The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Brighton region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 34 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.55% 1.83% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.87% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £300 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Software Engineer
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
179 268 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 98.35% 98.17% 97.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 186 107
Median daily rate £400 £360 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 16
Median hourly rate £21.36 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.39% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Brighton region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Software Engineer 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 Brighton region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (50.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
General
1 1 (50.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree