The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Brighton region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 34 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.43% 1.08% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 1.09% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Job Titles Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
215 183 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 93.48% 98.92% 98.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 101 138
Average daily rate £275 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £219 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £14.84 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Developer
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Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the Brighton region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer across the Brighton region.

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) NUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Hudson
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) XML
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) NUnit
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (60.00%) Hudson
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) LINQ
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft