Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Zephyr skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Zephyr over the 6 months to 20 August 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.

D Software Zephyr
England > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 356 369 382
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13 +3
Contract jobs citing Zephyr 23 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.013% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.76% 0.075% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 5
South East median daily rate £350 - £288
10th Percentile £308 - £269
90th Percentile £461 - £433
England median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +46.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Zephyr is in the Development Applications 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 development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,020 2,683 2,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.16% 16.83% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,849 1,595 1,708
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 84 84
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £35.00 £15.00 £31.79
90th Percentile £52.63 £57.50 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.38 £42.45
% change year-on-year +2.72% -2.53% +13.20%

Zephyr
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Zephyr in the South East

Zephyr
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Zephyr in the South East

Zephyr
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Zephyr in the South East over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Zephyr in the South East

Zephyr
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 Zephyr within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Thames Valley +15 21 £350 - 3
Berkshire -3 17 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £300 - 2
Surrey - 2 £688 -
Zephyr
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Zephyr 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 Zephyr.

1 21 (91.30%) JIRA
2 18 (78.26%) Java
2 18 (78.26%) Test Automation
3 16 (69.57%) Jenkins
4 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 14 (60.87%) Python
4 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) QA
5 12 (52.17%) Selenium
5 12 (52.17%) Defect Management
6 11 (47.83%) SoapUI
7 10 (43.48%) SOAP
7 10 (43.48%) Functional Testing
8 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
8 8 (34.78%) GitLab
8 8 (34.78%) VBScript
9 7 (30.43%) MySQL
9 7 (30.43%) Web Services
9 7 (30.43%) Case Management
9 7 (30.43%) HP ALM
9 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
10 6 (26.09%) Groovy
10 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
10 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
10 6 (26.09%) BDD
10 6 (26.09%) API Testing
10 6 (26.09%) DevOps
10 6 (26.09%) SDLC
10 6 (26.09%) HP
10 6 (26.09%) HP UFT

Zephyr
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 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (8.70%) SAP FI
1 2 (8.70%) SAP MM
1 2 (8.70%) SAP SD
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) BrowserStack
1 4 (17.39%) Sauce Labs
2 2 (8.70%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (91.30%) JIRA
2 16 (69.57%) Jenkins
3 12 (52.17%) Selenium
4 11 (47.83%) SoapUI
5 8 (34.78%) GitLab
6 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
7 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
7 6 (26.09%) HP UFT
8 2 (8.70%) Ant
8 2 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
8 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
8 2 (8.70%) Moq
8 2 (8.70%) MSBuild
8 2 (8.70%) NSubstitute
8 2 (8.70%) NUnit
8 2 (8.70%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (8.70%) SonarQube
8 2 (8.70%) Subversion
8 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
1 11 (47.83%) Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Quality Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
3 3 (13.04%) UI Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) ERP Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) SOAP
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (8.70%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Reference Data
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Unix
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Test Automation
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Defect Management
4 10 (43.48%) Functional Testing
5 8 (34.78%) Test Strategy
6 7 (30.43%) Case Management
7 6 (26.09%) API Testing
7 6 (26.09%) BDD
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (26.09%) DevOps
7 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
7 6 (26.09%) SDLC
7 6 (26.09%) Security Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
8 5 (21.74%) SOA
9 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
9 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 4 (17.39%) Test Management
9 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) Python
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) VBScript
4 6 (26.09%) Groovy
4 6 (26.09%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) HP ALM
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
2 2 (8.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) hybris
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Apigee
4 1 (4.35%) AppDynamics
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian