Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £471 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 78 35
Rank change year-on-year +15 -43 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 30 14 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.85% 1.09% 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 1.12% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 57
West Sussex median daily rate £471 £448 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.31% -14.76% -
10th Percentile £330 £365 £331
90th Percentile £517 £631 £569
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +2.78% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00

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 1246 1174
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.66% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 721 765
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £217 £261 £250
90th Percentile £569 £540 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 60 48
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +106.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.29 £11.10
90th Percentile £50.25 £50.00 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +7.97% +12.50%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 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 +6 12 £480 -16.52% 1
Crawley +1 7 £350 -11.39%
Gatwick - 6 £343 -
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 18 (60.00%) Web Services
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Spring
2 16 (53.33%) Java
2 16 (53.33%) MVC
2 16 (53.33%) REST
3 15 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 15 (50.00%) SOAP
4 14 (46.67%) Microservices
5 11 (36.67%) TDD
5 11 (36.67%) Scrum
6 10 (33.33%) C#
6 10 (33.33%) .NET
6 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (30.00%) EJB
7 9 (30.00%) WebLogic
7 9 (30.00%) XML
7 9 (30.00%) SDLC
8 8 (26.67%) EclipseLink
8 8 (26.67%) XSD
8 8 (26.67%) XSLT
8 8 (26.67%) SQL
8 8 (26.67%) HTML
8 8 (26.67%) JMS
8 8 (26.67%) SOA
8 8 (26.67%) JPA
8 8 (26.67%) EJB 3.0
8 8 (26.67%) Maven
9 7 (23.33%) Selenium
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft

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 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Documentum
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) nginx
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
2 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.33%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Maven
2 7 (23.33%) Cucumber
2 7 (23.33%) JUnit
2 7 (23.33%) Selenium
3 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 4 (13.33%) Subversion
4 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.67%) JIRA
6 1 (3.33%) Ant
6 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.33%) Gatling
6 1 (3.33%) Grunt
6 1 (3.33%) gulp
6 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.33%) NUnit
6 1 (3.33%) Sublime Text
General
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) Web Services
2 16 (53.33%) REST
2 16 (53.33%) Spring
3 15 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 15 (50.00%) SOAP
4 10 (33.33%) .NET
5 9 (30.00%) EJB
5 9 (30.00%) XML
6 8 (26.67%) EclipseLink
6 8 (26.67%) EJB 3.0
6 8 (26.67%) HTML
6 8 (26.67%) JMS
6 8 (26.67%) JPA
6 8 (26.67%) XSD
6 8 (26.67%) XSLT
7 7 (23.33%) CSS
7 7 (23.33%) Spring Boot
8 6 (20.00%) Java EE
9 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 5 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) MVC
3 14 (46.67%) Microservices
4 11 (36.67%) Scrum
4 11 (36.67%) TDD
5 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (30.00%) SDLC
7 8 (26.67%) SOA
8 6 (20.00%) API Integration
8 6 (20.00%) BDD
8 6 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
8 6 (20.00%) Refactoring
8 6 (20.00%) Web Development
9 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 4 (13.33%) MVVM
10 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
10 4 (13.33%) System Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Workflow
11 3 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.00%) Scala
6 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Groovy
7 1 (3.33%) Haskell
7 1 (3.33%) Perl
7 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) Python
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Grafana
1 1 (3.33%) Kibana
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) OpenText
3 1 (3.33%) webMethods