Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £428 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 19 July 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
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 291 300 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 23.28% 27.60% 26.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.15% 28.68% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 195 212
West Sussex median daily rate £428 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +2.94% +21.43%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £522 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
West Sussex median hourly rate £52.50 £47.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +10.47% -2.27%
10th Percentile £51.25 £41.25 £33.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £47.20
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Sussex
Contract vacancies in West Sussex with a recognized job title 1,205 1,046 1,359
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.23% 98.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 630 805
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £293 £280 £222
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £409 £400
% change year-on-year +3.91% +2.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 45 48
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £16.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +187.88% -40.00% +69.23%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.30 £11.75
90th Percentile £67.25 £50.25 £50.85
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year +8.57% -10.83% +12.14%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing 0 111 £475 -5.00% 21
Crawley +3 48 £425 +21.43% 12
Chichester +2 15 £369 -7.81% 4
Burgess Hill 0 13 - - 9
Gatwick -3 13 £388 +15.67% 3
East Grinstead +3 7 £341 -17.27%
Horsham -4 6 £400 +12.28% 8
Bognor Regis - 5 - -
Steyning - 3 £400 -
Haywards Heath - 3 £350 - 5
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Sussex region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 116 (39.86%) Java
2 105 (36.08%) JavaScript
2 105 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (28.52%) CSS
4 81 (27.84%) HTML
5 68 (23.37%) REST
6 66 (22.68%) C#
6 66 (22.68%) SQL
7 56 (19.24%) JSON
8 54 (18.56%) Scrum
8 54 (18.56%) MVC
9 53 (18.21%) Spring
10 49 (16.84%) .NET
10 49 (16.84%) HTML5
11 47 (16.15%) Git (software)
12 45 (15.46%) Test Automation
13 44 (15.12%) Scala
13 44 (15.12%) Microservices
13 44 (15.12%) XML
14 43 (14.78%) DevOps
14 43 (14.78%) Open Source
15 41 (14.09%) jQuery
16 40 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (13.75%) Linux
16 40 (13.75%) SQL Server
17 37 (12.71%) CSS3
17 37 (12.71%) AngularJS
17 37 (12.71%) Problem-Solving
18 36 (12.37%) OO
19 35 (12.03%) Microsoft

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 24 (8.25%) WebLogic
2 23 (7.90%) CMS
3 18 (6.19%) Apache
4 16 (5.50%) Confluence
5 13 (4.47%) Tomcat
6 12 (4.12%) nginx
7 11 (3.78%) Drupal
7 11 (3.78%) Umbraco
8 9 (3.09%) IIS
9 8 (2.75%) JBoss
9 8 (2.75%) SharePoint
9 8 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (2.41%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (2.41%) WordPress
11 5 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (1.72%) Oracle BPEL
11 5 (1.72%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.37%) Magnolia
13 3 (1.03%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 8 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.69%) InVision
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.06%) SAP PSCD
2 5 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (1.72%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.47%) GitHub
4 11 (3.78%) Google Analytics
5 8 (2.75%) TestFlight
6 7 (2.41%) IaaS
6 7 (2.41%) PaaS
7 5 (1.72%) Force.com
7 5 (1.72%) OpenShift
7 5 (1.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.69%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.69%) Data Lake Analytics
8 2 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.69%) npm
8 2 (0.69%) Slack
8 2 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.93%) HTTP
2 14 (4.81%) SSL
2 14 (4.81%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.69%) Intranet
3 2 (0.69%) SMS
4 1 (0.34%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.34%) Skype
4 1 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.97%) MySQL
3 28 (9.62%) NoSQL
4 19 (6.53%) MongoDB
5 18 (6.19%) Oracle Database
5 18 (6.19%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.09%) Big Data
8 8 (2.75%) Power BI
9 7 (2.41%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.06%) Redis
10 6 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (1.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (1.72%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (1.37%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 47 (16.15%) Git (software)
2 30 (10.31%) Jenkins
3 25 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (7.56%) JIRA
4 22 (7.56%) Selenium
5 21 (7.22%) JUnit
6 20 (6.87%) Visual Studio
7 18 (6.19%) TeamCity
8 15 (5.15%) Cucumber
9 13 (4.47%) Ant
9 13 (4.47%) IntelliJ
9 13 (4.47%) Subversion
10 12 (4.12%) Gatling
11 8 (2.75%) CocoaPods
11 8 (2.75%) fastlane
11 8 (2.75%) Xcode
12 7 (2.41%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.41%) Maven
13 6 (2.06%) gulp
13 6 (2.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (8.59%) Finance
2 13 (4.47%) Marketing
3 3 (1.03%) Advertising
3 3 (1.03%) Back Office
4 2 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.34%) Billing
5 1 (0.34%) Games
5 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.34%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (28.52%) CSS
2 81 (27.84%) HTML
3 68 (23.37%) REST
4 56 (19.24%) JSON
5 53 (18.21%) Spring
6 49 (16.84%) .NET
6 49 (16.84%) HTML5
7 44 (15.12%) XML
8 41 (14.09%) jQuery
9 37 (12.71%) AngularJS
9 37 (12.71%) CSS3
10 31 (10.65%) Web Services
11 30 (10.31%) SOAP
12 29 (9.97%) RESTful
13 28 (9.62%) Spring Boot
14 26 (8.93%) Play Framework
15 25 (8.59%) ASP.NET
15 25 (8.59%) Hibernate
16 24 (8.25%) Ajax
16 24 (8.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.59%) Mobile App
2 19 (6.53%) Blackberry
3 17 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (3.44%) User Experience
5 8 (2.75%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.41%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.69%) Robotics
8 2 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.69%) W3C
9 1 (0.34%) DataPower
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.75%) Linux
2 22 (7.56%) Android
3 16 (5.50%) Unix
4 14 (4.81%) Windows
5 12 (4.12%) Apple iOS
6 11 (3.78%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.03%) Solaris
8 2 (0.69%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (18.56%) MVC
2 54 (18.56%) Scrum
3 45 (15.46%) Test Automation
4 44 (15.12%) Microservices
5 43 (14.78%) DevOps
5 43 (14.78%) Open Source
6 40 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (12.71%) Problem-Solving
8 36 (12.37%) OO
9 32 (11.00%) TDD
10 29 (9.97%) Configuration Management
11 27 (9.28%) Front End Development
12 23 (7.90%) SOA
13 22 (7.56%) Kanban
14 20 (6.87%) Android Development
14 20 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (6.53%) API Design
15 19 (6.53%) Mobile Application Development
15 19 (6.53%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 116 (39.86%) Java
2 105 (36.08%) JavaScript
3 66 (22.68%) C#
3 66 (22.68%) SQL
4 44 (15.12%) Scala
5 34 (11.68%) Java 8
6 28 (9.62%) Ruby
7 24 (8.25%) Python
8 22 (7.56%) PHP
9 19 (6.53%) Groovy
10 16 (5.50%) T-SQL
11 14 (4.81%) Haskell
11 14 (4.81%) Perl
12 11 (3.78%) PL/SQL
13 10 (3.44%) Apple Swift
14 9 (3.09%) TypeScript
15 8 (2.75%) ABAP
15 8 (2.75%) Objective-C
16 6 (2.06%) Apex Code
17 5 (1.72%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 8 (2.75%) Degree
1 8 (2.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.37%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) MISRA
3 1 (0.34%) GCP
System Software
1 25 (8.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (5.15%) Puppet
2 11 (3.78%) Grafana
2 11 (3.78%) Kibana
3 4 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.37%) Mesos
4 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.00%) Oracle
3 21 (7.22%) Google
4 20 (6.87%) Adobe
5 11 (3.78%) SAP
6 10 (3.44%) webMethods
7 7 (2.41%) Talend
8 6 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.72%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.72%) Informatica
10 3 (1.03%) Anite
10 3 (1.03%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.69%) Apple
11 2 (0.69%) Automation Anywhere
11 2 (0.69%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.69%) Kony
11 2 (0.69%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.69%) UiPath
12 1 (0.34%) IBM
12 1 (0.34%) Tableau