The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 83 76 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 33.20% 38.78% 28.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.17% 40.43% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 30 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £197 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £31.25 £22.06 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.69% -6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.04 £21.70 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.41 £26.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Developer
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
236 188 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 94.40% 95.92% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 103 73
Average daily rate £375 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £94.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Brighton region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Brighton region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Brighton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 98 (64.90%) JavaScript
2 91 (60.26%) HTML
3 85 (56.29%) CSS
4 80 (52.98%) .NET
5 77 (50.99%) jQuery
6 63 (41.72%) SQL
7 52 (34.44%) ASP.NET
8 49 (32.45%) C#
9 47 (31.13%) MVC
10 42 (27.81%) XML
11 41 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
12 38 (25.17%) XSLT
12 38 (25.17%) Web Services
13 37 (24.50%) Visual Studio
14 31 (20.53%) User Experience
15 30 (19.87%) OOP
15 30 (19.87%) Ajax
16 29 (19.21%) Web Development
16 29 (19.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 28 (18.54%) WCF
18 27 (17.88%) CMS
19 25 (16.56%) Content Management
20 24 (15.89%) Publishing
20 24 (15.89%) Java
20 24 (15.89%) XHTML
21 23 (15.23%) PHP
21 23 (15.23%) Open Text
21 23 (15.23%) .NET Framework
22 21 (13.91%) TDD
22 21 (13.91%) W3C

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (17.88%) CMS
2 18 (11.92%) IIS
3 4 (2.65%) Apache
3 4 (2.65%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.65%) Apache Solr
3 4 (2.65%) Moodle
4 3 (1.99%) Jetty
5 2 (1.32%) WordPress
6 1 (0.66%) Node.js
6 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (13.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.66%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Force.com
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.91%) Intranet
2 1 (0.66%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.62%) MySQL
3 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.32%) MarkLogic
5 2 (1.32%) BaseX
5 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.32%) OLAP
5 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.32%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.32%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.66%) Big Data
6 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (24.50%) Visual Studio
2 18 (11.92%) Axure RP
3 14 (9.27%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.95%) NUnit
5 9 (5.96%) Subversion
5 9 (5.96%) Selenium
5 9 (5.96%) StyleCop
6 6 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.31%) Maven
7 5 (3.31%) JUnit
8 3 (1.99%) Moq
8 3 (1.99%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.32%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.32%) NetBeans
9 2 (1.32%) TestNG
9 2 (1.32%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.66%) Ant
10 1 (0.66%) RSpec
General
1 24 (15.89%) Publishing
2 17 (11.26%) Finance
3 3 (1.99%) Legal
4 2 (1.32%) Back Office
4 2 (1.32%) Games
4 2 (1.32%) Banking
5 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (60.26%) HTML
2 85 (56.29%) CSS
3 80 (52.98%) .NET
4 77 (50.99%) jQuery
5 52 (34.44%) ASP.NET
6 42 (27.81%) XML
7 38 (25.17%) Web Services
7 38 (25.17%) XSLT
8 30 (19.87%) Ajax
9 29 (19.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 28 (18.54%) WCF
11 24 (15.89%) XHTML
12 23 (15.23%) .NET Framework
13 20 (13.25%) XSD
13 20 (13.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 18 (11.92%) Spring
14 18 (11.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (11.92%) HTML5
15 14 (9.27%) LINQ
16 12 (7.95%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.53%) User Experience
2 21 (13.91%) W3C
3 18 (11.92%) Web 2.0
4 7 (4.64%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.31%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (3.31%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.65%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.99%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.66%) VLE
9 1 (0.66%) Tandem
9 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.66%) Xbox
9 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.92%) Linux
2 6 (3.97%) UNIX
2 6 (3.97%) Windows
3 5 (3.31%) Android
3 5 (3.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.13%) MVC
2 41 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (19.87%) OOP
4 29 (19.21%) Web Development
5 25 (16.56%) Content Management
6 21 (13.91%) TDD
7 18 (11.92%) Rapid Prototyping
8 17 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (10.60%) OO
10 13 (8.61%) Scrum
11 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.62%) Customer Engagement
11 10 (6.62%) Software Architecture
12 7 (4.64%) Project Management
13 6 (3.97%) BDD
13 6 (3.97%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (3.31%) Risk Management
14 5 (3.31%) Unit Testing
15 4 (2.65%) Automated Testing
15 4 (2.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 98 (64.90%) JavaScript
2 63 (41.72%) SQL
3 49 (32.45%) C#
4 24 (15.89%) Java
5 23 (15.23%) PHP
6 13 (8.61%) XPath
7 7 (4.64%) PHP5
7 7 (4.64%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.97%) XQuery
9 5 (3.31%) Python
10 4 (2.65%) C++
11 3 (1.99%) Perl
11 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.99%) VB
11 3 (1.99%) VB6
12 2 (1.32%) VC++
13 1 (0.66%) Ruby
13 1 (0.66%) Groovy
13 1 (0.66%) Scala
13 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (3.97%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (15.23%) Open Text
2 20 (13.25%) Adobe
3 19 (12.58%) RedDot
3 19 (12.58%) Google
4 8 (5.30%) Capita
5 2 (1.32%) Syclo
5 2 (1.32%) Twitter
5 2 (1.32%) Oracle
5 2 (1.32%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.32%) SAP
5 2 (1.32%) Cognos
6 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.66%) Teradata
6 1 (0.66%) Apple
6 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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