Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 66 77
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11 -20
Contract jobs citing Validation 22 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.09% 1.65% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.89% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 3
West Sussex median daily rate £389 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.70% +30.95% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £390 £302
90th Percentile £475 £490 £385
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £379
% change year-on-year - +5.54% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +198.25% -34.69%
10th Percentile £44.75 £41.25 £12.98
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £14.93
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £25.68
% change year-on-year +11.76% +65.53% -18.49%

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 934 1109 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.70% 87.32% 86.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 630 698
West Sussex median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £274
90th Percentile £571 £550 £547
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 45 31
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +9.38% +100.00%
10th Percentile £24.61 £19.58 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -3 11 £450 -6.68%
Crawley -1 6 £395 -12.22%
Gatwick +10 4 £300 -31.23%
Validation
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Validation.

1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (40.91%) REST
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
2 9 (40.91%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) Protractor
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 7 (31.82%) .NET
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
4 7 (31.82%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 7 (31.82%) Web Application Development
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
4 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
4 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
4 7 (31.82%) OWASP
4 7 (31.82%) RESTful
4 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 6 (27.27%) Web Development
5 6 (27.27%) QA
5 6 (27.27%) Test Management
5 6 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (27.27%) ISEB
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL

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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 6 (27.27%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.09%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) IPv4
2 4 (18.18%) IPv6
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) MPLS
3 3 (13.64%) VPN
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) Wireless
4 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Protractor
2 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 4 (18.18%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Maven
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium
4 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Developer in Test
5 2 (9.09%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) REST
2 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) RESTful
3 2 (9.09%) EDI
3 2 (9.09%) EJB
3 2 (9.09%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.09%) JMS
3 2 (9.09%) JPA
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (9.09%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) XSD
3 2 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) CCTV
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
2 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 7 (31.82%) OWASP
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Web Application Development
4 6 (27.27%) Test Management
4 6 (27.27%) Web Development
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.64%) Network Management
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) Statistics
8 2 (9.09%) BDD
8 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) ISEB
1 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 4 (18.18%) PMP
2 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle