The median contractor rate for a Programmer was £233 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
South East / East Sussex
Rank 32 39 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.43% 0.34% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.34% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £233 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.86% +3.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +12.50% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £15.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +366.66% -64.70%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 196 290 302
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 93.33% 98.98% 97.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 197 158
Median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 23
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex that featured Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in East Sussex

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in East Sussex

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in East Sussex

Programmer
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 Programmer within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +2 2 £233 -35.86%
Hove - 1 - -
Programmer
South East

Programmer Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Games
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA