Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 16 January 2019 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 385 337 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 35.75% 33.70% 32.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 40.10% 36.67% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 175 200
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £357 £315 £350
90th Percentile £539 £578 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 6
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £47.75 £45.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.81% +4.10% +1.93%
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.69% -1.67%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 960 919 999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 89.14% 91.90% 89.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 559 564
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +5.79% +0.44%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £286
90th Percentile £575 £575 £547
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 30
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71% +27.27%
10th Percentile £11.17 £17.50 £18.92
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £26.95 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.21% +6.76% -20.35%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in West Sussex

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in West Sussex

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in West Sussex over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in West Sussex

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in West Sussex

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in West Sussex over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Agile Software Development in West Sussex

Agile Software Development
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Software Development within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Worthing 0 219 £450 -2.44% 26
Crawley +4 34 £450 +4.05% 16
Horsham +1 24 £450 - 29
Gatwick -4 24 £425 +16.04% 4
East Grinstead +1 8 £400 -7.41%
Chichester - 1 - - 3
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 148 (38.44%) Scrum
2 140 (36.36%) Java
3 127 (32.99%) JIRA
4 107 (27.79%) Confluence
5 103 (26.75%) Test Automation
6 90 (23.38%) Problem-Solving
7 84 (21.82%) Git (software)
8 81 (21.04%) JavaScript
8 81 (21.04%) SQL
9 78 (20.26%) Jenkins
10 76 (19.74%) Scala
11 74 (19.22%) REST
12 73 (18.96%) TDD
12 73 (18.96%) Spring
13 72 (18.70%) Linux
14 71 (18.44%) JSON
15 70 (18.18%) Open Source
15 70 (18.18%) DevOps
16 66 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
17 65 (16.88%) Selenium
18 64 (16.62%) User Stories
19 63 (16.36%) Cucumber
20 62 (16.10%) Microservices
21 60 (15.58%) Play Framework
21 60 (15.58%) Configuration Management
22 59 (15.32%) SOAP
23 57 (14.81%) Windows
23 57 (14.81%) Mentoring
24 55 (14.29%) JUnit
25 53 (13.77%) Oracle

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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
1 107 (27.79%) Confluence
2 36 (9.35%) WebLogic
3 30 (7.79%) Apache
4 26 (6.75%) Tomcat
5 23 (5.97%) JBoss
6 22 (5.71%) nginx
7 14 (3.64%) SAP Portal
8 11 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (2.86%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (1.82%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.04%) SAS
11 2 (0.52%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.52%) Magnolia
11 2 (0.52%) WordPress
12 1 (0.26%) Documentum
12 1 (0.26%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 25 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.26%) InVision
6 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (1.82%) SAP PSCD
3 4 (1.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.78%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.45%) GitHub
2 21 (5.45%) Google Analytics
3 20 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (1.82%) Office 365
6 6 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (1.56%) Serverless
6 6 (1.56%) Yammer
7 5 (1.30%) TestFlight
8 3 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.78%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.78%) Route 53
8 3 (0.78%) SaaS
8 3 (0.78%) Trello
9 2 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.52%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 52 (13.51%) HTTP
2 27 (7.01%) SSL
3 25 (6.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.61%) MongoDB
2 31 (8.05%) NoSQL
3 23 (5.97%) Oracle Database
4 22 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.42%) SQL Server
6 16 (4.16%) MySQL
7 12 (3.12%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.04%) Power BI
11 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.78%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.78%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 127 (32.99%) JIRA
2 84 (21.82%) Git (software)
3 78 (20.26%) Jenkins
4 65 (16.88%) Selenium
5 63 (16.36%) Cucumber
6 55 (14.29%) JUnit
7 38 (9.87%) SoapUI
8 37 (9.61%) Subversion
9 27 (7.01%) IntelliJ
10 25 (6.49%) Eclipse
10 25 (6.49%) gulp
11 24 (6.23%) Grunt
12 23 (5.97%) Gatling
13 21 (5.45%) Ant
14 20 (5.19%) Hudson
14 20 (5.19%) Karma Test Runner
14 20 (5.19%) Sublime Text
15 19 (4.94%) JMeter
16 15 (3.90%) Maven
17 13 (3.38%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (7.27%) Finance
2 13 (3.38%) Legal
3 10 (2.60%) Games
3 10 (2.60%) Publishing
4 8 (2.08%) Marketing
5 6 (1.56%) Back Office
5 6 (1.56%) Retail
6 4 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.78%) Avionics
8 1 (0.26%) Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 155 (40.26%) Developer
2 65 (16.88%) Analyst
3 40 (10.39%) Java Developer
3 40 (10.39%) Scala Developer
4 34 (8.83%) Agile Developer
5 31 (8.05%) Business Analyst
6 27 (7.01%) Test Analyst
7 21 (5.45%) Designer
7 21 (5.45%) User Researcher
8 18 (4.68%) .NET Developer
9 15 (3.90%) Architect
9 15 (3.90%) Content Designer
9 15 (3.90%) Scrum Master
9 15 (3.90%) Software Engineer
10 12 (3.12%) C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (3.12%) Programmer
10 12 (3.12%) Software Developer
10 12 (3.12%) Tester
11 11 (2.86%) Project Manager
11 11 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (19.22%) REST
2 73 (18.96%) Spring
3 71 (18.44%) JSON
4 60 (15.58%) Play Framework
5 59 (15.32%) SOAP
6 51 (13.25%) HTML
7 50 (12.99%) CSS
8 44 (11.43%) RESTful
9 38 (9.87%) HTML5
9 38 (9.87%) XML
10 35 (9.09%) AngularJS
11 32 (8.31%) .NET
12 29 (7.53%) Hibernate
13 28 (7.27%) Gherkin
13 28 (7.27%) Node.js
14 27 (7.01%) Web Services
15 26 (6.75%) jQuery
16 25 (6.49%) EJB
17 23 (5.97%) Django
17 23 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.83%) User Experience
2 32 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (7.79%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.08%) Animation
5 6 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.78%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.52%) Clustering
9 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.52%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.26%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.26%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.26%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.26%) PMI
10 1 (0.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 72 (18.70%) Linux
2 57 (14.81%) Windows
3 53 (13.77%) Unix
4 23 (5.97%) Ubuntu
5 15 (3.90%) Android
6 9 (2.34%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (38.44%) Scrum
2 103 (26.75%) Test Automation
3 90 (23.38%) Problem-Solving
4 73 (18.96%) TDD
5 70 (18.18%) DevOps
5 70 (18.18%) Open Source
6 66 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (16.62%) User Stories
8 62 (16.10%) Microservices
9 60 (15.58%) Configuration Management
10 57 (14.81%) Mentoring
11 48 (12.47%) BDD
11 48 (12.47%) Waterfall
12 41 (10.65%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 38 (9.87%) SDLC
14 33 (8.57%) MVC
15 31 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
16 30 (7.79%) Kanban
17 29 (7.53%) CRM
18 28 (7.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 140 (36.36%) Java
2 81 (21.04%) JavaScript
2 81 (21.04%) SQL
3 76 (19.74%) Scala
4 51 (13.25%) C#
5 46 (11.95%) Ruby
6 34 (8.83%) Python
7 22 (5.71%) Groovy
7 22 (5.71%) Haskell
8 21 (5.45%) Perl
9 13 (3.38%) C++
10 11 (2.86%) Java 8
11 10 (2.60%) ABAP
11 10 (2.60%) Kotlin
12 8 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.08%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.30%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.30%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.30%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (11.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 39 (10.13%) Degree
3 19 (4.94%) ISTQB
4 14 (3.64%) ISEB
5 10 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.56%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.30%) PMP
8 4 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.26%) CAPM
10 1 (0.26%) CISSP
10 1 (0.26%) MCP
10 1 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.35%) QA
2 11 (2.86%) WCAG
3 9 (2.34%) PMO
4 3 (0.78%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.52%) GDPR
5 2 (0.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) GAMP
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) P3O
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (10.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (8.57%) Puppet
2 21 (5.45%) Grafana
2 21 (5.45%) Kibana
3 16 (4.16%) Ansible
4 5 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.04%) Terraform
6 1 (0.26%) Mesos
6 1 (0.26%) Packer
6 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (13.77%) Oracle
2 43 (11.17%) Google
2 43 (11.17%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.27%) webMethods
4 24 (6.23%) Adobe
5 21 (5.45%) Atlassian
6 20 (5.19%) SAP
7 6 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.04%) Demandware
9 3 (0.78%) Serena
9 3 (0.78%) WSO2
10 2 (0.52%) Dell
10 2 (0.52%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.52%) Tableau
11 1 (0.26%) CA Agile Central
11 1 (0.26%) IBM
11 1 (0.26%) Informatica
11 1 (0.26%) Pega
11 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.26%) ServiceNow