Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 9 43
Rank change year-on-year -3 +34 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 109 123 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.13% 12.62% 6.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.22% 47.67% 36.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 87 52
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £433 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +19.45% +0.69%
10th Percentile £303 £269 £251
90th Percentile £538 £550 £474
South East median daily rate £440 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 5
West Sussex median hourly rate £61.50 £57.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +153.33% -
10th Percentile £49.88 £35.20 £17.74
90th Percentile £67.25 £58.00 £41.30
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £26.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +65.38% -42.22% +38.46%

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 271 258 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.70% 26.46% 16.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 161 129
West Sussex median daily rate £443 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.20% +8.97% +8.33%
10th Percentile £294 £260 £260
90th Percentile £551 £545 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 11 8
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +80.18% -32.32%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.75 £16.70
90th Percentile £67.25 £58.00 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £21.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year +31.76% -35.11% +45.56%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +1 55 £413 -11.76% 1
Worthing -19 13 £425 -0.39% 4
Crawley -11 11 £500 +44.93% 11
Bognor Regis - 5 - -
Haywards Heath - 4 - - 3
Burgess Hill - 3 - - 3
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 40 (36.70%) Computer Science
2 35 (32.11%) Finance
3 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (24.77%) Software Engineering
4 27 (24.77%) SDLC
5 26 (23.85%) Management Information System
6 24 (22.02%) Linux
7 22 (20.18%) PRINCE2
7 22 (20.18%) SQL
7 22 (20.18%) Marketing
8 21 (19.27%) QA
8 21 (19.27%) Oracle
8 21 (19.27%) Project Management
9 20 (18.35%) Windows
9 20 (18.35%) Business Analysis
10 19 (17.43%) ITIL
11 18 (16.51%) PMP
11 18 (16.51%) PMI Certification
11 18 (16.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 18 (16.51%) Test Automation
12 17 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
12 17 (15.60%) Configuration Management
13 16 (14.68%) Project Planning
14 15 (13.76%) SonarQube
14 15 (13.76%) User Experience
14 15 (13.76%) DevOps
15 14 (12.84%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (12.84%) Static Code Analysis
15 14 (12.84%) Mobile App

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 5 (4.59%) Oracle BPEL
1 5 (4.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (4.59%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (3.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.83%) Apache
3 2 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.83%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.83%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.92%) Confluence
4 1 (0.92%) Documentum
4 1 (0.92%) IIS
4 1 (0.92%) JBoss
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (4.59%) Oracle ERP
1 5 (4.59%) Oracle General Ledger
1 5 (4.59%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (4.59%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.92%) Maximo
2 1 (0.92%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.92%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.92%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Office 365
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) Firewall
1 6 (5.50%) LAN
1 6 (5.50%) WAN
2 4 (3.67%) IMAP
2 4 (3.67%) POP3
2 4 (3.67%) SMTP
2 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.67%) VLAN
3 3 (2.75%) Internet
4 2 (1.83%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.83%) Network Security
4 2 (1.83%) SAN
4 2 (1.83%) VoIP
4 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.83%) Wireless
5 1 (0.92%) Intranet
5 1 (0.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.67%) QlikView
5 3 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.83%) DB2
6 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (13.76%) SonarQube
2 12 (11.01%) Bitbucket
3 6 (5.50%) JIRA
4 5 (4.59%) JDeveloper
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.75%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (2.75%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.83%) Gradle
7 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.83%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 35 (32.11%) Finance
2 22 (20.18%) Marketing
3 13 (11.93%) Retail
4 5 (4.59%) Electronics
5 4 (3.67%) Back Office
6 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.92%) Automotive
7 1 (0.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Analyst
2 14 (12.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) Senior DevOps
2 14 (12.84%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 9 (8.26%) Coordinator
3 9 (8.26%) Developer
3 9 (8.26%) Project Coordinator
4 7 (6.42%) Business Analyst
4 7 (6.42%) Oracle Analyst
4 7 (6.42%) Pensions Analyst
4 7 (6.42%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.42%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (6.42%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (6.42%) User Researcher
5 6 (5.50%) Architect
5 6 (5.50%) Designer
5 6 (5.50%) IT Manager
5 6 (5.50%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (5.50%) Senior Project Coordinator
5 6 (5.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.17%) Web Services
2 8 (7.34%) CSS
2 8 (7.34%) HTML
2 8 (7.34%) REST
3 5 (4.59%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (4.59%) SOAP
3 5 (4.59%) Spring
4 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.67%) JPA
4 4 (3.67%) MAPI
5 3 (2.75%) HTML5
5 3 (2.75%) RESTful
6 2 (1.83%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.83%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.83%) Java EE
6 2 (1.83%) JDBC
6 2 (1.83%) Kafka
6 2 (1.83%) React
6 2 (1.83%) Spring Boot
6 2 (1.83%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 40 (36.70%) Computer Science
2 26 (23.85%) Management Information System
3 17 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (13.76%) User Experience
5 14 (12.84%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.75%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.75%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.83%) CCTV
7 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.92%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.92%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.92%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.02%) Linux
2 20 (18.35%) Windows
3 13 (11.93%) Unix
4 2 (1.83%) CentOS
4 2 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.83%) Solaris
5 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.36%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.77%) SDLC
2 27 (24.77%) Software Engineering
3 22 (20.18%) PRINCE2
4 21 (19.27%) Project Management
5 20 (18.35%) Business Analysis
6 19 (17.43%) ITIL
7 18 (16.51%) Test Automation
8 17 (15.60%) Configuration Management
8 17 (15.60%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (14.68%) Project Planning
10 15 (13.76%) DevOps
11 14 (12.84%) Code Coverage
11 14 (12.84%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (12.84%) Static Code Analysis
12 13 (11.93%) E-Commerce
13 12 (11.01%) Migration
14 11 (10.09%) Data Analysis
15 10 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (9.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.18%) SQL
2 8 (7.34%) PL/SQL
3 6 (5.50%) C++
4 5 (4.59%) Java
4 5 (4.59%) VBA
5 4 (3.67%) Embedded C++
5 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.75%) Perl
7 2 (1.83%) AWK
7 2 (1.83%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.83%) Java 8
7 2 (1.83%) Korn
7 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.92%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.92%) C
8 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (16.51%) PMI Certification
1 18 (16.51%) PMP
1 18 (16.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.67%) DBS Check
4 4 (3.67%) Master's Degree
4 4 (3.67%) MCP
5 3 (2.75%) ISEB
5 3 (2.75%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.75%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.83%) CCDP
6 2 (1.83%) CCIE
6 2 (1.83%) CCNP
6 2 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.83%) CISSP
6 2 (1.83%) OCA
6 2 (1.83%) OCP
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.83%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.27%) QA
2 7 (6.42%) PMO
3 4 (3.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.75%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.75%) GDPR
4 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 2 (1.83%) GCP
6 1 (0.92%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.92%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.92%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.92%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) Docker
2 2 (1.83%) GlusterFS
2 2 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.83%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (1.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.92%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.92%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.92%) Nessus
3 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.92%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 21 (19.27%) Oracle
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.50%) HP
4 4 (3.67%) Cognos
4 4 (3.67%) IBM
4 4 (3.67%) Symantec
5 3 (2.75%) Centrify
5 3 (2.75%) Cisco
5 3 (2.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.75%) Sun
5 3 (2.75%) Tableau
6 2 (1.83%) Aruba
6 2 (1.83%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.83%) EMC
6 2 (1.83%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.83%) SAP
6 2 (1.83%) Splunk
6 2 (1.83%) StorageTek
6 2 (1.83%) Veritas
6 2 (1.83%) VMware