Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 330 409 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 31.58% 31.93% 21.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 35.60% 36.49% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 228 191
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.32%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £290
90th Percentile £613 £575 £545
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 1
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.77% +14.44% -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.03%

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 927 1121 1065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.71% 87.51% 87.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 637 705
West Sussex median daily rate £418 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £272
90th Percentile £573 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 30
West Sussex median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +17.65% +85.94%
10th Percentile £24.02 £19.58 £11.22
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 0 160 £469 -3.35% 7
Gatwick -1 32 £343 -8.67% 1
Crawley -14 20 £500 +20.48% 4
East Grinstead 0 10 £443 +10.82%
Horsham -4 10 £395 -21.98% 7
Chichester +7 3 £375 -
Agile Software Development
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 176 (53.33%) Scrum
2 113 (34.24%) Java
3 97 (29.39%) CSS
4 93 (28.18%) Git (software)
5 88 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 86 (26.06%) HTML
7 85 (25.76%) Linux
8 77 (23.33%) Scala
9 75 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (21.82%) REST
11 68 (20.61%) Spring
12 64 (19.39%) Open Source
13 63 (19.09%) JSON
14 61 (18.48%) Subversion
15 58 (17.58%) JavaScript
16 57 (17.27%) HTTP
17 56 (16.97%) Web Development
18 55 (16.67%) HTML5
19 50 (15.15%) Play Framework
20 47 (14.24%) User Stories
21 45 (13.64%) Unix
22 43 (13.03%) TDD
23 42 (12.73%) Configuration Management
23 42 (12.73%) Selenium
24 40 (12.12%) SQL
25 39 (11.82%) CSS3
25 39 (11.82%) User Experience
25 39 (11.82%) Microservices
26 38 (11.52%) Relational Database
26 38 (11.52%) Web Services

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 25 (7.58%) Confluence
2 21 (6.36%) WebLogic
3 10 (3.03%) Apache
4 9 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (2.73%) JBoss
5 8 (2.42%) CMS
6 7 (2.12%) Drupal
6 7 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.52%) Alfresco
7 5 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.21%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.91%) nginx
9 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.61%) Mule
10 2 (0.61%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.61%) WildFly
Applications
1 8 (2.42%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.30%) Flinto
5 1 (0.30%) InVision
5 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.52%) GitHub
4 4 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.21%) Serverless
5 3 (0.91%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon Glacier
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.61%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 57 (17.27%) HTTP
2 10 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.42%) SSL
4 2 (0.61%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.61%) Firewall
4 2 (0.61%) Internet
5 1 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.52%) Relational Database
2 37 (11.21%) MongoDB
3 24 (7.27%) NoSQL
4 23 (6.97%) Oracle Database
5 15 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 13 (3.94%) MySQL
7 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.21%) DB2
10 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.61%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.30%) Qlik Sense
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 93 (28.18%) Git (software)
2 61 (18.48%) Subversion
3 42 (12.73%) Selenium
4 37 (11.21%) Jenkins
5 34 (10.30%) JUnit
6 33 (10.00%) JIRA
7 22 (6.67%) IntelliJ
8 21 (6.36%) Maven
9 14 (4.24%) Cucumber
10 11 (3.33%) SoapUI
11 9 (2.73%) Eclipse
11 9 (2.73%) Protractor
11 9 (2.73%) Vagrant
12 6 (1.82%) GoogleTest
12 6 (1.82%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.52%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.21%) Gatling
14 4 (1.21%) Grunt
14 4 (1.21%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (5.15%) Finance
2 9 (2.73%) Publishing
3 3 (0.91%) Marketing
4 2 (0.61%) Legal
4 2 (0.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.30%) Banking
5 1 (0.30%) Games
5 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 164 (49.70%) Developer
2 48 (14.55%) Scala Developer
3 47 (14.24%) Java Developer
4 41 (12.42%) Analyst
5 29 (8.79%) Business Analyst
6 23 (6.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 22 (6.67%) Designer
8 19 (5.76%) Scrum Master
9 18 (5.45%) Senior Developer
10 17 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
11 15 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
11 15 (4.55%) Project Manager
12 14 (4.24%) Software Engineer
12 14 (4.24%) User Researcher
13 13 (3.94%) Architect
14 12 (3.64%) Agile Developer
14 12 (3.64%) Digital Analyst
14 12 (3.64%) Digital Business Analyst
15 11 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
15 11 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (29.39%) CSS
2 86 (26.06%) HTML
3 72 (21.82%) REST
4 68 (20.61%) Spring
5 63 (19.09%) JSON
6 55 (16.67%) HTML5
7 50 (15.15%) Play Framework
8 39 (11.82%) CSS3
9 38 (11.52%) Web Services
10 37 (11.21%) RESTful
11 35 (10.61%) XML
12 32 (9.70%) Ajax
13 31 (9.39%) SOAP
14 26 (7.88%) Hibernate
15 25 (7.58%) Ruby on Rails
16 24 (7.27%) Django
17 22 (6.67%) AngularJS
18 21 (6.36%) Guice
19 20 (6.06%) .NET
20 18 (5.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.82%) User Experience
2 35 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.73%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.12%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.52%) PMI
6 4 (1.21%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.61%) NHS
7 2 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.30%) Blog
8 1 (0.30%) CCTV
8 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.30%) Equities
8 1 (0.30%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 85 (25.76%) Linux
2 45 (13.64%) Unix
3 29 (8.79%) Mac OS X
4 5 (1.52%) Windows
5 4 (1.21%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.21%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.91%) Android
6 3 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (0.91%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (53.33%) Scrum
2 88 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 75 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (19.39%) Open Source
5 56 (16.97%) Web Development
6 47 (14.24%) User Stories
7 43 (13.03%) TDD
8 42 (12.73%) Configuration Management
9 39 (11.82%) Microservices
10 38 (11.52%) Project Management
11 36 (10.91%) DevOps
11 36 (10.91%) Web Design
12 34 (10.30%) MVC
12 34 (10.30%) Responsive Web Design
13 33 (10.00%) Mentoring
14 27 (8.18%) Business Analysis
14 27 (8.18%) Collaborative Working
15 25 (7.58%) Coaching
16 23 (6.97%) Front End Development
17 22 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 113 (34.24%) Java
2 77 (23.33%) Scala
3 58 (17.58%) JavaScript
4 40 (12.12%) SQL
5 29 (8.79%) Ruby
6 28 (8.48%) C#
7 17 (5.15%) C++
8 16 (4.85%) Python
9 9 (2.73%) Groovy
10 7 (2.12%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.82%) C
12 5 (1.52%) PHP
13 4 (1.21%) ABAP
13 4 (1.21%) Perl
13 4 (1.21%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.91%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.91%) Haskell
15 1 (0.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (6.06%) Degree
2 11 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (2.12%) ISEB
4 6 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.91%) IIBA
8 2 (0.61%) CISA
8 2 (0.61%) CISM
8 2 (0.61%) CISSP
8 2 (0.61%) ISACA
8 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PMP
9 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.85%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) GDPR
3 4 (1.21%) GCP
4 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.61%) COBIT
5 2 (0.61%) GAMP
5 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.61%) WAI
5 2 (0.61%) WCAG
6 1 (0.30%) MiFID
6 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (10.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (7.27%) Puppet
2 9 (2.73%) Grafana
2 9 (2.73%) Kibana
3 8 (2.42%) Ansible
4 3 (0.91%) Terraform
5 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.30%) logstash
6 1 (0.30%) Marathon
6 1 (0.30%) Mesos
6 1 (0.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (7.58%) Oracle
2 24 (7.27%) Google
3 11 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.03%) webMethods
5 8 (2.42%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.82%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.21%) Tableau
8 3 (0.91%) HP
8 3 (0.91%) WSO2
9 2 (0.61%) Adobe
9 2 (0.61%) CA
9 2 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (0.61%) Mercator
9 2 (0.61%) Telerik
10 1 (0.30%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.30%) SAP