QlikView
2 6 (12.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (8.16%) MySQL
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.12%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.04%) DB2
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.04%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 1 (2.04%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) JIRA
2 9 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
2 9 (18.37%) Subversion
3 8 (16.33%) JUnit
4 4 (8.16%) Selenium
5 3 (6.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.04%) Gradle
7 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Games
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Java Scala Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Scala Developer
5 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
5 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) QA Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.12%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Junior QA Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) CSS
1 18 (36.73%) HTML
2 13 (26.53%) CSS3
2 13 (26.53%) HTML5
2 13 (26.53%) RESTful
3 11 (22.45%) Ajax
4 10 (20.41%) JSON
4 10 (20.41%) REST
5 8 (16.33%) Django
5 8 (16.33%) Guice
5 8 (16.33%) Play Framework
5 8 (16.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (16.33%) Spring
5 8 (16.33%) Spring MVC
6 7 (14.29%) .NET
7 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
7 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.16%) Node.js
8 4 (8.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.37%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (10.20%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.16%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.08%) Cloud Native
5 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.08%) PMI
6 1 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.04%) Life Science
6 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.04%) NHS
6 1 (2.04%) Smart Home
6 1 (2.04%) Social Media
6 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Linux
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) Test Automation
3 19 (38.78%) Web Development
4 17 (34.69%) Scrum
5 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (30.61%) MVC
7 11 (22.45%) Open Source
8 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
9 8 (16.33%) OWASP
9 8 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (16.33%) Service Design
9 8 (16.33%) Web Design
10 6 (12.24%) Data Management
10 6 (12.24%) Data Modelling
10 6 (12.24%) ETL
10 6 (12.24%) Kanban
10 6 (12.24%) OO
11 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
11 5 (10.20%) OOP
11 5 (10.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Java
1 14 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) Python
2 10 (20.41%) Ruby
2 10 (20.41%) Scala
3 9 (18.37%) C#
4 3 (6.12%) R
4 3 (6.12%) VBA
5 2 (4.08%) Java 8
5 2 (4.08%) Kotlin
5 2 (4.08%) Rust
6 1 (2.04%) ABAP
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.04%) CCDP
4 1 (2.04%) CCNP
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 6 (12.24%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) GDPR
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Google
2 7 (14.29%) Tableau
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.08%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.04%) SAP