The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 25 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 153 197 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 27.57% 27.10% 18.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.49% 27.75% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 124 80
Median daily rate £425 £411 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.34% +17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.27% -2.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% +12.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 537 710 568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 96.76% 97.66% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 433 376
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 26
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in West Sussex

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in West Sussex

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in West Sussex over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in West Sussex

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in West Sussex

Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing +5 61 £500 +11.11% 8
Crawley -2 26 £325 -18.75% 8
Gatwick -4 16 £335 -16.25% 2
East Grinstead -2 12 £400 +20.75%
Burgess Hill +1 2 £425 +88.88%
Developer
South East

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

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

1 129 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (45.12%) CSS
3 100 (40.65%) JavaScript
4 99 (40.24%) HTML
5 96 (39.02%) SQL
6 86 (34.96%) Java
7 76 (30.89%) C#
8 74 (30.08%) Git (software)
9 69 (28.05%) Scala
10 68 (27.64%) REST
11 59 (23.98%) HTML5
12 58 (23.58%) Linux
13 57 (23.17%) .NET
14 54 (21.95%) Open Source
15 49 (19.92%) XML
16 48 (19.51%) AngularJS
17 47 (19.11%) Subversion
17 47 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
18 46 (18.70%) Web Development
18 46 (18.70%) SOAP
18 46 (18.70%) Play Framework
19 44 (17.89%) SQL Server
19 44 (17.89%) JSON
20 43 (17.48%) Oracle
20 43 (17.48%) Business Intelligence
20 43 (17.48%) Relational Database
20 43 (17.48%) NoSQL
21 42 (17.07%) HTTP
22 41 (16.67%) Python
23 40 (16.26%) MVC

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 28 (11.38%) Confluence
2 26 (10.57%) CMS
2 26 (10.57%) WebLogic
3 19 (7.72%) Apache
4 14 (5.69%) SharePoint
5 13 (5.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (4.88%) Drupal
6 12 (4.88%) JBoss
7 11 (4.47%) nginx
7 11 (4.47%) Tomcat
8 10 (4.07%) Umbraco
9 6 (2.44%) EPiServer
9 6 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (2.03%) Mule
10 5 (2.03%) Mule ESB
10 5 (2.03%) SAP Portal
11 3 (1.22%) IIS
11 3 (1.22%) SAS
11 3 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.81%) DNN
Applications
1 8 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.41%) FreeHand
2 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (4.88%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (2.03%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.10%) GitHub
2 11 (4.47%) Google Analytics
3 7 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.07%) HTTP
2 11 (4.47%) SSL
2 11 (4.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 43 (17.48%) NoSQL
2 43 (17.48%) Relational Database
3 36 (14.63%) MongoDB
4 19 (7.72%) Power BI
5 18 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (6.50%) Oracle Database
7 14 (5.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (5.69%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (4.88%) Redis
9 8 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (2.85%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 74 (30.08%) Git (software)
2 47 (19.11%) Subversion
3 31 (12.60%) JIRA
4 30 (12.20%) IntelliJ
5 26 (10.57%) Selenium
6 25 (10.16%) Jenkins
7 23 (9.35%) JUnit
8 13 (5.28%) Maven
8 13 (5.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (5.28%) TeamCity
9 12 (4.88%) Cucumber
9 12 (4.88%) Eclipse
9 12 (4.88%) Grunt
10 11 (4.47%) Ant
10 11 (4.47%) Gatling
10 11 (4.47%) gulp
10 11 (4.47%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (4.47%) Sublime Text
10 11 (4.47%) Visual Studio
11 8 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (6.50%) Finance
2 13 (5.28%) Back Office
3 9 (3.66%) Marketing
4 5 (2.03%) Advertising
5 2 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.41%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (45.12%) CSS
2 99 (40.24%) HTML
3 68 (27.64%) REST
4 59 (23.98%) HTML5
5 57 (23.17%) .NET
6 49 (19.92%) XML
7 48 (19.51%) AngularJS
8 46 (18.70%) Play Framework
8 46 (18.70%) SOAP
9 44 (17.89%) JSON
10 40 (16.26%) jQuery
11 36 (14.63%) Spring
12 33 (13.41%) CSS3
13 31 (12.60%) Ajax
14 29 (11.79%) Web Services
15 24 (9.76%) EJB
16 21 (8.54%) Django
16 21 (8.54%) Hibernate
17 19 (7.72%) ASP.NET
18 18 (7.32%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.47%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.07%) User Experience
3 9 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.03%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.22%) PMI
7 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 58 (23.58%) Linux
2 37 (15.04%) Unix
3 18 (7.32%) Windows
4 11 (4.47%) Mac OS X
4 11 (4.47%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.41%) Solaris
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (52.44%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (21.95%) Open Source
3 47 (19.11%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (18.70%) Web Development
5 43 (17.48%) Business Intelligence
6 40 (16.26%) MVC
6 40 (16.26%) Scrum
7 34 (13.82%) Configuration Management
8 33 (13.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 32 (13.01%) Web Design
10 30 (12.20%) Microservices
10 30 (12.20%) Visualisation
11 29 (11.79%) DevOps
12 28 (11.38%) Automated Testing
12 28 (11.38%) Data Visualisation
13 23 (9.35%) ETL
14 21 (8.54%) Analytics
15 20 (8.13%) Data Modelling
16 19 (7.72%) OWASP
16 19 (7.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 100 (40.65%) JavaScript
2 96 (39.02%) SQL
3 86 (34.96%) Java
4 76 (30.89%) C#
5 69 (28.05%) Scala
6 41 (16.67%) Python
7 28 (11.38%) Ruby
8 16 (6.50%) T-SQL
9 13 (5.28%) C++
9 13 (5.28%) PL/SQL
9 13 (5.28%) R
10 12 (4.88%) Assembly Language
10 12 (4.88%) C
11 11 (4.47%) Groovy
11 11 (4.47%) Haskell
11 11 (4.47%) Perl
12 7 (2.85%) ABAP
13 4 (1.63%) PHP
14 3 (1.22%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (4.47%) Degree
2 8 (3.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.63%) BC Cleared
3 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.22%) CCA
4 3 (1.22%) HNC
4 3 (1.22%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (10.16%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (10.57%) Puppet
2 11 (4.47%) Grafana
2 11 (4.47%) Kibana
Vendors
1 43 (17.48%) Oracle
2 33 (13.41%) Google
2 33 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 17 (6.91%) webMethods
4 16 (6.50%) Tableau
5 12 (4.88%) SAP
6 10 (4.07%) Adobe
7 4 (1.63%) Cognos
7 4 (1.63%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.22%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.81%) New Relic
9 2 (0.81%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.81%) Telerik
10 1 (0.41%) Alterian
10 1 (0.41%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.41%) CA
10 1 (0.41%) Mercator
10 1 (0.41%) OpenText
10 1 (0.41%) SaltStack
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £465 - £511.50 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability
Rate: £430 - £530 per day
Posted: 5 days ago