Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 45 51
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 +12
Contract jobs citing SDLC 24 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 4.44% 2.25% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 2.60% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 9
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.68% +9.23% -10.34%
10th Percentile £335 £299 £253
90th Percentile £461 £475 £450
South East median daily rate £466 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +16.56% +6.67% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% -20.72%

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 481 462 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 89.07% 86.52% 86.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 304 339
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £353 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.48% -11.88% +8.11%
10th Percentile £275 £231 £253
90th Percentile £575 £519 £556
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 12
East Sussex median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £17.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -21.37% -6.38%
10th Percentile £11.38 £11.04 £10.84
90th Percentile £17.87 £72.50 £36.12
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -12.09% +3.41%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in East Sussex over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 August 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 +10 17 £400 -3.03% 8
Lewes - 3 £400 -
Eastbourne - 1 £438 -
Hove - 1 £650 - 5
SDLC
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 16 (66.67%) Finance
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Service Delivery
2 11 (45.83%) Process Improvement
3 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (12.50%) Degree
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (8.33%) PMP
7 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
7 2 (8.33%) SAP
7 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering

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 (8.33%) Appian
1 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Lucidchart
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) DB2
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 13 (54.17%) Senior Manager
2 13 (54.17%) Senior Project Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Functional Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Software Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Head of Digital
5 1 (4.17%) Head of Technology
5 1 (4.17%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.17%) Ajax
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) CSS3
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) HTML5
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
1 1 (4.17%) JSON
1 1 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (4.17%) RESTful
1 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Process Improvement
2 11 (45.83%) Service Delivery
3 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) Functional Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (8.33%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) Python
1 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VB
1 1 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Flume
1 1 (4.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) Tableau