Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 4 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 6 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 42.86% 18.37% 17.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 50.00% 21.95% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Sussex median daily rate £450 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +50.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £431 £457 £338
90th Percentile £465 £561 £384
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 12 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 85.71% 83.67% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 15
Sussex median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -4.19%
10th Percentile £385 £263 £338
90th Percentile £536 £586 £505
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Sussex median hourly rate - - £15.00
South East median hourly rate £25.06 £23.14 £24.50
% change year-on-year +8.30% -5.55% -4.05%

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 18 December 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 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) GoCD
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Java 8
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
4 1 (16.67%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Guidewire

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) GoCD
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Manual Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Manual Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Software QA Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Web Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Web Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Angular Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) JavaFX
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
3 1 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Java 8
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (16.67%) Guidewire