Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Smoke Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Smoke Testing over the 6 months to 21 February 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.

Smoke Testing (including Confidence Testing, Sanity Testing)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 58
Contract jobs citing Smoke Testing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex - - 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £331 £314 £210
% change year-on-year +5.49% +49.52% -38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £40.00
South East median hourly rate - - £112.50

Smoke Testing 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 441 361 428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 81.37% 80.22% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 220 287
East Sussex median daily rate £388 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.85% +1.71% -
10th Percentile £276 £225 £220
90th Percentile £575 £526 £519
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 14
East Sussex median hourly rate £13.50 £19.50 £32.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.77% -40.55% +45.78%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.95 £12.22
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.10 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +50.00%

Smoke Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Smoke Testing in East Sussex