Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for SDLC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SDLC over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 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.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 47 60
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 -10
Contract jobs citing SDLC 44 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.15% 4.18% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 4.55% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 20
West Sussex median daily rate £451 £497 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.11% +28.13% -26.19%
10th Percentile £321 £390 £280
90th Percentile £565 £875 £564
South East median daily rate £475 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.00 £49.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% - -
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £49.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -11.62% +10.00% +9.09%

SDLC 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 943 902 1,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.96% 92.04% 89.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 549 571
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £280
90th Percentile £575 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 49 30
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +35.71% +27.27%
10th Percentile £11.17 £17.50 £19.58
90th Percentile £51.00 £54.40 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £26.91 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.10% +6.67% -21.05%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in West Sussex

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in West Sussex

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in West Sussex over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in West Sussex

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in West Sussex

SDLC
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 SDLC within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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 +7 27 £473 +2.94% 5
Gatwick -12 3 £380 -2.56% 1
Crawley -15 3 £394 -47.50% 4
Horsham - 1 - - 3
SDLC
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SDLC 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 SDLC.

1 38 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (72.73%) JIRA
3 27 (61.36%) Confluence
4 24 (54.55%) Windows
5 22 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (47.73%) Waterfall
6 21 (47.73%) Microsoft Office
7 17 (38.64%) Data Modelling
7 17 (38.64%) Systems Analysis
7 17 (38.64%) Workshop Facilitation
8 16 (36.36%) Data Analysis
9 15 (34.09%) Oracle
10 13 (29.55%) Java
10 13 (29.55%) Unix
11 12 (27.27%) SQL
12 11 (25.00%) Validation
13 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
13 10 (22.73%) Scrum
13 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
13 10 (22.73%) Decision-Making
13 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
14 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
14 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
14 9 (20.45%) RUP
15 7 (15.91%) SOA
15 7 (15.91%) Linux
15 7 (15.91%) Python
15 7 (15.91%) Oracle BPM
15 7 (15.91%) Oracle Service Bus
15 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database 11g

SDLC
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 27 (61.36%) Confluence
2 10 (22.73%) WebLogic
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (9.09%) SAS
5 2 (4.55%) Apache
5 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Boomi
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) AtomSphere
4 1 (2.27%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.27%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 32 (72.73%) JIRA
2 10 (22.73%) Git (software)
3 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
4 7 (15.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (15.91%) Maven
4 7 (15.91%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (15.91%) Subversion
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (6.82%) ProC
6 2 (4.55%) Gradle
6 2 (4.55%) Liquibase
7 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.27%) Selenium
7 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (6.82%) Electronics
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
2 19 (43.18%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Developer
4 7 (15.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Report Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
1 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
1 3 (6.82%) XML
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Camel
2 2 (4.55%) Apache NiFi
2 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.55%) JPA
2 2 (4.55%) Kafka
2 2 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Core
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) Angular 2
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) Ember.js
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) Redux
3 1 (2.27%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.27%) Robotics
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Unix
3 7 (15.91%) Linux
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) Waterfall
3 17 (38.64%) Data Modelling
3 17 (38.64%) Systems Analysis
3 17 (38.64%) Workshop Facilitation
4 16 (36.36%) Data Analysis
5 11 (25.00%) Validation
6 10 (22.73%) Decision-Making
6 10 (22.73%) Scrum
7 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
7 9 (20.45%) RUP
8 7 (15.91%) DevOps
8 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
8 7 (15.91%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (15.91%) SOA
9 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (13.64%) Coaching
10 4 (9.09%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 4 (9.09%) Requirements Management
10 4 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 7 (15.91%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) C
4 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.55%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) Java 8
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISEB
1 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) SAP
3 3 (6.82%) Serena
3 3 (6.82%) webMethods
4 2 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Informatica