Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Developer
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 146 195 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 42.32% 52.70% 41.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 43.98% 54.32% 42.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 119 122
Brighton median daily rate £375 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £263 £269 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £431
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Brighton median hourly rate - - £26.60
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £26.60

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Brighton
Contract vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 332 359 509
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 97.03% 98.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 215 344
Brighton median daily rate £389 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.67% +7.14% +0.21%
10th Percentile £261 £254 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £375 £356
% change year-on-year - +5.34% +9.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 16
Brighton median hourly rate £13.50 £21.43 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.00% +14.71% +18.60%
10th Percentile £10.20 £13.51 £14.25
90th Percentile £101.25 £42.00 £33.30
East Sussex median hourly rate £23.00 £21.43 £18.59
% change year-on-year +7.34% +15.26% +17.10%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Brighton

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Brighton

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Brighton over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Brighton

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Brighton

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 69 (47.26%) JavaScript
2 62 (42.47%) CSS
3 60 (41.10%) HTML
4 46 (31.51%) SQL
4 46 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (28.77%) .NET
6 36 (24.66%) AngularJS
7 33 (22.60%) Java
8 32 (21.92%) Web Development
9 31 (21.23%) PHP
10 29 (19.86%) C#
11 27 (18.49%) REST
12 25 (17.12%) Front End Development
13 24 (16.44%) MVC
14 23 (15.75%) SOAP
15 22 (15.07%) ASP.NET
16 18 (12.33%) MySQL
17 17 (11.64%) Git (software)
17 17 (11.64%) jQuery
17 17 (11.64%) SQL Server
18 16 (10.96%) Scrum
18 16 (10.96%) Node.js
18 16 (10.96%) HTML5
19 15 (10.27%) Spring
19 15 (10.27%) T-SQL
20 14 (9.59%) Oracle
21 13 (8.90%) .NET Framework
21 13 (8.90%) Sass
21 13 (8.90%) React
22 12 (8.22%) DevOps

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 11 (7.53%) JBoss
2 10 (6.85%) Moodle
3 9 (6.16%) Apache
3 9 (6.16%) Drupal
4 8 (5.48%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.74%) CMS
6 3 (2.05%) AquaLogic
6 3 (2.05%) IIS
6 3 (2.05%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (2.05%) WordPress
7 2 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.68%) Confluence
8 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.68%) Totara
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.74%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (2.74%) Serverless
4 3 (2.05%) npm
5 2 (1.37%) Boomi
5 2 (1.37%) Firebase
5 2 (1.37%) GitHub
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.16%) HTTP
2 8 (5.48%) SSL
2 8 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.33%) MySQL
2 17 (11.64%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.53%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (2.74%) Power BI
6 4 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.05%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.05%) Lumira
7 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.37%) DataStage
8 2 (1.37%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.68%) Big Data
9 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (11.64%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.85%) Eclipse
2 10 (6.85%) Selenium
3 8 (5.48%) IntelliJ
3 8 (5.48%) JUnit
4 5 (3.42%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.42%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.74%) JIRA
5 4 (2.74%) Mocha
6 3 (2.05%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.05%) Maven
7 2 (1.37%) Ant
7 2 (1.37%) Protractor
7 2 (1.37%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.68%) Gradle
8 1 (0.68%) gulp
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.68%) PostCSS
8 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 11 (7.53%) Finance
2 4 (2.74%) Marketing
3 2 (1.37%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (42.47%) CSS
2 60 (41.10%) HTML
3 42 (28.77%) .NET
4 36 (24.66%) AngularJS
5 27 (18.49%) REST
6 23 (15.75%) SOAP
7 22 (15.07%) ASP.NET
8 17 (11.64%) jQuery
9 16 (10.96%) HTML5
9 16 (10.96%) Node.js
10 15 (10.27%) Spring
11 13 (8.90%) .NET Framework
11 13 (8.90%) React
11 13 (8.90%) Sass
12 12 (8.22%) Entity Framework
12 12 (8.22%) Hibernate
12 12 (8.22%) Web Services
13 11 (7.53%) XML
14 9 (6.16%) J2EE
14 9 (6.16%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (5.48%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.42%) User Experience
3 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.37%) Smart Home
5 1 (0.68%) Fintech
5 1 (0.68%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.53%) Linux
2 8 (5.48%) Unix
3 3 (2.05%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.92%) Web Development
3 25 (17.12%) Front End Development
4 24 (16.44%) MVC
5 16 (10.96%) Scrum
6 12 (8.22%) DevOps
6 12 (8.22%) Kanban
7 11 (7.53%) Microservices
7 11 (7.53%) OO
7 11 (7.53%) TDD
8 9 (6.16%) BDD
9 8 (5.48%) CRM
9 8 (5.48%) RAD
10 7 (4.79%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (4.79%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.11%) Data Modelling
12 5 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.42%) Mobile Development
13 4 (2.74%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (47.26%) JavaScript
2 46 (31.51%) SQL
3 33 (22.60%) Java
4 31 (21.23%) PHP
5 29 (19.86%) C#
6 15 (10.27%) T-SQL
7 11 (7.53%) Scala
8 6 (4.11%) Python
9 4 (2.74%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.05%) Apex Code
10 3 (2.05%) Ruby
10 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.37%) ES6
12 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.68%) C++
12 1 (0.68%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 1 (0.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.85%) Docker
2 5 (3.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (7.53%) Puppet
2 8 (5.48%) Grafana
2 8 (5.48%) Kibana
3 3 (2.05%) Ansible
3 3 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (9.59%) Oracle
2 8 (5.48%) webMethods
3 6 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.05%) MuleSoft
4 3 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.37%) Apple
5 2 (1.37%) Dell
5 2 (1.37%) Google
5 2 (1.37%) Informatica
5 2 (1.37%) New Relic
5 2 (1.37%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.37%) Zend
6 1 (0.68%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) Syncfusion
6 1 (0.68%) Tableau
6 1 (0.68%) Twitter
6 1 (0.68%) Xamarin