Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Sussex during the 6 months to 23 November 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
South East > Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 8 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 14.81% 19.51% 14.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.69% 20.00% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Sussex median daily rate £400 £238 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.42% -36.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £378 £231 £265
90th Percentile £475 £392 £447
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +16.44% +4.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex. 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
Sussex
Contract vacancies in Sussex with a recognized job title 51 40 67
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 97.56% 98.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 43
Sussex median daily rate £450 £361 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.57% -14.50% +30.00%
10th Percentile £263 £221 £302
90th Percentile £545 £475 £560
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Sussex median hourly rate £180.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1100.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Sussex

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Sussex

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) CRM
2 5 (62.50%) CMS
3 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 4 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (50.00%) Sitecore
3 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
6 1 (12.50%) BPMN
6 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 5 (62.50%) CMS
2 4 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) CTI
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (12.50%) ReSharper
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) EJB
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) J2SE
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Play Framework
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) BPMN
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (12.50%) Microservices
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Grafana
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel
2 1 (12.50%) webMethods