Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 48 54
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.45% 1.52% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.57% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
East Sussex median daily rate £320 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -6.67% +38.89%
10th Percentile £310 £350 £363
90th Percentile £446 £350 £388
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £406
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.54% +23.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £46.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.70% +10.12% -2.33%

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 647 508 498
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.73% 96.21% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 346 305
East Sussex median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £249 £216
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 19
East Sussex median hourly rate £28.25 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.08% +51.16% +16.22%
10th Percentile £10.68 £10.78 £13.90
90th Percentile £43.90 £101.25 £42.45
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in East Sussex over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
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 Software Developer within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
Uckfield - 2 £320 -
Brighton - 1 £475 - 4
Software Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) React
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) LESS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) React
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) LESS
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement Process
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) ISMS
1 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft