Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Digital Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 11 December 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.

Digital Developer
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 89 85
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Developer 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.48% 0.17% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.17% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
West Sussex median daily rate £475 £532 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.65% -7.54% -
10th Percentile £463 £483 £450
90th Percentile £714 £601 £631
South East median daily rate £475 £488 £300
% change year-on-year -2.71% +62.75% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 1014 1149 1194
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.48% 96.07% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 656 775
West Sussex median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £262 £250
90th Percentile £569 £538 £545
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 57 53
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +100.00% +6.25%
10th Percentile £13.20 £10.25 £11.40
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.89
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.23% +11.78%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Developer in West Sussex over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 11 December 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 -2 3 £770 +44.84%
Digital Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, Digital 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 Digital Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scala
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) IntelliJ
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Play Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Docker
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) GitHub
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) nginx
4 2 (40.00%) Spring

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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) nginx
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
1 2 (40.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Ant
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (40.00%) Gatling
3 2 (40.00%) Grunt
3 2 (40.00%) gulp
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Sublime Text
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) Play Framework
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) EJB
4 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) J2SE
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Servlets
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Scala
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Groovy
4 2 (40.00%) Haskell
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Grafana
2 2 (40.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) webMethods