Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Minimum Viable Product in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Minimum Viable Product over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 375 364 385
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 +13
Contract jobs citing Minimum Viable Product 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.024% 0.053% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.18% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
South East median daily rate £575 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +25.06% -5.88%
England median daily rate £550 £432 £475
% change year-on-year +27.46% -9.16% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Minimum Viable Product is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,400 5,105 5,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.27% 30.23% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,259 2,963 2,982
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
10th Percentile £250 £216 £220
90th Percentile £588 £563 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 262 300
South East median hourly rate £34.00 £19.34 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.80% -14.04% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.23 £10.78 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £53.75
England median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.80% - +5.26%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Minimum Viable Product in the South East over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 14 November 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
Surrey - 3 £575 -
Minimum Viable Product
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) OAuth
2 2 (50.00%) OWASP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Redis
2 2 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) React
2 2 (50.00%) React Native
2 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

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 (50.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Redis
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Product Owner
2 1 (25.00%) Product Owner
2 1 (25.00%) Service Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) Ember.js
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) OAuth
1 2 (50.00%) React
1 2 (50.00%) React Native
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) OWASP
3 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle