Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 270 192 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 40.91% 36.50% 41.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.86% 37.94% 43.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 133 134
East Sussex median daily rate £388 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -1.75% +9.62%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £263
90th Percentile £544 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +16.44%

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 645 506 498
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.73% 96.20% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 344 305
East Sussex median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £248 £216
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 19
East Sussex median hourly rate £28.25 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.08% +51.16% +16.22%
10th Percentile £10.68 £10.78 £13.90
90th Percentile £43.90 £101.25 £42.45
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 0 215 £388 +3.33% 84
Hastings -1 18 £413 +21.32%
Eastbourne +1 6 £453 +33.09%
Uckfield 0 4 £320 -0.78% 1
Hove -4 4 £430 -21.01% 15
Lewes -4 1 £320 -8.57% 3
Hartfield - 1 £388 -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 122 (45.19%) JavaScript
2 99 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (31.85%) .NET
4 83 (30.74%) C#
4 83 (30.74%) AngularJS
5 81 (30.00%) CSS
6 80 (29.63%) HTML
7 69 (25.56%) Java
8 60 (22.22%) MVC
9 53 (19.63%) ASP.NET
10 49 (18.15%) SQL
11 47 (17.41%) SQL Server
12 42 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 42 (15.56%) TDD
13 39 (14.44%) RESTful
13 39 (14.44%) REST
13 39 (14.44%) React
14 38 (14.07%) Web Development
15 37 (13.70%) Entity Framework
16 36 (13.33%) Finance
17 34 (12.59%) Front End Development
18 33 (12.22%) Node.js
18 33 (12.22%) HTML5
19 31 (11.48%) .NET Framework
19 31 (11.48%) Spring
20 27 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
21 26 (9.63%) Git (software)
21 26 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
21 26 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (9.63%) 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 13 (4.81%) Confluence
2 6 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.22%) WordPress
3 5 (1.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (1.85%) Documentum
4 4 (1.48%) CMS
4 4 (1.48%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.11%) JBoss
5 3 (1.11%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.11%) SAP Portal
6 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.37%) Drupal
7 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.37%) IIS
7 1 (0.37%) nginx
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.37%) SAS
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.85%) Office 365
4 3 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.74%) Serverless
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.37%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.37%) GitHub
6 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.37%) npm
6 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.78%) HTTP
2 3 (1.11%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.74%) SSL
4 1 (0.37%) Intranet
4 1 (0.37%) MQTT
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.93%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.33%) MySQL
5 8 (2.96%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (2.59%) Big Data
6 7 (2.59%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (2.59%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 7 (2.59%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.48%) Redis
9 3 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.11%) HBase
9 3 (1.11%) icCube
9 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 26 (9.63%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.67%) JUnit
3 17 (6.30%) Jenkins
3 17 (6.30%) JIRA
3 17 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (5.19%) Subversion
5 7 (2.59%) PowerBuilder
5 7 (2.59%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.59%) Toad
6 6 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.48%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.48%) Mocha
9 3 (1.11%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.11%) MSTest
9 3 (1.11%) NUnit
9 3 (1.11%) Selenium
9 3 (1.11%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (13.33%) Finance
2 9 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.85%) Marketing
4 3 (1.11%) Banking
5 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (31.85%) .NET
2 83 (30.74%) AngularJS
3 81 (30.00%) CSS
4 80 (29.63%) HTML
5 53 (19.63%) ASP.NET
6 42 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 39 (14.44%) React
7 39 (14.44%) REST
7 39 (14.44%) RESTful
8 37 (13.70%) Entity Framework
9 33 (12.22%) HTML5
9 33 (12.22%) Node.js
10 31 (11.48%) .NET Framework
10 31 (11.48%) Spring
11 25 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (9.26%) CSS3
11 25 (9.26%) Web Services
12 23 (8.52%) JSON
13 22 (8.15%) Ajax
13 22 (8.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.41%) Fintech
2 13 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (2.22%) User Experience
7 5 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.85%) W3C
8 4 (1.48%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.48%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.11%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.11%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.11%) Social Network
10 2 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.74%) NHS
11 1 (0.37%) BBC
11 1 (0.37%) iPhone
11 1 (0.37%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.37%) Smart Home
11 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.67%) Linux
2 10 (3.70%) Android
3 8 (2.96%) Unix
4 7 (2.59%) AIX
4 7 (2.59%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.59%) Windows
5 3 (1.11%) VMS
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (22.22%) MVC
3 42 (15.56%) TDD
4 38 (14.07%) Web Development
5 34 (12.59%) Front End Development
6 27 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (9.63%) Scrum
8 25 (9.26%) Test Automation
9 24 (8.89%) Microservices
10 18 (6.67%) Open Source
11 15 (5.56%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.19%) Configuration Management
12 14 (5.19%) Unit Testing
13 13 (4.81%) Multithreading
13 13 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (4.07%) OO
15 11 (4.07%) Web Design
16 10 (3.70%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 122 (45.19%) JavaScript
2 83 (30.74%) C#
3 69 (25.56%) Java
4 49 (18.15%) SQL
5 19 (7.04%) Python
6 15 (5.56%) PHP
7 14 (5.19%) Scala
8 13 (4.81%) Ruby
9 11 (4.07%) C
10 8 (2.96%) Bash Shell
10 8 (2.96%) C++
10 8 (2.96%) Embedded C++
10 8 (2.96%) Lua
10 8 (2.96%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.96%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.59%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.22%) Java 8
12 6 (2.22%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.48%) ABAP
14 3 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (0.74%) Master's Degree
2 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.85%) Docker
2 3 (1.11%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) Ansible
1 1 (0.37%) Grafana
1 1 (0.37%) Kibana
1 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (9.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.19%) Google
2 14 (5.19%) Oracle
3 8 (2.96%) MicroStrategy
4 7 (2.59%) Adobe
5 4 (1.48%) SAP
6 3 (1.11%) Facebook
6 3 (1.11%) Twitter
6 3 (1.11%) Vertica
6 3 (1.11%) Zend
7 2 (0.74%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.37%) Apple
8 1 (0.37%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.37%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.37%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.37%) OutSystems
8 1 (0.37%) Tableau
8 1 (0.37%) webMethods
8 1 (0.37%) WooCommerce