Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for HNC qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Higher National Certificate (HNC)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 98 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Contract jobs citing HNC 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.16% 0.46% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
West Sussex median daily rate - £275 -
South East median daily rate £420 £350 £288
% change year-on-year +20.00% +21.74% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +122.22% +40.63%

HNC 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 260 274 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 21.09% 24.95% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 168 170
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.47% +2.69% +10.34%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £259
90th Percentile £563 £527 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 16
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £38.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.74% -9.88% +104.76%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.75 £19.25
90th Percentile £67.25 £57.58 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% -10.00% +11.11%

HNC
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for HNC in West Sussex

HNC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HNC in West Sussex

HNC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HNC in West Sussex

HNC
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 HNC within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Worthing -4 2 - - 1
HNC
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HNC 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 HNC.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (100.00%) Protractor
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

HNC
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 2 (100.00%) Protractor
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Validation Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test and Validation Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft