The median contractor rate for a Developer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sussex during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
South East / Sussex
Rank 2 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 20.00% 9.52% 8.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.57% 10.00% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £390 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Sussex. 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
Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7 20 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex 70.00% 95.24% 91.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Median daily rate £390 £275 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.81% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Sussex

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Sussex

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Sussex

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Sussex region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Confluence
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Tableau
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sussex 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 (40.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau