Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hove during the 6 months to 16 January 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.

Developer
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 8 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hove 21.82% 22.22% 56.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.82% 25.00% 56.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Hove median daily rate £488 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +1.56% +14.29%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £288
90th Percentile £594 £441 £491
East Sussex median daily rate £350 £363 £336
% change year-on-year -3.45% +7.81% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hove median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £26.60

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hove. 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
Hove
Contract vacancies in Hove with a recognized job title 55 32 53
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 88.89% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 21
Hove median daily rate £513 £356 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.96% -11.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £345 £210 £255
90th Percentile £620 £439 £519
East Sussex median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +2.07% +3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hove median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +142.42% -2.94% -10.29%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018, 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 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (33.33%) Release Management
4 4 (33.33%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Struts
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) RAD
4 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (33.33%) Dependency Management
5 3 (25.00%) SAS
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (16.67%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) HTML5
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery

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 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) gulp
2 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (8.33%) Mocha
2 1 (8.33%) PostCSS
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) webpack
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
1 4 (33.33%) JSON
1 4 (33.33%) REST
1 4 (33.33%) Struts
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 2 (16.67%) CSS3
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (8.33%) Ajax
4 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (8.33%) Jest
4 1 (8.33%) LESS
4 1 (8.33%) React
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 4 (33.33%) RAD
2 4 (33.33%) Release Management
2 4 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (16.67%) Task Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
4 1 (8.33%) Data Ingestion
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter