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 3 months to 23 June 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.

Academic Degree
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 26 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Degree 40 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.06% 7.38% 6.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.48% 37.41% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 23
Median daily rate £385 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.45% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £463 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £57.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 116 147 121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 23.39% 19.73% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 95 72
Median daily rate £395 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £307 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.62% +7.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +2 17 £369 -0.67% 6
Gatwick +3 13 £383 -15.00% 3
Worthing +5 4 £449 +38.15% 2
Horsham - 1 - - 8
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 55 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.45%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (27.59%) Oracle
4 28 (24.14%) Finance
4 28 (24.14%) SDLC
5 26 (22.41%) Python
6 25 (21.55%) Business Analysis
7 24 (20.69%) SQL
7 24 (20.69%) Scrum
8 23 (19.83%) ITIL
8 23 (19.83%) Coaching
9 22 (18.97%) HP
10 19 (16.38%) HP Quality Center
11 18 (15.52%) Requirements Engineering
11 18 (15.52%) QA
11 18 (15.52%) Requirements Management
11 18 (15.52%) JIRA
11 18 (15.52%) Web Services
11 18 (15.52%) XML
11 18 (15.52%) Management Information System
11 18 (15.52%) Rational DOORS
12 17 (14.66%) Relational Database
12 17 (14.66%) Service Design
12 17 (14.66%) PRINCE2
12 17 (14.66%) Linux
12 17 (14.66%) Data Analysis
13 16 (13.79%) Atlassian
13 16 (13.79%) OO
13 16 (13.79%) OOD
13 16 (13.79%) CA

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 8 (6.90%) Documentum
2 7 (6.03%) Apache
2 7 (6.03%) nginx
2 7 (6.03%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.03%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.86%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.86%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.72%) Boomi
3 2 (1.72%) IaaS
3 2 (1.72%) iPaaS
3 2 (1.72%) Office 365
3 2 (1.72%) PaaS
3 2 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (2.59%) SAN
2 2 (1.72%) DNS
2 2 (1.72%) VLAN
3 1 (0.86%) GPON
3 1 (0.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.86%) NAS
3 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.59%) Big Data
2 3 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.72%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.86%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.86%) GIS
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.86%) QGIS
4 1 (0.86%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 18 (15.52%) JIRA
1 18 (15.52%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (7.76%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.76%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.03%) ProC
4 2 (1.72%) Subversion
5 1 (0.86%) Artifactory
General
1 28 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (1.72%) Banking
2 2 (1.72%) Marketing
2 2 (1.72%) Retail
2 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (19.83%) Analyst
2 17 (14.66%) Requirements Engineer
3 16 (13.79%) Insurance Systems Analyst
3 16 (13.79%) Oracle Analyst
3 16 (13.79%) Pensions Analyst
3 16 (13.79%) Systems Analyst
4 14 (12.07%) Architect
5 12 (10.34%) User Researcher
6 11 (9.48%) DOORS Engineer
7 10 (8.62%) Developer
7 10 (8.62%) QC Engineer
8 9 (7.76%) Designer
8 9 (7.76%) Project Manager
9 7 (6.03%) Oracle Architect
10 6 (5.17%) IT Manager
10 6 (5.17%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.17%) UX Designer
11 5 (4.31%) C++ Programmer
11 5 (4.31%) Java Developer
11 5 (4.31%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.52%) Web Services
1 18 (15.52%) XML
2 14 (12.07%) HTML
3 6 (5.17%) CSS
4 1 (0.86%) Ajax
4 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.86%) CSS3
4 1 (0.86%) Django
4 1 (0.86%) HTML5
4 1 (0.86%) jQuery
4 1 (0.86%) React
4 1 (0.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.45%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.52%) Management Information System
3 14 (12.07%) User Experience
4 11 (9.48%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.45%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.45%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.72%) Animation
7 2 (1.72%) NHS
7 2 (1.72%) PMI
8 1 (0.86%) CCTV
8 1 (0.86%) Fintech
8 1 (0.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.66%) Linux
2 14 (12.07%) Unix
3 7 (6.03%) AIX
4 4 (3.45%) Windows
5 3 (2.59%) CentOS
5 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.59%) Solaris
6 2 (1.72%) Android
7 1 (0.86%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.14%) SDLC
3 25 (21.55%) Business Analysis
4 24 (20.69%) Scrum
5 23 (19.83%) Coaching
5 23 (19.83%) ITIL
6 18 (15.52%) Requirements Engineering
6 18 (15.52%) Requirements Management
7 17 (14.66%) Data Analysis
7 17 (14.66%) PRINCE2
7 17 (14.66%) Service Design
8 16 (13.79%) Automated Trading
8 16 (13.79%) OO
8 16 (13.79%) OOD
8 16 (13.79%) Process Improvement
9 14 (12.07%) Migration
10 13 (11.21%) Psychology
11 12 (10.34%) Cognitive Psychology
11 12 (10.34%) Customer Insight
11 12 (10.34%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.41%) Python
2 24 (20.69%) SQL
3 13 (11.21%) C
4 12 (10.34%) Java
5 10 (8.62%) Perl
6 8 (6.90%) C++
6 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.03%) PHP
8 5 (4.31%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.59%) AWK
9 3 (2.59%) Bourne shell
9 3 (2.59%) Korn
9 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.86%) ABAP
11 1 (0.86%) C#
11 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (10.34%) PMI Certification
2 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 10 (8.62%) PMP
4 4 (3.45%) ISEB
5 3 (2.59%) OCA
5 3 (2.59%) OCP
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (2.59%) RHCE
5 3 (2.59%) RHCSA
6 2 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.86%) CISM
7 1 (0.86%) CISSP
7 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.52%) QA
2 11 (9.48%) PMO
3 5 (4.31%) GDPR
4 2 (1.72%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.86%) COBIT
5 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) Docker
2 3 (2.59%) GlusterFS
2 3 (2.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.86%) vSphere
3 1 (0.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (16.38%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.59%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (2.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (27.59%) Oracle
2 22 (18.97%) HP
3 16 (13.79%) Atlassian
3 16 (13.79%) CA
3 16 (13.79%) CA Agile Central
4 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
5 8 (6.90%) IBM
5 8 (6.90%) OpenText
6 4 (3.45%) Cisco
6 4 (3.45%) SAP
6 4 (3.45%) VMware
7 3 (2.59%) Brocade
7 3 (2.59%) EMC
7 3 (2.59%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.59%) StorageTek
7 3 (2.59%) Sun
7 3 (2.59%) Veritas
8 2 (1.72%) Apple
8 2 (1.72%) Ariba
8 2 (1.72%) CheckPoint
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