Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 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.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 44 86
Rank change year-on-year -2 +42 -25
Contract jobs citing SDLC 51 51 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.24% 5.23% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 5.82% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 45 10
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £468 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +15.43% -1.82%
10th Percentile £370 £280 £321
90th Percentile £563 £550 £600
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £66.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £55.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +38.75% +14.29% -6.96%

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 1,093 876 1,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.78% 89.85% 89.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 544 687
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +4.69% +1.27%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £524
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 23 27
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £34.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.59% +3.03% +55.29%
10th Percentile £15.04 £13.30 £15.00
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.50 £44.70
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +9.09%

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 25 May 2018.

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 25 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 +2 26 £413 -11.76%
Worthing -9 7 £438 -14.45% 3
Crawley +9 4 £521 - 1
Burgess Hill - 2 - - 1
Horsham -13 1 £475 +21.79% 1
East Grinstead - 1 £400 -
SDLC
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 27 (52.94%) Degree
2 23 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (37.25%) Windows
5 17 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 17 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 17 (33.33%) DevOps
6 16 (31.37%) Finance
6 16 (31.37%) Unix
7 15 (29.41%) Computer Science
8 14 (27.45%) Code Coverage
8 14 (27.45%) Linux
8 14 (27.45%) SonarQube
8 14 (27.45%) Continuous Delivery
8 14 (27.45%) Static Code Analysis
9 13 (25.49%) SQL
9 13 (25.49%) Oracle
10 12 (23.53%) Scrum
10 12 (23.53%) Bitbucket
11 11 (21.57%) Web Services
12 10 (19.61%) Java
12 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
12 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
13 9 (17.65%) JIRA
14 8 (15.69%) Open Source
14 8 (15.69%) XML
14 8 (15.69%) Confluence
14 8 (15.69%) Process Improvement
15 7 (13.73%) User Experience

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 8 (15.69%) Confluence
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) SonarQube
2 12 (23.53%) Bitbucket
3 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
4 9 (17.65%) JIRA
5 6 (11.76%) Maven
6 4 (7.84%) Subversion
7 3 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (1.96%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.96%) git-flow
8 1 (1.96%) JBehave
8 1 (1.96%) JUnit
8 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Electronics
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (27.45%) Senior DevOps
2 14 (27.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 11 (21.57%) Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Business Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Oracle Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Pensions Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.88%) DOORS Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Mechanical Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Talend Developer
7 2 (3.92%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) Web Services
2 8 (15.69%) XML
3 6 (11.76%) JMS
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle ADF
3 6 (11.76%) REST
3 6 (11.76%) SOAP
3 6 (11.76%) Spring
3 6 (11.76%) XSD
3 6 (11.76%) XSLT
4 5 (9.80%) EJB
4 5 (9.80%) EJB 3.0
4 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
4 5 (9.80%) JPA
5 4 (7.84%) CSS
5 4 (7.84%) EclipseLink
5 4 (7.84%) HTML
6 3 (5.88%) HTML5
6 3 (5.88%) RESTful
6 3 (5.88%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.96%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) User Experience
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) DataPower
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Fintech
4 1 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 16 (31.37%) Unix
3 14 (27.45%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 17 (33.33%) DevOps
3 17 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 17 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 14 (27.45%) Code Coverage
4 14 (27.45%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (27.45%) Static Code Analysis
5 12 (23.53%) Scrum
6 8 (15.69%) Open Source
6 8 (15.69%) Process Improvement
7 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
7 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
7 7 (13.73%) Validation
8 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 6 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (11.76%) SOA
8 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 6 (11.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) Java
2 10 (19.61%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.76%) Java 8
3 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.92%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) C
5 1 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (1.96%) C++
5 1 (1.96%) Kotlin
5 1 (1.96%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.92%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.92%) PMP
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) IBM
3 3 (5.88%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) Apple
4 2 (3.92%) Informatica
4 2 (3.92%) Talend
5 1 (1.96%) Guidewire