Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for SDLC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SDLC over the 6 months to 25 May 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.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 43 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 +2
Contract jobs citing SDLC 13 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.59% 1.68% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 2.02% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 8
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £438 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +38.89% -16.00%
10th Percentile £383 £325 £253
90th Percentile £450 £506 £548
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £55.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +38.75% +14.29% -6.96%

SDLC 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 405 396 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 80.84% 83.19% 80.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 261 305
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% +0.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £250
90th Percentile £538 £513 £525
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 9
East Sussex median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.90% -30.34%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.60
90th Percentile £44.00 £42.53 £41.20
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +9.09%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in East Sussex

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in East Sussex

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in East Sussex

SDLC
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 SDLC within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 25 May 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 +2 10 £400 -8.57% 8
Lewes - 1 £400 -
SDLC
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SDLC 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 SDLC.

1 10 (76.92%) Finance
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Process Improvement
2 9 (69.23%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
5 2 (15.38%) Lucidchart
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) PMP
5 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Degree

SDLC
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 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Lucidchart
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Project Manager
2 10 (76.92%) Senior Manager
2 10 (76.92%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Process Improvement
2 9 (69.23%) Service Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
5 2 (15.38%) Coaching
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
1 2 (15.38%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) SAP
1 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow