The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 14.81% 8.00% 37.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.00% 8.70% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Average daily rate £325 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £450 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sussex 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
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
25 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 92.59% 92.00% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 14
Average daily rate £350 £425 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +15.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Sussex region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Sussex

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Handlebars
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (12.50%) SAPUI5
4 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 1 (12.50%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
3 1 (12.50%) Handlebars
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (12.50%) SAPUI5
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) RUP
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP