Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Scenario Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Scenario Testing over the 6 months to 23 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.

Scenario Testing
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 100 101
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 -14
Contract jobs citing Scenario Testing 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.41% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.42% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
West Sussex median daily rate £330 £481 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +40.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £273 £382 £312
90th Percentile £499 £535 £381
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £366
% change year-on-year +3.13% +9.22% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £170.00

Scenario Testing 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 1,104 961 1,278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.42% 88.41% 90.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 597 762
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +5.19%
10th Percentile £300 £290 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 35
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.24% +11.25% +75.05%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.90 £14.25
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.25 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.78 £23.75
% change year-on-year +27.00% -16.72% +7.95%

Scenario Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Scenario Testing in West Sussex

Scenario Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Scenario Testing in West Sussex

Scenario Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scenario Testing in West Sussex over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scenario Testing in West Sussex

Scenario Testing
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 Scenario Testing within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 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
Horsham - 2 £318 -
Worthing -7 1 £480 -4.00%
Crawley - 1 £493 -
Gatwick - 1 £260 -
Scenario Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Scenario Testing 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 Scenario Testing.

1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSD
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (20.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (20.00%) Java 8
2 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture

Scenario Testing
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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Documentum
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maximo
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSD
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Traceability Matrix
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Java 8
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP ALM
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP