Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Digital Developer was £518 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 13 December 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.

Digital Developer
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 87 92
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Developer 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.17% 0.48% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.49% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
West Sussex median daily rate £518 £475 £532
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.95% -10.65% -7.54%
10th Percentile £500 £463 £483
90th Percentile £536 £714 £601
South East median daily rate £495 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +4.21% -2.71% +62.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 1,115 1,014 1,149
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 96.48% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 596 656
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £252 £218 £262
90th Percentile £575 £569 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 62 57
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +32.35% +100.00%
10th Percentile £11.95 £13.20 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

Digital Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Developer in West Sussex

Digital Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Developer in West Sussex

Digital 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 Digital Developer within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 13 December 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 -16 2 £518 -32.79%
Digital Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, Digital 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 Digital Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test-First Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) Grafana
2 1 (50.00%) Gatling
2 1 (50.00%) TestFlight
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) fastlane
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) CocoaPods
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) Kotlin
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Grunt
2 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner

Digital 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
1 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) CocoaPods
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) fastlane
2 1 (50.00%) Gatling
2 1 (50.00%) Grunt
2 1 (50.00%) gulp
2 1 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Sublime Text
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Xcode
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) J2SE
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) Play Framework
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) RxJava
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) SOLID
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test-First Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Lean Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) Haskell
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Kotlin
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Grafana
1 1 (50.00%) Kibana
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods