Period
to 25 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 170 206 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 26.15% 36.79% 44.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.07% 38.08% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 123 160
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +12.32% -11.82%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £231
90th Percentile £548 £525 £450
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -1.16%

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 628 541 521
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.61% 97.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 333 343
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 9
East Sussex median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +3.70% -27.03%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.75 £11.04
90th Percentile £59.75 £21.68 £72.50
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £17.89
% change year-on-year +21.05% +6.23% -10.58%

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 £400 +3.23% 56
Hove -1 11 £700 +62.98% 6
Lewes - 3 £300 -
Hastings -3 2 - -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 63 (37.06%) JavaScript
2 62 (36.47%) .NET
3 60 (35.29%) C#
4 53 (31.18%) SQL
5 50 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (23.53%) CSS
7 38 (22.35%) HTML
8 33 (19.41%) SQL Server
9 28 (16.47%) Azure
10 27 (15.88%) MVC
11 26 (15.29%) ASP.NET
11 26 (15.29%) VB.NET
11 26 (15.29%) XML
11 26 (15.29%) AngularJS
12 23 (13.53%) AWS
13 22 (12.94%) Scrum
14 21 (12.35%) React
15 20 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (11.76%) HTML5
15 20 (11.76%) TDD
15 20 (11.76%) jQuery
16 19 (11.18%) CSS3
16 19 (11.18%) Finance
17 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
17 17 (10.00%) REST
17 17 (10.00%) Git (software)
17 17 (10.00%) Microservices
18 16 (9.41%) Java
19 15 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
19 15 (8.82%) Mentoring

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 5 (2.94%) WebSphere
1 5 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (2.35%) Confluence
2 4 (2.35%) NServiceBus
3 3 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.76%) WordPress
4 2 (1.18%) Apache
4 2 (1.18%) JBoss
4 2 (1.18%) SAP Portal
4 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.18%) WildFly
5 1 (0.59%) CMS
5 1 (0.59%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.59%) nginx
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) NetSuite
1 2 (1.18%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.47%) Azure
2 23 (13.53%) AWS
3 6 (3.53%) Power Platform
4 5 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.94%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.35%) Azure Machine Learning
6 3 (1.76%) SaaS
7 2 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.18%) Office 365
7 2 (1.18%) Serverless
7 2 (1.18%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.59%) GitHub
8 1 (0.59%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.59%) npm
8 1 (0.59%) WhatsApp
8 1 (0.59%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.88%) HTTP
2 6 (3.53%) Bluetooth
2 6 (3.53%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (19.41%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (4.12%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (4.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (4.12%) Oracle Discoverer
5 7 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.53%) DB2
6 6 (3.53%) Power BI
6 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.94%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.76%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (1.18%) Snowflake Schema
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.47%) Eclipse
2 11 (6.47%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.12%) PowerBuilder
3 7 (4.12%) Toad
4 6 (3.53%) JUnit
4 6 (3.53%) Subversion
4 6 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (2.94%) JIRA
6 3 (1.76%) Moq
7 2 (1.18%) CA Gen
7 2 (1.18%) CocoaPods
7 2 (1.18%) fastlane
7 2 (1.18%) Selenium
7 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.18%) Xcode
8 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.59%) git-flow
8 1 (0.59%) gulp
8 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (11.18%) Finance
2 4 (2.35%) Law
3 3 (1.76%) Games
4 1 (0.59%) German Language
4 1 (0.59%) Marketing
4 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (36.47%) .NET
2 40 (23.53%) CSS
3 38 (22.35%) HTML
4 26 (15.29%) AngularJS
4 26 (15.29%) ASP.NET
4 26 (15.29%) XML
5 21 (12.35%) React
6 20 (11.76%) HTML5
6 20 (11.76%) jQuery
7 19 (11.18%) CSS3
8 17 (10.00%) REST
9 14 (8.24%) .NET Core
10 13 (7.65%) D3.js
11 12 (7.06%) Spring
12 10 (5.88%) WCF
13 9 (5.29%) .NET Framework
13 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (5.29%) Django
14 8 (4.71%) Ajax
14 8 (4.71%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (5.29%) User Experience
3 7 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.18%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.59%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.59%) Robotics
6 1 (0.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.29%) Android
2 8 (4.71%) Linux
2 8 (4.71%) Windows
3 7 (4.12%) AIX
4 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.88%) MVC
3 22 (12.94%) Scrum
4 20 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (11.76%) TDD
5 17 (10.00%) Microservices
6 15 (8.82%) Mentoring
7 14 (8.24%) Test Automation
8 13 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (7.65%) Front End Development
9 12 (7.06%) Fintech
9 12 (7.06%) Web Development
10 11 (6.47%) Kanban
10 11 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (6.47%) SOLID
11 9 (5.29%) Android Development
11 9 (5.29%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.29%) Workflow
12 8 (4.71%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.71%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.06%) JavaScript
2 60 (35.29%) C#
3 53 (31.18%) SQL
4 26 (15.29%) VB.NET
5 16 (9.41%) Java
6 14 (8.24%) C++
7 11 (6.47%) VB
8 9 (5.29%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.29%) Python
9 7 (4.12%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.53%) C
10 6 (3.53%) ES6
10 6 (3.53%) PHP
10 6 (3.53%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.53%) VB6
10 6 (3.53%) VC++
11 5 (2.94%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.94%) Ruby
12 4 (2.35%) ABAP
13 3 (1.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.12%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) IFRS
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.71%) Docker
2 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.35%) Puppet
2 2 (1.18%) Ansible
2 2 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.18%) Prometheus
2 2 (1.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.65%) Oracle
3 8 (4.71%) SAP
3 8 (4.71%) Xamarin
4 7 (4.12%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (3.53%) Blue Prism
6 5 (2.94%) IBM
6 5 (2.94%) Talend
7 3 (1.76%) Google
8 2 (1.18%) Adobe
8 2 (1.18%) BEA
8 2 (1.18%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.18%) Pega
8 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.18%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.18%) webMethods
9 1 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.59%) New Relic
9 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.59%) Zend