Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 96 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - +85
Contract jobs citing SOLID 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.58% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Essex median daily rate £438 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £425
% change year-on-year +10.34% -14.71% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 928 758 744
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.66% 90.35% 86.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 492 428
Essex median daily rate £500 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +39.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £530
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 71 156
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £33.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +32.00% -23.43%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.38 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.25 £63.75 £42.92
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -43.55% +14.81% +5.88%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SOLID in Essex over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 October 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 +8 6 £438 - 2
SOLID
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
1 6 (100.00%) Microservices
2 4 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 4 (66.67%) EclipseLink
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (66.67%) JAX-RS
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) Gradle
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) OAuth2
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) JSR 170
2 4 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 4 (66.67%) Ext JS

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 4 (66.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) AccuRev
1 4 (66.67%) Ant
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Gradle
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) Ext JS
2 4 (66.67%) JAX-RS
2 4 (66.67%) JAX-WS
2 4 (66.67%) JPA
2 4 (66.67%) JSR 170
2 4 (66.67%) OAuth
2 4 (66.67%) OAuth2
2 4 (66.67%) SAML
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Struts
2 4 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) XHTML
2 4 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) Clustering
1 4 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Microservices
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Information Management
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) B2C
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C#
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Adobe
1 4 (66.67%) IBM