Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Software Developer
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 53 59
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.46% 0.58% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.60% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £375 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +38.89% +5.88%
South East median daily rate £398 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -0.63% +21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -2.94%

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 531 503 693
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 96.73% 99.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 317 468
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% +8.46%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 27
East Sussex median hourly rate £23.00 £19.43 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.39% +5.01% +16.54%
10th Percentile £10.44 £13.13 £10.61
90th Percentile £86.88 £39.75 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in East Sussex

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in East Sussex

Software 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 Software Developer in East Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in East Sussex

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

Software 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft