Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Minimum Viable Product skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Minimum Viable Product over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 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.

Minimum Viable Product
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 375 371 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +391
Contract jobs citing Minimum Viable Product 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.031% 0.012% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.014% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
South East median daily rate £575 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.98% - -
England median daily rate £550 £413 £461
% change year-on-year +33.33% -10.57% -4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Minimum Viable Product 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13,917 13,852 12,652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.95% 84.48% 83.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,344 8,325 7,560
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £578 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 422 534
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.01 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +6.71% -24.29%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.18 £11.06
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.25 £49.49
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.56% -2.57% +3.26%

Minimum Viable Product
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Minimum Viable Product as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Minimum Viable Product in the South East

Minimum Viable Product
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Minimum Viable Product in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Minimum Viable Product in the South East

Minimum Viable Product
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Minimum Viable Product within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Hampshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £575 -
Minimum Viable Product
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Minimum Viable Product 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 South East region with a requirement for Minimum Viable Product.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) React Native
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Server Management
3 2 (40.00%) Epics
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) TACACS
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting

Minimum Viable Product
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (40.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (40.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TACACS
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) Ember.js
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) OAuth
1 2 (40.00%) React
1 2 (40.00%) React Native
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Epics
3 2 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) OWASP
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Server Management
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle