The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hove during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 17 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hove 56.67% 30.77% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 56.67% 30.77% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Median daily rate £400 £325 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -17.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.79% +11.33%  

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 30 26 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hove 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 9
Median daily rate £400 £342 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.95% -8.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hove

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hove that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 April 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 10 (45.45%) C#
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) C++
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) Web Development
4 7 (31.82%) .NET
4 7 (31.82%) Big Data
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 5 (22.73%) VB
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (22.73%) C
6 5 (22.73%) SAS
6 5 (22.73%) MVS
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (22.73%) MATLAB
6 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
6 5 (22.73%) R
7 4 (18.18%) CSS3

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 5 (22.73%) SAS
2 4 (18.18%) Confluence
3 2 (9.09%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Big Data
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 5 (22.73%) Hadoop
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Bitbucket
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) Gradle
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
1 4 (18.18%) Mercurial
1 4 (18.18%) Subversion
2 3 (13.64%) Checkstyle
2 3 (13.64%) Cobertura
2 3 (13.64%) FindBugs
2 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Maven
2 3 (13.64%) Mockito
2 3 (13.64%) TestNG
3 1 (4.55%) Grunt
3 1 (4.55%) gulp
3 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.55%) Mocha
3 1 (4.55%) webpack
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Games
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) CSS3
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) HTML5
2 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 3 (13.64%) Spring Boot
3 3 (13.64%) Spring Cloud
3 3 (13.64%) Spring Integration
3 3 (13.64%) Spring Security
3 3 (13.64%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) React
5 1 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) Sass
5 1 (4.55%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) MVS
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (36.36%) TDD
1 8 (36.36%) Web Development
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) BDD
3 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Front End Development
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Open Source
5 2 (9.09%) System Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) RAD
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
1 10 (45.45%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) C++
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 5 (22.73%) C
4 5 (22.73%) MATLAB
4 5 (22.73%) R
4 5 (22.73%) VB
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Consul
1 3 (13.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) IBM