The median contractor rate for a Developer was £331 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gatwick during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 7 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 12.73% 20.27% 32.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.29% 21.13% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 17
Median daily rate £331 £440 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.71% +37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £366 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £461 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 49 71 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 89.09% 95.95% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 56 39
Median daily rate £375 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.63% +27.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
Median hourly rate £17.77 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.67% -4.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 13 (59.09%) C#
1 13 (59.09%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) WPF
5 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 7 (31.82%) CSS
6 6 (27.27%) Unix
6 6 (27.27%) Python
6 6 (27.27%) MVC
6 6 (27.27%) Web Development
6 6 (27.27%) WCF
6 6 (27.27%) Django
6 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (22.73%) jQuery
7 5 (22.73%) HTML5
7 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
7 5 (22.73%) CMS
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) Back Office
7 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) Sass
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (13.64%) Redis
9 3 (13.64%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (13.64%) NoSQL

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 (22.73%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.64%) Redis
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) OLAP
3 1 (4.55%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.64%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) ReSharper
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 5 (22.73%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) WPF
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
4 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 6 (27.27%) Django
4 6 (27.27%) WCF
5 5 (22.73%) HTML5
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) Sass
7 3 (13.64%) Google Maps API
7 3 (13.64%) REST
7 3 (13.64%) SOAP
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 2 (9.09%) Ajax
8 2 (9.09%) Backbone.js
8 2 (9.09%) CSS3
8 2 (9.09%) LINQ
8 2 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Unix
2 5 (22.73%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) MVC
1 6 (27.27%) Web Development
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.64%) API Development
2 3 (13.64%) Prototyping
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.09%) MVVM
3 2 (9.09%) OWASP
3 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) TDD
3 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Competitor Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Content Management
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft