Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Junior was £145 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 18 January 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.

Junior
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 82 79
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.60% 0.53% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.55% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
West Sussex median daily rate £145 £325 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.38% +19.27% +109.62%
10th Percentile £85 £286 £232
90th Percentile £205 £345 £371
South East median daily rate £250 £214 £225
% change year-on-year +16.96% -5.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £9.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £11.13 £12.33
% change year-on-year +25.84% -9.77% -5.15%

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 961 1,083 1,142
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 95.76% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 622 754
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £208 £275 £251
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £423 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 47
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +100.00% +4.62%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.18 £12.30
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Junior in West Sussex

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in West Sussex

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in West Sussex over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior in West Sussex

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in West Sussex

Junior
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 Junior within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Crawley -6 3 - - 1
Gatwick -1 1 £213 -26.09%
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £78 -
Junior
South East

Junior Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Junior 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 Junior in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) IT Audit

Junior 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 1 (16.67%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft