Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 21 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
21 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 217 217 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 39.10% 41.49% 38.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.41% 42.89% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 138 155
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +9.24%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £26.60
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%

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 537 506 690
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 96.75% 99.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 318 467
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.63% +9.23%
10th Percentile £243 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £543 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 27
East Sussex median hourly rate £23.00 £19.43 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.39% +5.01% +16.54%
10th Percentile £10.44 £13.13 £10.61
90th Percentile £86.88 £39.75 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 0 147 £375 +0.13% 48
Hove +6 19 £450 +12.50%
Hastings +2 19 £343 -5.52% 1
Eastbourne - 4 £340 -
Lewes - 4 £350 - 1
Uckfield - 2 £323 - 2
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 £345 -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 East Sussex region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 102 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 73 (33.64%) .NET
4 70 (32.26%) CSS
5 69 (31.80%) HTML
6 63 (29.03%) SQL
7 60 (27.65%) C#
8 58 (26.73%) Web Development
9 51 (23.50%) ASP.NET
10 48 (22.12%) AngularJS
11 47 (21.66%) SQL Server
12 45 (20.74%) MVC
13 44 (20.28%) PHP
14 42 (19.35%) TDD
15 41 (18.89%) Scrum
15 41 (18.89%) Java
16 39 (17.97%) Web Services
17 38 (17.51%) Microsoft
18 34 (15.67%) Oracle
18 34 (15.67%) Continuous Integration
18 34 (15.67%) REST
19 29 (13.36%) MySQL
20 28 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
20 28 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
21 27 (12.44%) Node.js
22 25 (11.52%) Front End Development
22 25 (11.52%) SOAP
23 24 (11.06%) T-SQL
24 22 (10.14%) WCF
25 21 (9.68%) jQuery

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 11 (5.07%) Drupal
1 11 (5.07%) JBoss
1 11 (5.07%) Moodle
2 9 (4.15%) Apache
3 8 (3.69%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.84%) CMS
4 4 (1.84%) Confluence
4 4 (1.84%) IIS
4 4 (1.84%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.38%) AquaLogic
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.38%) WordPress
6 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.46%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.46%) Totara
Applications
1 1 (0.46%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.53%) AWS Lambda
2 12 (5.53%) Serverless
3 11 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.76%) npm
5 3 (1.38%) Office 365
6 2 (0.92%) Boomi
6 2 (0.92%) Firebase
6 2 (0.92%) GitHub
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.46%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.46%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.15%) HTTP
2 8 (3.69%) SSL
2 8 (3.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.46%) CTI
3 1 (0.46%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.66%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.36%) MySQL
3 11 (5.07%) MariaDB
3 11 (5.07%) MongoDB
4 10 (4.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.76%) Power BI
7 6 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.84%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.84%) OLAP
8 4 (1.84%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 14 (6.45%) Jasmine
3 13 (5.99%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.99%) Mocha
4 10 (4.61%) JUnit
4 10 (4.61%) Selenium
5 8 (3.69%) IntelliJ
6 7 (3.23%) JIRA
7 6 (2.76%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.30%) Grunt
8 5 (2.30%) gulp
8 5 (2.30%) Maven
9 4 (1.84%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.84%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.84%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.84%) Subversion
10 3 (1.38%) Gradle
10 3 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (7.83%) Finance
2 4 (1.84%) Marketing
3 3 (1.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (33.64%) .NET
2 70 (32.26%) CSS
3 69 (31.80%) HTML
4 51 (23.50%) ASP.NET
5 48 (22.12%) AngularJS
6 39 (17.97%) Web Services
7 34 (15.67%) REST
8 28 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 27 (12.44%) Node.js
10 25 (11.52%) SOAP
11 22 (10.14%) WCF
12 21 (9.68%) jQuery
13 18 (8.29%) HTML5
14 17 (7.83%) Entity Framework
14 17 (7.83%) Sass
14 17 (7.83%) Spring
15 16 (7.37%) .NET Framework
15 16 (7.37%) Hibernate
16 14 (6.45%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.29%) N-Tier
2 11 (5.07%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.76%) User Experience
5 4 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.84%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.84%) Smart Home
6 3 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.46%) Fintech
8 1 (0.46%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.46%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.53%) Linux
2 9 (4.15%) Unix
3 4 (1.84%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.38%) Windows
5 2 (0.92%) Android
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (26.73%) Web Development
3 45 (20.74%) MVC
4 42 (19.35%) TDD
5 41 (18.89%) Scrum
6 34 (15.67%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (11.52%) Front End Development
8 20 (9.22%) BDD
9 18 (8.29%) Change Control
9 18 (8.29%) Refactoring
10 14 (6.45%) Kanban
11 13 (5.99%) RAD
12 12 (5.53%) Data Modelling
12 12 (5.53%) DevOps
12 12 (5.53%) OO
13 11 (5.07%) Continuous Deployment
13 11 (5.07%) Microservices
14 10 (4.61%) CRM
15 9 (4.15%) ETL
15 9 (4.15%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 77 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 63 (29.03%) SQL
3 60 (27.65%) C#
4 44 (20.28%) PHP
5 41 (18.89%) Java
6 24 (11.06%) T-SQL
7 12 (5.53%) Scala
8 6 (2.76%) Python
9 5 (2.30%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.84%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.38%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.38%) ES6
11 3 (1.38%) Ruby
12 2 (0.92%) VBA
13 1 (0.46%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.46%) C++
13 1 (0.46%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (2.76%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.38%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.61%) Docker
2 8 (3.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.92%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (5.07%) Puppet
2 8 (3.69%) Grafana
2 8 (3.69%) Kibana
3 5 (2.30%) Terraform
4 3 (1.38%) Ansible
4 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.92%) Consul
5 2 (0.92%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 38 (17.51%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.67%) Oracle
3 8 (3.69%) webMethods
4 4 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.38%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.92%) Apple
6 2 (0.92%) Dell
6 2 (0.92%) Google
6 2 (0.92%) Informatica
6 2 (0.92%) New Relic
6 2 (0.92%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.92%) Tableau
6 2 (0.92%) Zend
7 1 (0.46%) Citrix
7 1 (0.46%) Cognos
7 1 (0.46%) Nintex
7 1 (0.46%) SAP
7 1 (0.46%) Siebel
7 1 (0.46%) Syncfusion
7 1 (0.46%) Twitter