Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sussex with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 15 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.

Agile Software Development
South East > Sussex
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 5 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 22.73% 27.27% 15.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.00% 32.61% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 4
Sussex median daily rate £438 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% - +26.67%
10th Percentile £419 £444 £375
90th Percentile £456 £549 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00

Agile Software Development 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 Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 20 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 90.91% 83.64% 82.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 13
Sussex median daily rate £500 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +15.63% -3.03%
10th Percentile £374 £263 £350
90th Percentile £649 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -2.17%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Sussex

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Sussex

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) BrowserStack
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) JavaFX
3 1 (20.00%) JPA
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (20.00%) Java 8

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sussex 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) GoCD
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) JavaFX
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) JPA
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) BDD
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB