Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 49 65
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16 -5
Contract jobs citing SDLC 31 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.79% 3.89% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 4.35% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 20
West Sussex median daily rate £415 £456 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.04% +14.06% -
10th Percentile £322 £313 £325
90th Percentile £491 £775 £615
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.20% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
West Sussex median hourly rate - £49.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.12% -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11% -11.00%

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 1,002 897 1,223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.27% 89.52% 88.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 546 706
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +0.61% +9.33%
10th Percentile £300 £253 £270
90th Percentile £563 £544 £550
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 38
West Sussex median hourly rate £50.25 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.79% +26.67% +130.77%
10th Percentile £25.38 £23.12 £14.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -2.17%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -11 14 £416 -16.75% 1
Crawley -2 5 £375 -13.04% 4
Gatwick -9 2 £370 -5.13%
Horsham - 1 £475 - 1
SDLC
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) JIRA
3 17 (54.84%) Windows
4 16 (51.61%) Confluence
5 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (38.71%) Waterfall
7 11 (35.48%) Data Analysis
7 11 (35.48%) Systems Analysis
7 11 (35.48%) Data Modelling
8 10 (32.26%) SQL
8 10 (32.26%) Scrum
8 10 (32.26%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (25.81%) Oracle
9 8 (25.81%) Java
10 7 (22.58%) Unix
10 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
11 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (16.13%) Project Management
11 5 (16.13%) SAP
11 5 (16.13%) XML
12 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
12 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
12 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (12.90%) Finance
12 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
12 4 (12.90%) User Stories
12 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
12 4 (12.90%) Decision-Making
13 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (9.68%) 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 16 (51.61%) Confluence
2 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (6.45%) SAS
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) JIRA
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) Maven
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (6.45%) ProC
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) Liquibase
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 13 (41.94%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Digital Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Digital Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Software Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) XML
2 3 (9.68%) Spring
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) EJB
3 2 (6.45%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.45%) JMS
3 2 (6.45%) JPA
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) XSD
3 2 (6.45%) XSLT
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.23%) EclipseLink
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) User Experience
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Waterfall
3 11 (35.48%) Data Analysis
3 11 (35.48%) Data Modelling
3 11 (35.48%) Systems Analysis
4 10 (32.26%) Scrum
5 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (12.90%) Decision-Making
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
8 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.68%) Conflict Management
8 3 (9.68%) Defect Management
8 3 (9.68%) DevOps
8 3 (9.68%) ERP
8 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (9.68%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (9.68%) RUP
8 3 (9.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
4 3 (9.68%) Java 8
5 2 (6.45%) C
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) webMethods
4 2 (6.45%) Serena
5 1 (3.23%) IBM