Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 35 59
Rank change year-on-year -6 +24 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 14 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 2.64% 4.33% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 4.43% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 7
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +61.54% +13.04%
10th Percentile £258 £370 £308
90th Percentile £475 £588 £508
South East median daily rate £444 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +1.43% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £37.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +16.88% -0.65% -6.63%

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 511 610 663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 96.42% 97.76% 97.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 387 428
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.69% +20.00%
10th Percentile £213 £224 £225
90th Percentile £525 £540 £525
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 34
East Sussex median hourly rate £12.72 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.34% -2.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.15 £13.35
90th Percentile £58.13 £38.10 £35.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11% +2.21%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

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 6 months to 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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 -15 6 £375 -28.57% 3
Hove - 4 £413 -
Hastings - 3 £350 -
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (35.71%) Web Development
5 4 (28.57%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) Big Data
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
6 3 (21.43%) RESTful
6 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
6 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) QA
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (14.29%) Linux

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 1 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) Moodle
1 1 (7.14%) SAS
1 1 (7.14%) Totara
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Gradle
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
3 3 (21.43%) RESTful
4 2 (14.29%) Node.js
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) Angular 2
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) Sass
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) RAD
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.14%) Kanban
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 2 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
6 1 (7.14%) PHP 5
6 1 (7.14%) R
6 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 1 (7.14%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle