Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 11 December 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.

Internet
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 83 39
Rank change year-on-year -1 -44 +29
Contract jobs citing Internet 28 12 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.61% 1.56% 4.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.09% 9.16% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 38
Essex median daily rate £500 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% +8.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £304 £130 £241
90th Percentile £600 £459 £588
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Essex median hourly rate - £26.00 £29.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.19% -25.65%
East of England median hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £29.61
% change year-on-year -50.00% -15.57% +91.03%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 174 131 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.22% 17.01% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 78 119
Essex median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £168 £137 £219
90th Percentile £600 £588 £509
East of England median daily rate £390 £365 £358
% change year-on-year +6.85% +2.10% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 14
Essex median hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £34.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.81% -53.37% +15.33%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £15.90
90th Percentile £21.23 £36.80 £42.93
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £28.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -42.86% -22.22% +22.12%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Essex

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Essex

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Essex over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Essex

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Essex

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Essex region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Southend-on-Sea -9 13 £516 -1.38% 4
Brentwood +15 7 - - 1
Internet
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Essex region with a requirement for Internet.

1 22 (78.57%) Scrum
2 21 (75.00%) Linux
3 17 (60.71%) Client/Server
3 17 (60.71%) ISEB
3 17 (60.71%) Regression Testing
3 17 (60.71%) Selenium
3 17 (60.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (60.71%) Performance Testing
3 17 (60.71%) Integration Testing
3 17 (60.71%) JIRA
3 17 (60.71%) Test Automation
3 17 (60.71%) Confluence
3 17 (60.71%) Functional Testing
4 16 (57.14%) SoapUI
4 16 (57.14%) User Stories
4 16 (57.14%) Pentaho
4 16 (57.14%) QA
4 16 (57.14%) Data Integration
4 16 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 16 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 16 (57.14%) JMeter
4 16 (57.14%) Oracle
4 16 (57.14%) SQL
4 16 (57.14%) ETL
4 16 (57.14%) LoadRunner
4 16 (57.14%) Acceptance Criteria
5 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (53.57%) TDD
5 15 (53.57%) BDD
6 14 (50.00%) Test Strategy

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 17 (60.71%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Broadband
1 7 (25.00%) DHCP
1 7 (25.00%) DLNA
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
1 7 (25.00%) DSL
1 7 (25.00%) FTP
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
1 7 (25.00%) IPv4
1 7 (25.00%) IPv6
1 7 (25.00%) UPnP
1 7 (25.00%) VoIP
1 7 (25.00%) WAN
1 7 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) Pentaho
2 14 (50.00%) Impala
3 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) JIRA
1 17 (60.71%) Selenium
2 16 (57.14%) JMeter
2 16 (57.14%) LoadRunner
2 16 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 11 (39.29%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) Sahi
4 1 (3.57%) WATIR
4 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
1 7 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Tester
3 5 (17.86%) QA Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Ajax
1 7 (25.00%) CGI
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
1 7 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Client/Server
2 7 (25.00%) Media Streaming
2 7 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (7.14%) Internet of Things
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Scrum
2 17 (60.71%) Functional Testing
2 17 (60.71%) Integration Testing
2 17 (60.71%) Performance Testing
2 17 (60.71%) Regression Testing
2 17 (60.71%) Test Automation
2 17 (60.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (57.14%) Acceptance Criteria
3 16 (57.14%) Data Integration
3 16 (57.14%) ETL
3 16 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 16 (57.14%) User Stories
4 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) BDD
4 15 (53.57%) TDD
5 14 (50.00%) Kanban
5 14 (50.00%) Test Strategy
6 13 (46.43%) Coaching
6 13 (46.43%) Test Planning
6 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) C
3 7 (25.00%) C++
3 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) ISEB
2 16 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP
5 2 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
6 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) QA
2 13 (46.43%) Data Quality
3 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) VMware