Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Developer
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 234 227 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 41.20% 42.83% 40.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.31% 44.16% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 156 135
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £289 £263 £269
90th Percentile £563 £484 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +14.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. 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
East Sussex
Contract vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 553 514 524
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 96.98% 96.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 357 326
East Sussex median daily rate £413 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% +8.50%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £243
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 20
East Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £33.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.15% +92.86% -1.41%
10th Percentile £10.65 £11.17 £12.90
90th Percentile £43.75 £115.63 £26.25
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in East Sussex

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in East Sussex

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in East Sussex over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in East Sussex

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in East Sussex

Developer
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton 0 181 £388 +10.71% 88
Hastings -1 17 £413 +21.32% 1
Eastbourne +2 12 £438 +28.68% 3
Hove -7 5 £415 -7.83% 15
Uckfield 0 2 £320 -0.78% 2
Hartfield - 1 £388 -
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 110 (47.01%) JavaScript
2 85 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (29.91%) CSS
4 68 (29.06%) HTML
5 67 (28.63%) AngularJS
6 65 (27.78%) C#
7 62 (26.50%) .NET
8 56 (23.93%) SQL
9 55 (23.50%) Java
10 53 (22.65%) MVC
11 46 (19.66%) SQL Server
12 39 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 36 (15.38%) Web Development
14 34 (14.53%) React
14 34 (14.53%) REST
15 32 (13.68%) Front End Development
16 31 (13.25%) HTML5
17 30 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
17 30 (12.82%) TDD
18 28 (11.97%) RESTful
19 27 (11.54%) .NET Framework
19 27 (11.54%) Node.js
19 27 (11.54%) CSS3
20 25 (10.68%) Entity Framework
20 25 (10.68%) Spring
20 25 (10.68%) Web Services
21 24 (10.26%) Linux
21 24 (10.26%) Python
21 24 (10.26%) Oracle
22 23 (9.83%) Microsoft

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 10 (4.27%) Confluence
2 6 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (2.56%) OpenStack
2 6 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.56%) WordPress
3 5 (2.14%) Documentum
4 4 (1.71%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.28%) CMS
5 3 (1.28%) Drupal
5 3 (1.28%) JBoss
6 2 (0.85%) SAP Portal
6 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.43%) Apache
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.43%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) nginx
7 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.43%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) SAP PSCD
2 1 (0.43%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.14%) Office 365
5 3 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.43%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.43%) GitHub
7 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.43%) npm
7 1 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.84%) HTTP
2 2 (0.85%) SSL
2 2 (0.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.43%) Intranet
3 1 (0.43%) MQTT
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (3.85%) Big Data
5 9 (3.85%) MySQL
6 8 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (2.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 7 (2.99%) Oracle Discoverer
8 6 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.56%) HBase
8 6 (2.56%) icCube
9 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database
9 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (1.28%) Redis
12 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 19 (8.12%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.26%) JIRA
3 16 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (6.41%) JUnit
5 13 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 11 (4.70%) Subversion
7 7 (2.99%) PowerBuilder
7 7 (2.99%) Toad
8 6 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.56%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.14%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.71%) Jasmine
10 4 (1.71%) Maven
10 4 (1.71%) Mocha
11 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.85%) gulp
12 2 (0.85%) Liquibase
12 2 (0.85%) MSTest
12 2 (0.85%) NUnit
12 2 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (2.14%) Marketing
3 3 (1.28%) Games
3 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.43%) Advertising
4 1 (0.43%) Banking
4 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (29.91%) CSS
2 68 (29.06%) HTML
3 67 (28.63%) AngularJS
4 62 (26.50%) .NET
5 39 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 34 (14.53%) React
6 34 (14.53%) REST
7 31 (13.25%) HTML5
8 30 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (11.97%) RESTful
10 27 (11.54%) .NET Framework
10 27 (11.54%) CSS3
10 27 (11.54%) Node.js
11 25 (10.68%) Entity Framework
11 25 (10.68%) Spring
11 25 (10.68%) Web Services
12 21 (8.97%) Ajax
12 21 (8.97%) jQuery
13 19 (8.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (5.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.85%) Fintech
2 8 (3.42%) User Experience
3 7 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.14%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.14%) W3C
5 4 (1.71%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.28%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.85%) Social Network
8 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.43%) Animation
8 1 (0.43%) Blog
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.26%) Linux
2 10 (4.27%) Unix
2 10 (4.27%) Windows
3 8 (3.42%) Android
3 8 (3.42%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.99%) AIX
5 6 (2.56%) VMS
6 4 (1.71%) Solaris
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (22.65%) MVC
3 36 (15.38%) Web Development
4 32 (13.68%) Front End Development
5 30 (12.82%) TDD
6 22 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (8.55%) Scrum
8 19 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 17 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (7.26%) ETL
11 14 (5.98%) Microservices
11 14 (5.98%) Multithreading
12 13 (5.56%) Open Source
13 12 (5.13%) Data Modelling
13 12 (5.13%) OOP
14 11 (4.70%) Project Management
14 11 (4.70%) SOA
15 10 (4.27%) Analytics
15 10 (4.27%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (47.01%) JavaScript
2 65 (27.78%) C#
3 56 (23.93%) SQL
4 55 (23.50%) Java
5 24 (10.26%) Python
6 19 (8.12%) PHP
7 11 (4.70%) Scala
8 10 (4.27%) Ruby
9 8 (3.42%) C
9 8 (3.42%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.42%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.99%) TypeScript
11 6 (2.56%) Go
11 6 (2.56%) Java 8
12 3 (1.28%) ABAP
12 3 (1.28%) C++
13 2 (0.85%) Embedded C++
13 2 (0.85%) VB
13 2 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (3.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.71%) Data Quality
1 4 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (2.56%) Apache Flume
1 6 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.14%) Docker
3 3 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (1.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) Ansible
2 1 (0.43%) Grafana
2 1 (0.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 24 (10.26%) Oracle
2 23 (9.83%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.98%) Google
4 8 (3.42%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (2.99%) Zend
6 6 (2.56%) Adobe
6 6 (2.56%) Vertica
7 3 (1.28%) SAP
8 2 (0.85%) Facebook
8 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.85%) Twitter
9 1 (0.43%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.43%) Apple
9 1 (0.43%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.43%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.43%) IBM
9 1 (0.43%) OutSystems
9 1 (0.43%) webMethods
9 1 (0.43%) WooCommerce