Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 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 240 359 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 26.20% 31.00% 31.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 29.74% 34.03% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 201 191
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £450 £449
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.22% +5.65%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £313
90th Percentile £538 £540 £538
South East median daily rate £468 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.89% +0.11% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 17
West Sussex median hourly rate - £51.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% -0.50%
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 807 1,055 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.10% 91.11% 89.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 621 588
West Sussex median daily rate £433 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +3.03% -
10th Percentile £263 £300 £279
90th Percentile £600 £545 £530
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 28
West Sussex median hourly rate £22.50 £49.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.55% +4.21% +10.47%
10th Percentile £12.82 £17.50 £15.00
90th Percentile £49.80 £55.10 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £23.75 £19.66
% change year-on-year +34.74% +20.80% -12.62%

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 20 August 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
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 20 August 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 0 107 £440 -7.37% 23
Crawley +6 45 £469 -3.85% 19
Horsham -1 27 £388 +17.42% 19
Gatwick -3 9 £369 -15.71% 4
East Grinstead -10 3 £413 +20.88%
Burgess Hill -1 1 - - 8
Chichester -3 1 £475 +13.43% 3
Littlehampton - 1 £700 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £700 - 2
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 75 (31.25%) JIRA
2 73 (30.42%) Scrum
3 66 (27.50%) Confluence
4 50 (20.83%) SQL
5 47 (19.58%) HTML
5 47 (19.58%) CSS
6 44 (18.33%) Java
7 40 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 38 (15.83%) Service Design
9 36 (15.00%) Configuration Management
10 35 (14.58%) Git (software)
11 34 (14.17%) Test Strategy
11 34 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
12 32 (13.33%) Process Improvement
12 32 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (12.50%) User Experience
14 29 (12.08%) DevOps
14 29 (12.08%) User Stories
14 29 (12.08%) Data Modelling
14 29 (12.08%) Problem Management
14 29 (12.08%) Public Sector
15 28 (11.67%) Selenium
15 28 (11.67%) JSON
15 28 (11.67%) TDD
15 28 (11.67%) C#
15 28 (11.67%) SQL Server
15 28 (11.67%) Jenkins
16 26 (10.83%) JavaScript
17 24 (10.00%) XML
17 24 (10.00%) Scala

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 66 (27.50%) Confluence
2 18 (7.50%) Apache
3 17 (7.08%) WebLogic
4 16 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.17%) GeoServer
6 8 (3.33%) CMS
7 6 (2.50%) JBoss
7 6 (2.50%) nginx
8 5 (2.08%) SAP Portal
8 5 (2.08%) SAS
9 4 (1.67%) WordPress
10 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.83%) IIS
10 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) InVision
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) Open Workbench
4 1 (0.42%) Sketch
4 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) SAP HCM
2 3 (1.25%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.42%) assyst
3 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.42%) GitHub
4 10 (4.17%) SaaS
5 8 (3.33%) Power Platform
6 7 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (2.92%) Serverless
7 6 (2.50%) Google Analytics
8 5 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (2.08%) Trello
9 4 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (1.67%) TestFlight
10 3 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.83%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.83%) Lucidchart
12 1 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.33%) HTTP
2 6 (2.50%) SSL
2 6 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.83%) VPN
4 1 (0.42%) LAN
4 1 (0.42%) WAN
4 1 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.42%) NoSQL
3 12 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.58%) MySQL
5 10 (4.17%) GIS
5 10 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (3.75%) DB2
7 8 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.33%) Power BI
8 7 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (2.08%) Base SAS
9 5 (2.08%) Big Data
9 5 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 5 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 3 (1.25%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 75 (31.25%) JIRA
2 35 (14.58%) Git (software)
3 28 (11.67%) Jenkins
3 28 (11.67%) Selenium
4 23 (9.58%) Bitbucket
5 20 (8.33%) Cucumber
5 20 (8.33%) JMeter
5 20 (8.33%) JUnit
6 12 (5.00%) Maven
7 10 (4.17%) Mockito
8 9 (3.75%) LoadRunner
8 9 (3.75%) LoadUI
8 9 (3.75%) NeoLoad
8 9 (3.75%) TestComplete
8 9 (3.75%) WebLOAD
9 8 (3.33%) Ant
9 8 (3.33%) IntelliJ
9 8 (3.33%) TeamCity
9 8 (3.33%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.92%) Gatling
General
1 29 (12.08%) Public Sector
2 16 (6.67%) Finance
3 8 (3.33%) Marketing
4 5 (2.08%) Publishing
5 4 (1.67%) Games
6 3 (1.25%) Advertising
7 2 (0.83%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Front Office
8 1 (0.42%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (36.25%) Developer
2 30 (12.50%) Designer
3 26 (10.83%) Analyst
3 26 (10.83%) Java Developer
4 23 (9.58%) Scrum Master
5 12 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 12 (5.00%) Scala Developer
6 11 (4.58%) Tester
6 11 (4.58%) User Researcher
7 9 (3.75%) Agile Developer
7 9 (3.75%) Agile Scrum Master
7 9 (3.75%) COBOL Developer
7 9 (3.75%) Performance Tester
7 9 (3.75%) Product Manager
7 9 (3.75%) UX Designer
8 8 (3.33%) Consultant
8 8 (3.33%) SQL Developer
9 7 (2.92%) .NET Developer
10 6 (2.50%) Applications Packager
10 6 (2.50%) Content Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (19.58%) CSS
1 47 (19.58%) HTML
2 28 (11.67%) JSON
3 24 (10.00%) XML
4 23 (9.58%) RESTful
5 20 (8.33%) .NET
6 19 (7.92%) Spring
7 18 (7.50%) J2EE
8 17 (7.08%) Web Services
9 15 (6.25%) jQuery
10 14 (5.83%) HTML5
11 13 (5.42%) AngularJS
11 13 (5.42%) REST
12 10 (4.17%) Apache Camel
12 10 (4.17%) Apache Commons
12 10 (4.17%) GeoTools
12 10 (4.17%) Gherkin
12 10 (4.17%) JAX-RS
12 10 (4.17%) JPA
12 10 (4.17%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.50%) User Experience
2 20 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.83%) Animation
6 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.83%) NHS
7 1 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.42%) CCTV
7 1 (0.42%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.92%) Windows
2 18 (7.50%) Linux
3 11 (4.58%) Unix
4 6 (2.50%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.08%) Android
6 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (30.42%) Scrum
2 40 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 38 (15.83%) Service Design
4 36 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 34 (14.17%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (14.17%) Test Strategy
6 32 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 32 (13.33%) Process Improvement
7 29 (12.08%) Data Modelling
7 29 (12.08%) DevOps
7 29 (12.08%) Problem Management
7 29 (12.08%) User Stories
8 28 (11.67%) TDD
9 22 (9.17%) Microservices
10 19 (7.92%) Project Management
11 18 (7.50%) Front End Development
11 18 (7.50%) Waterfall
12 17 (7.08%) Coaching
12 17 (7.08%) Mentoring
12 17 (7.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 50 (20.83%) SQL
2 44 (18.33%) Java
3 28 (11.67%) C#
4 26 (10.83%) JavaScript
5 24 (10.00%) Scala
6 17 (7.08%) C
7 15 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 11 (4.58%) Python
9 10 (4.17%) Groovy
10 9 (3.75%) COBOL
11 8 (3.33%) Ruby
11 8 (3.33%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.50%) Haskell
12 6 (2.50%) Perl
12 6 (2.50%) VB
12 6 (2.50%) VB6
12 6 (2.50%) VBA
13 5 (2.08%) ABAP
13 5 (2.08%) C++
13 5 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.33%) Degree
3 17 (7.08%) SC Cleared
4 13 (5.42%) ISEB
5 5 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.67%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (1.67%) HND
7 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.17%) QA
2 6 (2.50%) SLA
3 4 (1.67%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.25%) PMO
5 2 (0.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (9.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.92%) Puppet
1 7 (2.92%) Terraform
2 6 (2.50%) Grafana
2 6 (2.50%) Kibana
3 5 (2.08%) Ansible
4 2 (0.83%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.83%) Sysdig
5 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (8.75%) webMethods
2 20 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 19 (7.92%) Oracle
4 15 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.83%) SAP
6 12 (5.00%) Adobe
7 11 (4.58%) BEA
8 10 (4.17%) Google
9 9 (3.75%) HP
10 5 (2.08%) Tableau
11 4 (1.67%) VMware
12 2 (0.83%) IBM
13 1 (0.42%) Informatica
13 1 (0.42%) Niku
13 1 (0.42%) Optimizely