Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Defect Tracking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Defect Tracking 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.

Defect Tracking
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 88 69
Rank change year-on-year -5 -19 +10
Contract jobs citing Defect Tracking 9 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.84% 0.10% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.11% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
West Sussex median daily rate - £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +10.34%
South East median daily rate £400 £431 £350
% change year-on-year -7.25% +23.21% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £44.19
South East median hourly rate - - £42.50

Defect Tracking 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%

Defect Tracking
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Defect Tracking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Defect Tracking in West Sussex

Defect Tracking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Defect Tracking in West Sussex

Defect Tracking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Defect Tracking in West Sussex

Defect Tracking
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 Defect Tracking 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 - 9 - -
Defect Tracking
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Defect Tracking 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 Defect Tracking.

1 9 (100.00%) JUnit
1 9 (100.00%) Games
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) WCAG
1 9 (100.00%) JSON
1 9 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) Scala
1 9 (100.00%) RSpec
1 9 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) User Stories
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 9 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 9 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
3 5 (55.56%) SDET
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) QA

Defect Tracking
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:

Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (100.00%) JUnit
1 9 (100.00%) RSpec
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer in Test
1 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 9 (100.00%) User Stories
1 9 (100.00%) Web Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Unit Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) WCAG
2 4 (44.44%) QA