Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 February 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.

Academic Degree
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 5 40
Rank change year-on-year -13 +35 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 90 129 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.50% 12.61% 3.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.19% 51.60% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 87 30
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.93% +32.11%
10th Percentile £296 £280 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +7.59% -1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.25 £35.00 £25.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.57% +38.89% -15.86%
10th Percentile £45.00 £30.00 £17.21
90th Percentile £67.25 £50.00 £34.39
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% -29.41% +54.55%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 242 250 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.85% 24.44% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 154 101
West Sussex median daily rate £436 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.65% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £280 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £565
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 12 8
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +42.86% +22.50%
10th Percentile £17.50 £30.35 £14.16
90th Percentile £67.25 £50.00 £39.35
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% -27.14% +100.00%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in West Sussex

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in West Sussex

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in West Sussex

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in West Sussex

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in West Sussex

Degree
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 Degree within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Gatwick 0 41 £360 -22.99% 2
Crawley -13 16 £456 +10.61% 17
Worthing -30 15 £425 - 2
Burgess Hill +4 3 - - 16
East Grinstead +4 3 £425 +3.91% 1
Haywards Heath - 3 - -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.22%) Computer Science
3 23 (25.56%) SQL
4 20 (22.22%) User Experience
5 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
5 19 (21.11%) Test Automation
6 18 (20.00%) Linux
6 18 (20.00%) Migration
6 18 (20.00%) SDLC
7 16 (17.78%) Windows
7 16 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (15.56%) Static Code Analysis
8 14 (15.56%) DevOps
8 14 (15.56%) Code Coverage
8 14 (15.56%) Configuration Management
8 14 (15.56%) Management Information System
8 14 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (14.44%) SonarQube
9 13 (14.44%) Bitbucket
10 12 (13.33%) Customer Insight
10 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 11 (12.22%) HTML
11 11 (12.22%) CSS
11 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
12 10 (11.11%) Finance
12 10 (11.11%) Market Research
12 10 (11.11%) Usability Testing
12 10 (11.11%) Psychology
12 10 (11.11%) Business Analysis

Degree
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 7 (7.78%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (7.78%) IBM Domino
2 5 (5.56%) CMS
3 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.33%) Confluence
4 3 (3.33%) Documentum
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Maximo
1 3 (3.33%) SAP CO
1 3 (3.33%) SAP FI
1 3 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (3.33%) SAP MM
2 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (6.67%) Mimecast
4 3 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) LAN
1 7 (7.78%) WAN
2 4 (4.44%) Firewall
2 4 (4.44%) Intranet
3 3 (3.33%) IMAP
3 3 (3.33%) Internet
3 3 (3.33%) POP3
3 3 (3.33%) SMTP
3 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) DB2
2 7 (7.78%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.78%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Bitbucket
1 13 (14.44%) SonarQube
2 6 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Marketing
3 4 (4.44%) Publishing
4 3 (3.33%) Back Office
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (1.11%) Billing
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Law
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Analyst
2 14 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (15.56%) Senior DevOps
2 14 (15.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) User Researcher
4 10 (11.11%) Developer
5 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Designer
6 6 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.67%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Graduate
8 3 (3.33%) Information Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Interaction Designer
8 3 (3.33%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) CSS
1 11 (12.22%) HTML
2 8 (8.89%) REST
2 8 (8.89%) Web Services
3 7 (7.78%) AngularJS
3 7 (7.78%) HTML5
3 7 (7.78%) Java EE
3 7 (7.78%) JDBC
3 7 (7.78%) JPA
3 7 (7.78%) React
3 7 (7.78%) RESTful
3 7 (7.78%) Spring
3 7 (7.78%) Spring Boot
3 7 (7.78%) Spring Cloud
4 3 (3.33%) MAPI
5 1 (1.11%) .NET
5 1 (1.11%) JSON
5 1 (1.11%) WCF
5 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (32.22%) Computer Science
2 20 (22.22%) User Experience
3 19 (21.11%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (15.56%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.89%) Mobile App
6 7 (7.78%) Public Cloud
7 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.44%) Reference Data
8 3 (3.33%) Graphic Design
9 2 (2.22%) PMI
9 2 (2.22%) Reinsurance
10 1 (1.11%) e-Learning
10 1 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Linux
2 16 (17.78%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
2 19 (21.11%) Test Automation
3 18 (20.00%) Migration
3 18 (20.00%) SDLC
4 16 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (15.56%) Code Coverage
5 14 (15.56%) Configuration Management
5 14 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (15.56%) DevOps
5 14 (15.56%) Static Code Analysis
6 12 (13.33%) Customer Insight
7 10 (11.11%) Actionable Customer Insight
7 10 (11.11%) Actionable Insight
7 10 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 10 (11.11%) Cognitive Psychology
7 10 (11.11%) Market Research
7 10 (11.11%) Psychology
7 10 (11.11%) Usability Testing
8 9 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.56%) SQL
2 7 (7.78%) Java
2 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.33%) ABAP
4 3 (3.33%) VBA
5 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.11%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) C++
6 1 (1.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) PMI Certification
2 6 (6.67%) CISM
2 6 (6.67%) CISSP
2 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (6.67%) SANS
2 6 (6.67%) SSCP
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.56%) PMP
4 4 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.44%) ISEB
4 4 (4.44%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.33%) DBS Check
5 3 (3.33%) Master's Degree
5 3 (3.33%) MCP
5 3 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) QA
2 7 (7.78%) GCP
3 5 (5.56%) Data Quality
4 4 (4.44%) GDPR
4 4 (4.44%) PMO
5 3 (3.33%) COBIT
5 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (1.11%) GAMP
6 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) Docker
2 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Qualys
2 6 (6.67%) Splunk
2 6 (6.67%) Tableau
2 6 (6.67%) Tufin
3 4 (4.44%) HP
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) SAP
4 3 (3.33%) Symantec
5 2 (2.22%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (2.22%) Cognos
6 1 (1.11%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com