The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 3 months to 28 April 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.

Senior Developer
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 35 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 6 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.20% 3.67% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 3.76% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 3
Median daily rate £350 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £376 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £574 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% +14.66%  

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 259 346 306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 94.87% 97.74% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 218 177
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 18
Median hourly rate £12.25 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in East Sussex

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in East Sussex

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in East Sussex over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in East Sussex

Senior 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 Senior Developer in East Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in East Sussex

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Hastings - 3 £350 -
Brighton -8 2 £333 -21.76% 4
Hove - 1 £475 - 2
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) C#
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (53.33%) MVC
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) XML
6 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (40.00%) Entity Framework
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) HTML
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) TDD
8 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (20.00%) Big Data
9 3 (20.00%) BDD
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (20.00%) REST
9 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
9 3 (20.00%) .NET Core
9 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
9 3 (20.00%) JSON
9 3 (20.00%) LINQ
9 3 (20.00%) SOAP
9 3 (20.00%) Web Services

Senior 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 2 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (6.67%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Event Store
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Redis
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Gradle
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (46.67%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) Entity Framework
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Core
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (20.00%) JSON
6 3 (20.00%) LINQ
6 3 (20.00%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) Node.js
7 2 (13.33%) RESTful
8 1 (6.67%) JSTL
8 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) MVS
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) OOD
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) SOLID
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Optimisation
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (13.33%) R
5 2 (13.33%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
6 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft