Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gatwick during the 6 months to 21 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.

Developer
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 20 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 13.25% 26.45% 31.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.89% 27.33% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 40
Gatwick median daily rate £335 £407 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.69% -6.97% +31.09%
10th Percentile £253 £340 £318
90th Percentile £372 £513 £569
West Sussex median daily rate £443 £407 £368
% change year-on-year +8.66% +10.82% +12.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Gatwick median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% - -
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year +10.47% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick. 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
Gatwick
Contract vacancies in Gatwick with a recognized job title 144 150 138
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 96.77% 97.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 105 111
Gatwick median daily rate £385 £383 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% -7.27% +13.79%
10th Percentile £195 £277 £263
90th Percentile £516 £504 £569
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 6
Gatwick median hourly rate £49.50 £35.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.43% -30.00% +212.50%
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +32.35% +106.06% +3.13%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Gatwick over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 November 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 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (30.00%) Migration
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (25.00%) HTML5
6 5 (25.00%) REST
6 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (20.00%) Docker
7 4 (20.00%) MVVM
7 4 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
7 4 (20.00%) System Testing

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 4 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (20.00%) IBM Domino
2 2 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) DB2
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (20.00%) OLAP
2 4 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (5.00%) EDRMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) HTML5
4 5 (25.00%) REST
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (20.00%) Java EE
5 4 (20.00%) JDBC
5 4 (20.00%) JPA
5 4 (20.00%) React
5 4 (20.00%) RESTful
5 4 (20.00%) Spring
5 4 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 4 (20.00%) Spring Cloud
5 4 (20.00%) WinForms
6 1 (5.00%) Django
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Case Management
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) MVVM
4 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Metadata Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Records Management
5 1 (5.00%) Webhook
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) GCP
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Xamarin