Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 305 379 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 28.06% 26.67% 22.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.16% 27.23% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 221 188
West Sussex median daily rate £438 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +20.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £274
90th Percentile £544 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.47% -2.27% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £33.75 £40.65
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.20 £48.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +14.29%

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 1046 1392 1053
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 96.23% 97.96% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 824 691
West Sussex median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +13.21%
10th Percentile £278 £238 £220
90th Percentile £538 £530 £500
South East median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 45 44
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +87.50% +1.59%
10th Percentile £12.28 £11.75 £11.26
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.45 £49.85
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.32% +2.91%

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 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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 +1 133 £500 +5.26% 5
Crawley -4 43 £350 -12.50% 10
Gatwick -4 22 £336 -15.94% 5
East Grinstead -5 15 £413 +24.53% 3
Horsham -5 3 £356 -35.23% 3
Burgess Hill +6 2 £425 -5.56%
Chichester -2 1 £400 -3.03% 4
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 170 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (45.57%) CSS
3 123 (40.33%) Java
4 115 (37.70%) HTML
5 108 (35.41%) SQL
6 106 (34.75%) JavaScript
7 105 (34.43%) Git (software)
8 92 (30.16%) REST
9 88 (28.85%) Scala
10 83 (27.21%) JSON
11 82 (26.89%) Continuous Integration
12 81 (26.56%) Open Source
13 79 (25.90%) Spring
14 75 (24.59%) C#
15 73 (23.93%) XML
16 72 (23.61%) Linux
16 72 (23.61%) HTML5
17 71 (23.28%) Play Framework
18 66 (21.64%) Scrum
19 60 (19.67%) Subversion
19 60 (19.67%) Oracle
20 57 (18.69%) Microservices
21 54 (17.70%) Web Development
22 53 (17.38%) SOAP
22 53 (17.38%) Test Automation
23 52 (17.05%) CSS3
24 48 (15.74%) MongoDB
24 48 (15.74%) Relational Database
24 48 (15.74%) HTTP
25 47 (15.41%) 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 36 (11.80%) WebLogic
2 33 (10.82%) Confluence
3 25 (8.20%) CMS
4 24 (7.87%) Apache
5 20 (6.56%) JBoss
6 15 (4.92%) Drupal
7 14 (4.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (2.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 9 (2.95%) Tomcat
8 9 (2.95%) Umbraco
9 8 (2.62%) nginx
10 7 (2.30%) Mule
10 7 (2.30%) Mule ESB
10 7 (2.30%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.31%) AquaLogic
12 4 (1.31%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (1.31%) SAS
13 3 (0.98%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.98%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.93%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.66%) Maximo
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.93%) GitHub
2 8 (2.62%) Google Analytics
2 8 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 48 (15.74%) HTTP
2 18 (5.90%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.62%) SSL
4 3 (0.98%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.74%) MongoDB
1 48 (15.74%) Relational Database
2 44 (14.43%) SQL Server
3 42 (13.77%) NoSQL
4 29 (9.51%) Oracle Database
5 16 (5.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 16 (5.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 16 (5.25%) Power BI
6 15 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (4.59%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (2.30%) MySQL
9 7 (2.30%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.64%) Redis
11 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 105 (34.43%) Git (software)
2 60 (19.67%) Subversion
3 41 (13.44%) IntelliJ
4 38 (12.46%) JUnit
5 37 (12.13%) JIRA
6 36 (11.80%) Selenium
7 33 (10.82%) Jenkins
8 32 (10.49%) Maven
9 27 (8.85%) Eclipse
10 11 (3.61%) Cucumber
11 10 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (2.95%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (2.95%) Protractor
12 9 (2.95%) TeamCity
13 8 (2.62%) Ant
13 8 (2.62%) Gatling
13 8 (2.62%) Grunt
13 8 (2.62%) gulp
13 8 (2.62%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (2.62%) Sublime Text
General
1 16 (5.25%) Finance
2 8 (2.62%) Marketing
3 4 (1.31%) Back Office
4 2 (0.66%) Banking
5 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.33%) Legal
5 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (45.57%) CSS
2 115 (37.70%) HTML
3 92 (30.16%) REST
4 83 (27.21%) JSON
5 79 (25.90%) Spring
6 73 (23.93%) XML
7 72 (23.61%) HTML5
8 71 (23.28%) Play Framework
9 53 (17.38%) SOAP
10 52 (17.05%) CSS3
11 47 (15.41%) .NET
12 43 (14.10%) Ajax
13 41 (13.44%) AngularJS
14 40 (13.11%) Hibernate
15 34 (11.15%) Django
16 32 (10.49%) EJB
16 32 (10.49%) Web Services
17 30 (9.84%) jQuery
18 27 (8.85%) RESTful
18 27 (8.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.57%) User Experience
2 14 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.95%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.62%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.98%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.66%) PMI
9 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 72 (23.61%) Linux
2 45 (14.75%) Unix
3 13 (4.26%) Windows
4 8 (2.62%) Ubuntu
5 7 (2.30%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.98%) SUSE
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.33%) Android
8 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.33%) Solaris
8 1 (0.33%) VMS
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (26.89%) Continuous Integration
3 81 (26.56%) Open Source
4 66 (21.64%) Scrum
5 57 (18.69%) Microservices
6 54 (17.70%) Web Development
7 53 (17.38%) Test Automation
8 47 (15.41%) MVC
9 41 (13.44%) DevOps
10 39 (12.79%) Responsive Web Design
11 38 (12.46%) Web Design
12 31 (10.16%) Configuration Management
13 30 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (8.52%) OWASP
14 26 (8.52%) SDLC
14 26 (8.52%) TDD
14 26 (8.52%) Visualisation
15 25 (8.20%) Front End Development
16 24 (7.87%) Data Visualisation
16 24 (7.87%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 123 (40.33%) Java
2 108 (35.41%) SQL
3 106 (34.75%) JavaScript
4 88 (28.85%) Scala
5 75 (24.59%) C#
6 45 (14.75%) Python
7 36 (11.80%) Ruby
8 17 (5.57%) PL/SQL
9 15 (4.92%) C
10 13 (4.26%) R
10 13 (4.26%) T-SQL
11 12 (3.93%) Assembly Language
11 12 (3.93%) C++
12 9 (2.95%) Groovy
13 8 (2.62%) Haskell
13 8 (2.62%) Perl
14 5 (1.64%) PHP
15 3 (0.98%) ABAP
15 3 (0.98%) Embedded C
15 3 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (3.61%) Degree
2 8 (2.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.31%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.98%) CCA
4 3 (0.98%) HNC
5 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.95%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (14.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 44 (14.43%) Puppet
2 10 (3.28%) Ansible
3 8 (2.62%) Grafana
3 8 (2.62%) Kibana
4 4 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 60 (19.67%) Oracle
2 34 (11.15%) Google
3 30 (9.84%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.57%) webMethods
5 11 (3.61%) Tableau
6 9 (2.95%) Adobe
7 8 (2.62%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.31%) Cognos
8 4 (1.31%) SAP
9 3 (0.98%) OpenText
9 3 (0.98%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.98%) WSO2
10 2 (0.66%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.66%) Cisco
10 2 (0.66%) IBM
10 2 (0.66%) New Relic
10 2 (0.66%) Telerik
11 1 (0.33%) Alterian
11 1 (0.33%) HP
11 1 (0.33%) Northgate
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £530 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago