Period
to 17 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Gatwick during the 6 months to 17 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.

Senior Developer
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 22 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 2.11% 3.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 3.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Gatwick median daily rate £375 £343 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.49% - -
West Sussex median daily rate £485 £480 £488
% change year-on-year +1.04% -1.54% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gatwick median hourly rate - - -
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -

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 95 145 136
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 96.03% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 78 92
Gatwick median daily rate £378 £388 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% -1.59% -6.25%
10th Percentile £196 £182 £301
90th Percentile £544 £518 £506
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 12
Gatwick median hourly rate £51.00 £49.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +41.43% +100.06%
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +32.35% +100.00%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Gatwick

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Gatwick

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, Senior 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 Gatwick region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) JPA
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) Liquibase
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Java 8
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

Senior 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Gradle
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Liquibase
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) JPA
1 2 (100.00%) Kafka
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle