The median contractor rate for a Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gatwick during the 3 months to 28 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.

Developer
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 15 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 16.48% 31.11% 32.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.85% 31.11% 32.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 11
Median daily rate £388 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick. 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
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 89 45 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 97.80% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 35
Median daily rate £400 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.11% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Gatwick

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Gatwick

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Gatwick.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Gatwick

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Gatwick region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 15 (71.43%) C#
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
4 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (42.86%) AngularJS
6 8 (38.10%) MVC
6 8 (38.10%) WPF
7 7 (33.33%) jQuery
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) Web Services
8 6 (28.57%) WCF
8 6 (28.57%) HTML5
9 5 (23.81%) Sass
9 5 (23.81%) Back Office
9 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (23.81%) CMS
9 5 (23.81%) Windows
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
11 3 (14.29%) Prototyping
11 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
11 3 (14.29%) Redis
11 3 (14.29%) REST
11 3 (14.29%) API Development
11 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
11 3 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (14.29%) User Experience

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 5 (23.81%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 3 (14.29%) Redis
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) ReSharper
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Grunt
4 1 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 5 (23.81%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) HTML
3 11 (52.38%) CSS
4 9 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 8 (38.10%) WPF
6 7 (33.33%) jQuery
7 6 (28.57%) HTML5
7 6 (28.57%) WCF
7 6 (28.57%) Web Services
8 5 (23.81%) Sass
9 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 3 (14.29%) Google Maps API
9 3 (14.29%) REST
9 3 (14.29%) SOAP
10 2 (9.52%) Ajax
10 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
10 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (9.52%) LINQ
10 2 (9.52%) WinForms
10 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) API Development
3 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 3 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 2 (9.52%) Information Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) MVVM
4 2 (9.52%) OWASP
4 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Web Development
4 2 (9.52%) Wireframes
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Competitor Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
5 1 (4.76%) Usability Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Sitecore