The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 28 June 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.

Senior Developer
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 61 44
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 14 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.83% 2.02% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 2.05% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 15
Median daily rate £488 £513 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.73% +33.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £391 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £571 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -4.06% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -7.73%  

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 471 731 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 95.34% 98.65% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 449 344
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 19
Median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +87.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in West Sussex

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in West Sussex

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in West Sussex over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in West Sussex

Senior 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 Senior Developer in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in West Sussex

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing +16 8 £488 -15.08% 1
Crawley 0 2 £415 -3.20%
Gatwick +1 1 £325 -23.52%
East Grinstead -5 1 £425 +16.43% 1
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
3 14 (60.87%) REST
4 13 (56.52%) SQL
5 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
6 11 (47.83%) Java
6 11 (47.83%) CSS
6 11 (47.83%) SOAP
7 10 (43.48%) Unix
7 10 (43.48%) C#
7 10 (43.48%) HTML
7 10 (43.48%) Subversion
7 10 (43.48%) Spring
8 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (39.13%) WebLogic
8 9 (39.13%) XML
8 9 (39.13%) Scala
9 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
9 8 (34.78%) Play Framework
9 8 (34.78%) EJB
9 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
9 8 (34.78%) Scrum
10 7 (30.43%) Linux
10 7 (30.43%) MVC
10 7 (30.43%) SOA
10 7 (30.43%) HTTP
10 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
10 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
11 6 (26.09%) Open Source
11 6 (26.09%) HTML5

Senior 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 9 (39.13%) WebLogic
2 5 (21.74%) Apache
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (17.39%) Confluence
3 4 (17.39%) JBoss
3 4 (17.39%) nginx
3 4 (17.39%) Tomcat
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) CMS
5 1 (4.35%) Documentum
5 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) GitHub
1 4 (17.39%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
2 4 (17.39%) SSL
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 3 (13.04%) Redis
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Git (software)
2 10 (43.48%) Subversion
3 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) JUnit
4 4 (17.39%) Ant
4 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
4 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
4 4 (17.39%) Gatling
4 4 (17.39%) Grunt
4 4 (17.39%) gulp
4 4 (17.39%) IntelliJ
4 4 (17.39%) JIRA
4 4 (17.39%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (17.39%) Maven
4 4 (17.39%) Selenium
4 4 (17.39%) Sublime Text
5 3 (13.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
5 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) REST
2 11 (47.83%) CSS
2 11 (47.83%) SOAP
3 10 (43.48%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) Spring
4 9 (39.13%) XML
5 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
5 8 (34.78%) EJB
5 8 (34.78%) Hibernate
5 8 (34.78%) Play Framework
6 6 (26.09%) HTML5
6 6 (26.09%) Node.js
6 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) .NET
7 5 (21.74%) jQuery
7 5 (21.74%) JSON
8 4 (17.39%) EclipseLink
8 4 (17.39%) EJB 3.0
8 4 (17.39%) Gherkin
8 4 (17.39%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Unix
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 7 (30.43%) MVC
4 7 (30.43%) SOA
4 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
5 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
5 6 (26.09%) DevOps
5 6 (26.09%) Open Source
5 6 (26.09%) SDLC
6 5 (21.74%) Web Development
7 4 (17.39%) Analytics
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (17.39%) Microservices
7 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 3 (13.04%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
8 3 (13.04%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 11 (47.83%) Java
4 10 (43.48%) C#
5 9 (39.13%) Scala
6 5 (21.74%) Python
6 5 (21.74%) Ruby
7 4 (17.39%) Groovy
7 4 (17.39%) Haskell
7 4 (17.39%) Perl
7 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Grafana
1 4 (17.39%) Kibana
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Google
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Adobe
3 4 (17.39%) webMethods
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) New Relic
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) OpenText