Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 November 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 369 328 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 32.23% 31.51% 32.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 36.00% 35.16% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 162 234
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £351 £313 £325
90th Percentile £535 £613 £575
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 13
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.21% -7.77% +14.44%
10th Percentile £35.00 £42.50 £41.30
90th Percentile £51.00 £51.00 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +12.50%

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 1,025 933 1,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 89.52% 89.63% 87.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 559 639
West Sussex median daily rate £429 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £263
90th Percentile £568 £569 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 46 45
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £46.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +32.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £27.95 £24.02 £16.38
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.25 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +26.67% -5.26% -

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 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
Worthing 0 210 £450 -4.00% 12
Gatwick -1 32 £406 +10.92% 7
Crawley +10 28 £488 -2.50% 24
Horsham +2 13 £371 -6.01% 21
East Grinstead 0 7 £375 -15.40% 1
Chichester -3 2 £313 -16.67% 3
Burgess Hill - 2 £320 - 8
Haywards Heath - 2 £358 - 2
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 174 (47.15%) Scrum
2 127 (34.42%) Java
3 115 (31.17%) JIRA
4 112 (30.35%) Test Automation
5 94 (25.47%) Confluence
5 94 (25.47%) Problem-Solving
6 91 (24.66%) Scala
7 73 (19.78%) Selenium
7 73 (19.78%) User Stories
8 71 (19.24%) JavaScript
9 70 (18.97%) SQL
10 69 (18.70%) Linux
11 67 (18.16%) Open Source
12 65 (17.62%) REST
13 64 (17.34%) JSON
14 63 (17.07%) DevOps
15 62 (16.80%) TDD
16 60 (16.26%) Spring
17 59 (15.99%) Kanban
17 59 (15.99%) Cucumber
18 58 (15.72%) Configuration Management
19 57 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
19 57 (15.45%) Jenkins
20 56 (15.18%) Windows
21 55 (14.91%) CSS
21 55 (14.91%) Git (software)
22 54 (14.63%) RESTful
22 54 (14.63%) Play Framework
23 51 (13.82%) Waterfall
24 50 (13.55%) C#

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 94 (25.47%) Confluence
2 24 (6.50%) Tomcat
3 21 (5.69%) WebLogic
4 18 (4.88%) nginx
5 14 (3.79%) Apache
6 10 (2.71%) JBoss
7 9 (2.44%) SAP Portal
8 8 (2.17%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.63%) CMS
11 5 (1.36%) WordPress
12 4 (1.08%) SAS
13 3 (0.81%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.81%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.54%) IIS
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.27%) AquaLogic
15 1 (0.27%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 20 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.27%) InVision
6 1 (0.27%) Mingle
6 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.17%) SAP PSCD
2 5 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.61%) Google Analytics
4 12 (3.25%) GitHub
5 5 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (1.36%) Serverless
6 4 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.08%) PaaS
7 3 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.81%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.81%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.81%) Route 53
8 2 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.54%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.54%) IaaS
8 2 (0.54%) SaaS
8 2 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.47%) HTTP
2 23 (6.23%) SSL
3 21 (5.69%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.54%) Internet
5 1 (0.27%) CTI
5 1 (0.27%) Intranet
5 1 (0.27%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.92%) NoSQL
2 41 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 30 (8.13%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.78%) SQL Server
5 22 (5.96%) MySQL
6 18 (4.88%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.98%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (2.17%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.63%) Big Data
10 6 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.36%) Power BI
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 115 (31.17%) JIRA
2 73 (19.78%) Selenium
3 59 (15.99%) Cucumber
4 57 (15.45%) Jenkins
5 55 (14.91%) Git (software)
6 40 (10.84%) SoapUI
7 38 (10.30%) JUnit
8 29 (7.86%) Subversion
9 21 (5.69%) Gatling
9 21 (5.69%) IntelliJ
10 19 (5.15%) Hudson
11 17 (4.61%) Ant
12 15 (4.07%) JMeter
12 15 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (3.52%) gulp
14 12 (3.25%) Eclipse
14 12 (3.25%) Grunt
14 12 (3.25%) Visual Studio
15 11 (2.98%) Karma Test Runner
15 11 (2.98%) Sublime Text
General
1 33 (8.94%) Finance
2 8 (2.17%) Games
2 8 (2.17%) Marketing
3 7 (1.90%) Legal
4 6 (1.63%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.63%) Publishing
5 4 (1.08%) Back Office
5 4 (1.08%) Retail
6 3 (0.81%) Avionics
7 2 (0.54%) Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 142 (38.48%) Developer
2 80 (21.68%) Analyst
3 46 (12.47%) Scala Developer
4 39 (10.57%) Java Developer
5 34 (9.21%) Business Analyst
6 32 (8.67%) Agile Developer
6 32 (8.67%) Test Analyst
7 22 (5.96%) Architect
8 21 (5.69%) Software Engineer
9 18 (4.88%) Designer
10 17 (4.61%) Scrum Master
10 17 (4.61%) User Researcher
11 15 (4.07%) .NET Developer
11 15 (4.07%) C++ Software Engineer
11 15 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
12 14 (3.79%) Senior Software Engineer
12 14 (3.79%) Test Engineer
13 13 (3.52%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 13 (3.52%) Technical Architect
14 12 (3.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (17.62%) REST
2 64 (17.34%) JSON
3 60 (16.26%) Spring
4 55 (14.91%) CSS
5 54 (14.63%) Play Framework
5 54 (14.63%) RESTful
6 50 (13.55%) HTML
7 49 (13.28%) SOAP
8 45 (12.20%) XML
9 43 (11.65%) Web Services
10 40 (10.84%) Gherkin
11 33 (8.94%) HTML5
12 29 (7.86%) Django
13 26 (7.05%) Ruby on Rails
14 25 (6.78%) .NET
15 22 (5.96%) AngularJS
16 21 (5.69%) Guice
16 21 (5.69%) Spring Boot
17 20 (5.42%) Node.js
18 19 (5.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.11%) User Experience
2 31 (8.40%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.50%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.36%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.36%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.81%) Clustering
10 3 (0.81%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.54%) Animation
11 2 (0.54%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.54%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.54%) PMI
11 2 (0.54%) Smartcard
12 1 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 69 (18.70%) Linux
2 56 (15.18%) Windows
3 30 (8.13%) Unix
4 19 (5.15%) Ubuntu
5 11 (2.98%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (1.63%) Android
7 4 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (47.15%) Scrum
2 112 (30.35%) Test Automation
3 94 (25.47%) Problem-Solving
4 73 (19.78%) User Stories
5 67 (18.16%) Open Source
6 63 (17.07%) DevOps
7 62 (16.80%) TDD
8 59 (15.99%) Kanban
9 58 (15.72%) Configuration Management
10 57 (15.45%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (13.82%) Waterfall
12 49 (13.28%) Microservices
13 44 (11.92%) BDD
14 43 (11.65%) Software Engineering
15 41 (11.11%) Unit Testing
16 37 (10.03%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 36 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
18 35 (9.49%) API Testing
18 35 (9.49%) Mentoring
19 32 (8.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 127 (34.42%) Java
2 91 (24.66%) Scala
3 71 (19.24%) JavaScript
4 70 (18.97%) SQL
5 50 (13.55%) C#
6 47 (12.74%) Ruby
7 33 (8.94%) Groovy
8 27 (7.32%) Python
9 18 (4.88%) Haskell
9 18 (4.88%) Perl
10 16 (4.34%) C++
11 14 (3.79%) Java 8
12 11 (2.98%) ABAP
13 9 (2.44%) C
14 8 (2.17%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.90%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.08%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.81%) Embedded C++
17 3 (0.81%) ES6
17 3 (0.81%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 39 (10.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 35 (9.49%) Degree
3 12 (3.25%) ISEB
4 11 (2.98%) ISTQB
4 11 (2.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.08%) PMP
7 3 (0.81%) CISSP
7 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.81%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.54%) CISA
8 2 (0.54%) CISM
8 2 (0.54%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.54%) IISP
8 2 (0.54%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) CAPM
9 1 (0.27%) MCP
9 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (12.74%) QA
2 8 (2.17%) WCAG
3 5 (1.36%) PMO
4 3 (0.81%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.81%) GDPR
4 3 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.54%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (0.54%) ISO 22301
5 2 (0.54%) ISO 31000
5 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) GAMP
6 1 (0.27%) P3O
System Software
1 28 (7.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 27 (7.32%) Puppet
2 17 (4.61%) Grafana
2 17 (4.61%) Kibana
3 15 (4.07%) Ansible
4 5 (1.36%) Mesos
4 5 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.36%) Terraform
5 4 (1.08%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.54%) Nessus
6 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.54%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 1 (0.27%) Packer
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (11.92%) Oracle
2 38 (10.30%) Google
3 33 (8.94%) Microsoft
4 24 (6.50%) Adobe
4 24 (6.50%) Atlassian
5 23 (6.23%) webMethods
6 16 (4.34%) SAP
7 5 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.08%) WSO2
9 3 (0.81%) Anite
9 3 (0.81%) Demandware
9 3 (0.81%) IBM
10 2 (0.54%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (0.54%) Centrify
10 2 (0.54%) Cisco
10 2 (0.54%) McAfee
10 2 (0.54%) Qualys
10 2 (0.54%) Serena
10 2 (0.54%) Sun
10 2 (0.54%) Tripwire