Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for SOLID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SOLID over the 6 months to 23 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.

SOLID Principles
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 82 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - +88
Contract jobs citing SOLID 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.31% 0.37% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Essex median daily rate £450 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% - -
East of England median daily rate £388 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +10.71% -15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £43.75

SOLID 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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 541 698 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 83.36% 87.14% 80.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 465 462
Essex median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £230 £250
90th Percentile £638 £540 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 91 129
Essex median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +34.62% -13.33%
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £45.72
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% +33.33%

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in Essex

SOLID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOLID in Essex

SOLID
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 SOLID within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Basildon - 2 £450 - 1
SOLID
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SOLID 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 SOLID.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-WS
2 1 (50.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) SignalR
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

SOLID
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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Gradle
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) EclipseLink
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (50.00%) JAX-WS
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) OSGi
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) SignalR
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Struts
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Push Notifications
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin