The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £511 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 55 53
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.10% 2.28% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.36% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Median daily rate £511 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.50% +16.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £360 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.37% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.48% +14.66%  

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 511 594 495
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.33% 96.90% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 357 306
Median daily rate £410 £375 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -2.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 33
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.40 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +14 6 £525 +16.66% 1
East Grinstead - 3 £413 -
Crawley +9 1 - - 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 29 March 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 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
2 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
3 10 (43.48%) REST
3 10 (43.48%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 10 (43.48%) Subversion
4 9 (39.13%) Scala
5 8 (34.78%) Scrum
5 8 (34.78%) Java
5 8 (34.78%) SOAP
6 7 (30.43%) XML
6 7 (30.43%) C#
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 7 (30.43%) HTTP
6 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
7 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
7 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (26.09%) .NET
7 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 6 (26.09%) Web Design
7 6 (26.09%) Spring
7 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (26.09%) Web Development
8 5 (21.74%) JIRA
8 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
8 5 (21.74%) XSLT
8 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
8 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management

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 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
2 4 (17.39%) Confluence
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) nginx
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) Fireworks
2 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (13.04%) Redis
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (4.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Git (software)
2 10 (43.48%) Subversion
3 5 (21.74%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.04%) JUnit
4 3 (13.04%) Maven
4 3 (13.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (13.04%) TeamCity
4 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
5 2 (8.70%) ReSharper
6 1 (4.35%) Ant
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.35%) Grunt
6 1 (4.35%) gulp
6 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
6 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium
6 1 (4.35%) Sublime Text
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) CSS
2 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) REST
3 8 (34.78%) SOAP
4 7 (30.43%) XML
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
5 6 (26.09%) Spring
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
6 5 (21.74%) XSLT
7 4 (17.39%) EJB
7 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
7 4 (17.39%) Play Framework
8 3 (13.04%) Akka
8 3 (13.04%) CSS3
8 3 (13.04%) EclipseLink
8 3 (13.04%) JPA
8 3 (13.04%) jQuery
8 3 (13.04%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (26.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (26.09%) Web Design
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
4 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (17.39%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) Open Source
5 4 (17.39%) SDLC
5 4 (17.39%) SOA
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) DevOps
6 3 (13.04%) OWASP
6 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) Scala
4 8 (34.78%) Java
5 7 (30.43%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) Ruby
7 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Python
8 2 (8.70%) XPath
9 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (4.35%) Groovy
9 1 (4.35%) Haskell
9 1 (4.35%) Perl
9 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Grafana
2 1 (4.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Google
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) New Relic
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.35%) webMethods