Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 21.88% 25.93% 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 25.93% 31.82% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Sussex median daily rate £525 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £469 £338 £294
90th Percentile £568 £384 £480
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +16.13%

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 27 22 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 84.38% 81.48% 84.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 38
Sussex median daily rate £463 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% -1.54% +1.56%
10th Percentile £266 £338 £268
90th Percentile £621 £468 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Sussex median hourly rate - £15.00 -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

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 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Sussex region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
1 4 (57.14%) Scala
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
1 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
1 4 (57.14%) REST
1 4 (57.14%) Microservices
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Prototyping
2 3 (42.86%) User Stories
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) Product Management
2 3 (42.86%) Django
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Business Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) HTML5
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
1 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
1 4 (57.14%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) Django
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) EJB
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) J2SE
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Microservices
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) Product Management
2 3 (42.86%) Prototyping
2 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Grafana
1 1 (14.29%) Kibana
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) webMethods