Period
to 25 November 2017

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

Sphinx
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 860 866
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 -15
Contract jobs citing Sphinx 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.030% 0.017% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
England median daily rate - £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% -13.98%
UK median daily rate - £325 £300
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -13.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Sphinx is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 30423 29937 30240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.32% 30.78% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21628 20870 20970
England median daily rate £465 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £412
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.28% +2.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 351 508
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.75 £14.56 £14.64
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.27
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%

Sphinx
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Sphinx as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Sphinx in England

Sphinx
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sphinx in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sphinx in England

Sphinx
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sphinx within the England region over the 6 months to 25 November 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
North West - 5 - -
North of England - 5 - -
East of England - 4 - -
Sphinx
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sphinx 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 England region with a requirement for Sphinx.

1 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) LaTeX
2 5 (55.56%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) Fortran
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) CMS
3 4 (44.44%) XMetaL
3 4 (44.44%) Content Management
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 4 (44.44%) WordPress
3 4 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (44.44%) Sitecore
3 4 (44.44%) Confluence
3 4 (44.44%) Data Analytics
3 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) Camtasia
5 1 (11.11%) OO

Sphinx
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (44.44%) CMS
1 4 (44.44%) Confluence
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (44.44%) Sitecore CMS
1 4 (44.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) LaTeX
2 4 (44.44%) XMetaL
3 3 (33.33%) Camtasia
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Author
1 9 (100.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Analytics
1 4 (44.44%) Content Management
1 4 (44.44%) Data Analytics
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Fortran
3 4 (44.44%) Python
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Sitecore