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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 84 86 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 32.43% 42.79% 33.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.43% 44.79% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 34 37
Average daily rate
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£300 £283 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £443 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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
244 192 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 94.21% 95.52% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 95 99
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 6
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £17.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% -12.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £15.00 £22.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Brighton

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 106 (62.35%) HTML
2 104 (61.18%) JavaScript
3 93 (54.71%) CSS
4 84 (49.41%) .NET
5 83 (48.82%) jQuery
6 65 (38.24%) SQL
7 56 (32.94%) MVC
8 54 (31.76%) ASP.NET
9 51 (30.00%) C#
10 50 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (22.94%) XML
12 36 (21.18%) Ajax
12 36 (21.18%) User Experience
13 35 (20.59%) XSLT
14 33 (19.41%) OOP
15 32 (18.82%) Web Services
15 32 (18.82%) Visual Studio
16 30 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 28 (16.47%) Web Development
18 26 (15.29%) HTML5
18 26 (15.29%) Content Management
19 25 (14.71%) CMS
19 25 (14.71%) Java
20 24 (14.12%) XHTML
20 24 (14.12%) Publishing
20 24 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
20 24 (14.12%) WCF
21 23 (13.53%) .NET Framework
21 23 (13.53%) Open Text
22 22 (12.94%) PHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (14.71%) CMS
2 18 (10.59%) IIS
3 9 (5.29%) Moodle
4 6 (3.53%) Apache
5 5 (2.94%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.35%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.76%) Jetty
8 2 (1.18%) WordPress
8 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.59%) JBoss
9 1 (0.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (4.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.59%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Force.com
1 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.35%) Intranet
2 1 (0.59%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.06%) MySQL
3 10 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.18%) MarkLogic
6 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.18%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.18%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.18%) OLAP
6 2 (1.18%) BaseX
7 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (18.82%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.59%) Axure RP
3 16 (9.41%) Git (software)
4 12 (7.06%) Selenium
5 10 (5.88%) NUnit
6 9 (5.29%) Subversion
7 8 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.12%) JUnit
8 7 (4.12%) StyleCop
9 5 (2.94%) Maven
10 4 (2.35%) CppUnit
11 3 (1.76%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.76%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.76%) Moq
12 2 (1.18%) PHPUnit
12 2 (1.18%) RSpec
12 2 (1.18%) TestNG
12 2 (1.18%) NetBeans
12 2 (1.18%) Ant
12 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (14.12%) Publishing
2 17 (10.00%) Finance
3 7 (4.12%) Legal
4 2 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (0.59%) Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Games
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (62.35%) HTML
2 93 (54.71%) CSS
3 84 (49.41%) .NET
4 83 (48.82%) jQuery
5 54 (31.76%) ASP.NET
6 39 (22.94%) XML
7 36 (21.18%) Ajax
8 35 (20.59%) XSLT
9 32 (18.82%) Web Services
10 30 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 26 (15.29%) HTML5
12 24 (14.12%) XHTML
12 24 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (14.12%) WCF
13 23 (13.53%) .NET Framework
14 20 (11.76%) XSD
14 20 (11.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 18 (10.59%) Spring
16 17 (10.00%) LINQ
17 14 (8.24%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.18%) User Experience
2 21 (12.35%) W3C
3 18 (10.59%) Web 2.0
4 9 (5.29%) E-Learning
5 7 (4.12%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.94%) SCORM
6 5 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (2.35%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.18%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.18%) Animation
9 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.59%) VLE
9 1 (0.59%) Tandem
9 1 (0.59%) Clustering
9 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.59%) Linux
2 9 (5.29%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.71%) Windows
4 7 (4.12%) UNIX
5 5 (2.94%) Android
6 1 (0.59%) Debian
6 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.94%) MVC
2 50 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (19.41%) OOP
4 28 (16.47%) Web Development
5 26 (15.29%) Content Management
6 19 (11.18%) TDD
7 18 (10.59%) Rapid Prototyping
8 17 (10.00%) OO
8 17 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (8.24%) Scrum
10 12 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
11 10 (5.88%) Software Architecture
12 9 (5.29%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (4.12%) BDD
14 6 (3.53%) Project Management
14 6 (3.53%) Automation Testing
14 6 (3.53%) iOS Development
15 5 (2.94%) E-Commerce
15 5 (2.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (61.18%) JavaScript
2 65 (38.24%) SQL
3 51 (30.00%) C#
4 25 (14.71%) Java
5 22 (12.94%) PHP
6 13 (7.65%) XPath
7 8 (4.71%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.12%) Python
8 7 (4.12%) PHP5
9 6 (3.53%) XQuery
9 6 (3.53%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.94%) C++
11 4 (2.35%) Perl
12 3 (1.76%) VB
12 3 (1.76%) VB6
12 3 (1.76%) Ruby
13 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.18%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.18%) VC++
13 2 (1.18%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.12%) Degree
2 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (13.53%) Open Text
2 20 (11.76%) Adobe
3 19 (11.18%) Google
3 19 (11.18%) RedDot
4 8 (4.71%) Capita
5 2 (1.18%) Syclo
5 2 (1.18%) Twitter
5 2 (1.18%) Cognos
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle
5 2 (1.18%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.18%) SAP
6 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.59%) Apple
6 1 (0.59%) Teradata