Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 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.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 45 61
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 -7
Contract jobs citing SDLC 10 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.90% 2.32% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 2.77% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -2.99% +3.08%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £306
90th Percentile £385 £415 £372
South East median daily rate £413 £393 £385
% change year-on-year +5.10% +1.95% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - £42.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +82.61% -8.00%
South East median hourly rate £49.50 £45.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.70% +54.17%

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 442 433 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 84.03% 83.75% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 269 389
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% +9.85%
10th Percentile £263 £247 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £395
% change year-on-year +6.12% +1.39% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 17
East Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.93% -6.52% +21.69%
10th Percentile £10.90 £13.45 £13.84
90th Percentile £72.50 £43.35 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £23.45 £25.00 £26.05
% change year-on-year -6.22% -4.01% +48.83%

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 10 December 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 +1 5 £325 - 3
Hastings - 2 £341 -
SDLC
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SDLC 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 SDLC.

1 4 (40.00%) UML
1 4 (40.00%) Ada
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) Avionics
1 4 (40.00%) DO-178B
1 4 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (10.00%) API Testing
4 1 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile App

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DSL
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (40.00%) Avionics
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Ada Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Ada Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) RESTful
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (40.00%) UML
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (10.00%) API Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Ada
1 4 (40.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (10.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP