Period
to 24 April 2018

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 24 April 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.

Defect Tracking
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 81 93
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12 -14
Contract jobs citing Defect Tracking 6 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.51% 1.10% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.22% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -3.45% -
10th Percentile £292 £325 £313
90th Percentile £536 £375 £369
South East median daily rate £381 £363 £363
% change year-on-year +4.97% - +51.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - £44.19 -
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +36.36%

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 1,059 905 1,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.82% 90.14% 88.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 546 669
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £300 £280 £250
90th Percentile £562 £549 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £417 £400
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 34
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £34.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.59% -5.56% +69.41%
10th Percentile £15.04 £14.25 £15.12
90th Percentile £67.25 £52.50 £44.28
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £22.52 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.53% -18.11% +27.61%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Defect Tracking in West Sussex over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 April 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
Crawley - 5 £425 -
Worthing -7 1 - -
Defect Tracking
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) WCAG
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (16.67%) Selenium

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) RSpec
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Python Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Programme Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Transition Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) WCAG