Period
to 14 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 188 243 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 34.94% 45.08% 43.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.22% 46.73% 45.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 167 179
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -8.00% +18.11%
10th Percentile £300 £231 £269
90th Percentile £525 £450 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £43.50
% change year-on-year -1.73% -0.57% +12.99%

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 519 520 599
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 96.47% 97.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 343 376
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +4.75%
10th Percentile £263 £215 £247
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 16
East Sussex median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -22.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £11.07 £10.50 £13.13
90th Percentile £20.10 £72.50 £30.59
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year +5.56% -9.15% +13.21%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 0 144 £400 +21.21% 77
Hastings -1 12 £413 +19.57% 2
Hove -4 11 £430 +4.76%
Eastbourne - 9 £438 -
Uckfield 0 2 £320 -14.67% 2
Lewes -4 1 £388 +40.91% 2
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 97 (51.60%) JavaScript
2 62 (32.98%) C#
2 62 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (30.32%) Java
4 52 (27.66%) SQL
5 51 (27.13%) AngularJS
6 49 (26.06%) .NET
6 49 (26.06%) CSS
7 48 (25.53%) HTML
8 39 (20.74%) MVC
9 37 (19.68%) ASP.NET
10 33 (17.55%) Linux
11 31 (16.49%) SQL Server
12 30 (15.96%) Python
12 30 (15.96%) Web Development
12 30 (15.96%) REST
13 27 (14.36%) jQuery
14 26 (13.83%) ETL
14 26 (13.83%) TDD
14 26 (13.83%) React
15 25 (13.30%) Front End Development
16 24 (12.77%) Spring
17 21 (11.17%) Node.js
17 21 (11.17%) Ajax
17 21 (11.17%) HTML5
18 19 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (10.11%) Microsoft
19 18 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
20 17 (9.04%) CSS3
20 17 (9.04%) PHP

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 12 (6.38%) OpenStack
2 7 (3.72%) Apache Solr
3 6 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.66%) Confluence
5 4 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (2.13%) Apache
5 4 (2.13%) Drupal
5 4 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.60%) JBoss
6 3 (1.60%) Moodle
7 2 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.06%) CMS
7 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.06%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.06%) WordPress
8 1 (0.53%) IIS
8 1 (0.53%) nginx
8 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.53%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
1 1 (0.53%) SAP PSCD
1 1 (0.53%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.66%) Office 365
5 4 (2.13%) GitHub
5 4 (2.13%) Serverless
6 3 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.06%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.53%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.53%) npm
8 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.91%) HTTP
2 2 (1.06%) MQTT
2 2 (1.06%) SSL
3 1 (0.53%) Intranet
3 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (6.38%) Big Data
3 12 (6.38%) HBase
3 12 (6.38%) icCube
4 10 (5.32%) MySQL
5 8 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.72%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.72%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.66%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.66%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.06%) Blockchain
10 2 (1.06%) Redis
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (9.04%) JIRA
2 13 (6.91%) JUnit
3 11 (5.85%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.85%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.19%) Subversion
6 5 (2.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 5 (2.66%) Maven
7 4 (2.13%) Gradle
8 3 (1.60%) Selenium
9 2 (1.06%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.06%) gulp
9 2 (1.06%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.53%) CA Release Automation
10 1 (0.53%) fastlane
10 1 (0.53%) Gatling
10 1 (0.53%) Grunt
10 1 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.53%) Liquibase
10 1 (0.53%) Sublime Text
General
1 7 (3.72%) Marketing
2 5 (2.66%) Games
3 4 (2.13%) Finance
4 1 (0.53%) Advertising
4 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.13%) AngularJS
2 49 (26.06%) .NET
2 49 (26.06%) CSS
3 48 (25.53%) HTML
4 37 (19.68%) ASP.NET
5 30 (15.96%) REST
6 27 (14.36%) jQuery
7 26 (13.83%) React
8 24 (12.77%) Spring
9 21 (11.17%) Ajax
9 21 (11.17%) HTML5
9 21 (11.17%) Node.js
10 19 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (9.04%) CSS3
12 17 (9.04%) Web Services
13 14 (7.45%) .NET Framework
13 14 (7.45%) Kafka
14 13 (6.91%) RESTful
15 12 (6.38%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.32%) User Experience
2 9 (4.79%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.66%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.66%) W3C
4 4 (2.13%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.13%) e-Learning
4 4 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.60%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.53%) Animation
7 1 (0.53%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 33 (17.55%) Linux
2 14 (7.45%) Windows
3 12 (6.38%) VMS
4 11 (5.85%) Unix
5 7 (3.72%) Android
6 5 (2.66%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.74%) MVC
3 30 (15.96%) Web Development
4 26 (13.83%) ETL
4 26 (13.83%) TDD
5 25 (13.30%) Front End Development
6 16 (8.51%) Analytics
6 16 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (7.98%) Multithreading
7 15 (7.98%) OOP
7 15 (7.98%) Problem-Solving
7 15 (7.98%) Scrum
7 15 (7.98%) Test Automation
8 14 (7.45%) OO
9 13 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (6.91%) Open Source
10 9 (4.79%) Data Analysis
11 8 (4.26%) Multithreaded Programming
11 8 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (4.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 97 (51.60%) JavaScript
2 62 (32.98%) C#
3 57 (30.32%) Java
4 52 (27.66%) SQL
5 30 (15.96%) Python
6 17 (9.04%) PHP
7 11 (5.85%) Go
8 10 (5.32%) C
9 9 (4.79%) Ruby
9 9 (4.79%) Scala
10 7 (3.72%) Java 8
11 5 (2.66%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.60%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.06%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.06%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.06%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.06%) Rust
14 1 (0.53%) Groovy
14 1 (0.53%) Haskell
14 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (7.98%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.32%) GCP
2 4 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.60%) QA
4 2 (1.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (6.38%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.32%) Apache Flume
3 8 (4.26%) Docker
4 5 (2.66%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (3.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) Grafana
2 1 (0.53%) Kibana
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (10.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.04%) Oracle
3 15 (7.98%) Google
4 12 (6.38%) Vertica
5 7 (3.72%) Zend
6 5 (2.66%) Appcelerator
7 4 (2.13%) Adobe
8 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.06%) webMethods
9 1 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.53%) Capita
9 1 (0.53%) IBM
9 1 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.53%) OutSystems
9 1 (0.53%) SAP
9 1 (0.53%) WooCommerce