Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hove during the 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 4 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 34 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hove 43.59% 21.57% 10.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.16% 21.57% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 5 1
Hove median daily rate £410 £300 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -24.24% +26.72%
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.38% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hove median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £26.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hove. 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
Hove
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 77 51 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hove 98.72% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 28 13
Hove median daily rate £445 £353 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.06% +8.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £245 £256 £288
90th Percentile £589 £575 £410
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.69% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Hove median hourly rate - - £35.00
East Sussex median hourly rate £12.72 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -27.34% -2.78% +20.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hove

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Hove

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hove

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Hove

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hove

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Hove over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Hove

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hove

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Hove

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Hove region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (64.71%) TDD
2 17 (50.00%) BDD
3 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (35.29%) Node.js
4 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
4 12 (35.29%) AWS Lambda
4 12 (35.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (32.35%) AngularJS
5 11 (32.35%) Jasmine
5 11 (32.35%) Mocha
5 11 (32.35%) Scrum
5 11 (32.35%) Web Development
5 11 (32.35%) Java
6 10 (29.41%) Redux
6 10 (29.41%) Serverless Framework
6 10 (29.41%) Angular 2
7 8 (23.53%) Gradle
7 8 (23.53%) C#
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
8 7 (20.59%) JIRA
8 7 (20.59%) Subversion
8 7 (20.59%) C++
8 7 (20.59%) Bitbucket
8 7 (20.59%) Mercurial
8 7 (20.59%) Confluence
8 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
8 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
9 6 (17.65%) TestNG

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hove 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 7 (20.59%) Confluence
2 2 (5.88%) SAS
2 2 (5.88%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (35.29%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Big Data
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 11 (32.35%) Jasmine
2 11 (32.35%) Mocha
3 8 (23.53%) Gradle
4 7 (20.59%) Bitbucket
4 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
4 7 (20.59%) JIRA
4 7 (20.59%) Mercurial
4 7 (20.59%) Subversion
5 6 (17.65%) Checkstyle
5 6 (17.65%) Cobertura
5 6 (17.65%) FindBugs
5 6 (17.65%) JUnit
5 6 (17.65%) Maven
5 6 (17.65%) Mockito
5 6 (17.65%) TestNG
6 1 (2.94%) Grunt
6 1 (2.94%) gulp
6 1 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.94%) webpack
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) Node.js
2 11 (32.35%) AngularJS
3 10 (29.41%) Angular 2
3 10 (29.41%) Redux
3 10 (29.41%) Serverless Framework
4 6 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (17.65%) Spring
4 6 (17.65%) Spring Boot
4 6 (17.65%) Spring Cloud
4 6 (17.65%) Spring Integration
4 6 (17.65%) Spring Security
4 6 (17.65%) Zuul
5 4 (11.76%) .NET
5 4 (11.76%) CSS
5 4 (11.76%) CSS3
5 4 (11.76%) HTML
5 4 (11.76%) HTML5
5 4 (11.76%) jQuery
5 4 (11.76%) Unreal Engine
6 3 (8.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Smart Home
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
1 2 (5.88%) MVS
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (64.71%) TDD
2 17 (50.00%) BDD
3 13 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (35.29%) Continuous Deployment
5 11 (32.35%) Scrum
5 11 (32.35%) Web Development
6 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.82%) Front End Development
8 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) Open Source
9 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.88%) System Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Task Automation
9 2 (5.88%) Workflow
10 1 (2.94%) Document Composition
10 1 (2.94%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) Java
2 8 (23.53%) C#
3 7 (20.59%) C++
4 6 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.88%) C
6 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
6 2 (5.88%) R
6 2 (5.88%) VB
6 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Consul
1 6 (17.65%) Prometheus
1 6 (17.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) IBM