Period
to 20 February 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 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.

D Software Zephyr
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 356 350 378
Rank change year-on-year -6 +28 -2
Contract jobs citing Zephyr 17 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.026% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
South East median daily rate £400 £423 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +45.69% -4.92%
10th Percentile £338 £370 £228
90th Percentile £465 £460 £368
England median daily rate £402 £400 £344
% change year-on-year +0.56% +16.36% -19.12%
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 2,989 2,227 2,520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.77% 14.47% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,834 1,337 1,552
South East median daily rate £450 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £265
90th Percentile £579 £544 £513
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 66 93
South East median hourly rate £45.39 £41.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.82% +17.33%
10th Percentile £29.00 £28.13 £31.60
90th Percentile £67.25 £71.84 £57.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

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
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 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
Thames Valley - 14 £400 - 2
Berkshire - 10 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £400 - 1
Surrey -34 2 £460 +8.88%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £375 - 1
Zephyr
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 17 (100.00%) JIRA
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
4 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (58.82%) C#
4 10 (58.82%) Java
5 9 (52.94%) Ant
5 9 (52.94%) Subversion
5 9 (52.94%) Selenium
5 9 (52.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (52.94%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (52.94%) Moq
5 9 (52.94%) Puppet
5 9 (52.94%) MSBuild
5 9 (52.94%) Bitbucket
5 9 (52.94%) Ansible
5 9 (52.94%) Docker
5 9 (52.94%) NSubstitute
5 9 (52.94%) DevOps
5 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
5 9 (52.94%) SonarQube
6 8 (47.06%) NUnit
6 8 (47.06%) JUnit
7 5 (29.41%) Business Transformation
8 4 (23.53%) Confluence
8 4 (23.53%) User Stories
8 4 (23.53%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Test Planning

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 (23.53%) Confluence
2 2 (11.76%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) JIRA
2 9 (52.94%) Ant
2 9 (52.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (52.94%) Bitbucket
2 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 9 (52.94%) Moq
2 9 (52.94%) MSBuild
2 9 (52.94%) NSubstitute
2 9 (52.94%) Rhino Mocks
2 9 (52.94%) Selenium
2 9 (52.94%) SonarQube
2 9 (52.94%) Subversion
2 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (47.06%) JUnit
3 8 (47.06%) NUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Appium
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) Gradle
4 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
1 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Automation Developer
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Agile C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Web Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Development Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Web Applications Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Android Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Test Automation
3 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (52.94%) DevOps
5 5 (29.41%) Business Transformation
6 4 (23.53%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (23.53%) User Stories
7 3 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
8 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Ansible
1 9 (52.94%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Salt