Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Validation over the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Validation
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 69 71
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +13
Contract jobs citing Validation 20 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.74% 1.92% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.11% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 11
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £389 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% -5.70% +30.95%
10th Percentile £324 £300 £385
90th Percentile £565 £475 £500
South East median daily rate £420 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -1.18% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +11.76% +198.25%
South East median hourly rate £36.88 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -18.06% +5.88% +71.03%

Validation 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 1,032 946 1,063
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 89.66% 90.87% 88.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 565 593
West Sussex median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £300 £260 £263
90th Percentile £573 £554 £547
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.12% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 38
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +35.71% +27.27%
10th Percentile £11.30 £21.41 £17.98
90th Percentile £52.65 £51.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.14 £23.75
% change year-on-year +8.04% -2.57% -5.00%

Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Validation in West Sussex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Validation in West Sussex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Validation in West Sussex over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Validation in West Sussex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Validation in West Sussex

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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 Validation within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 14 December 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 -18 12 £400 -11.16% 3
Steyning - 2 £400 -
Validation
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Validation 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 Validation.

1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 8 (40.00%) JIRA
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 7 (35.00%) Unix
4 7 (35.00%) SDLC
5 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (30.00%) Coaching
5 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (30.00%) Process Improvement
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (25.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (25.00%) Swagger
7 4 (20.00%) User Stories
7 4 (20.00%) Data Transformation
7 4 (20.00%) Data Munging

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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 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (20.00%) SAS
4 3 (15.00%) Confluence
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) JIRA
2 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
3 3 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 3 (15.00%) WebLogic Workshop
4 2 (10.00%) Toad
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Messaging Developer
5 3 (15.00%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) SAP Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) SOA Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) XML
2 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 5 (25.00%) Swagger
3 3 (15.00%) EclipseLink
3 3 (15.00%) EJB
3 3 (15.00%) EJB 3.0
3 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (15.00%) JMS
3 3 (15.00%) JPA
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (15.00%) REST
3 3 (15.00%) SOAP
3 3 (15.00%) Spring
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) XSD
3 3 (15.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Unix
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) SDLC
4 6 (30.00%) Coaching
4 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (30.00%) Process Improvement
4 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (20.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Data Munging
6 4 (20.00%) Data Transformation
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Requirements Management
6 4 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) User Stories
7 3 (15.00%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (15.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Java 8
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) webMethods
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft