Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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.

Senior Developer
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 34 46
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.94% 3.75% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 3.88% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 6
Brighton median daily rate £375 £400 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -25.58% +53.57%
10th Percentile £311 £288 £310
90th Percentile £405 £538 £550
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Brighton median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -

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 293 335 388
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 96.54% 98.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 191 247
Brighton median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £181 £220 £205
90th Percentile £560 £538 £538
East Sussex median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +2.07% +3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 13
Brighton median hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.05% +16.22% -7.08%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.66 £13.80
90th Percentile £45.38 £42.00 £37.32
East Sussex median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +142.42% -2.94% -10.29%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Brighton

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Brighton

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Solr
2 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (50.00%) Lucene
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Android Development
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Domain Models
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Drupal
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

Senior 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 3 (50.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (16.67%) Drupal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Lucene
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Android Development
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Domain Models
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory