The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 30 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.76% - 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% - 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
204 125 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 80.31% 67.20% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 66 84
Average daily rate £415 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £456 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 0
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.20 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 14 (66.67%) Python
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) C++
2 13 (61.90%) Scrum
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Automation Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) VC++
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 6 (28.57%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) Subversion
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) XSLT
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 4 (19.05%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Validation
8 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
8 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
8 3 (14.29%) XQuery
8 3 (14.29%) Code Coverage
8 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) Java
8 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 3 (14.29%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) Servlets
8 3 (14.29%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) OO

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 3 (14.29%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Subversion
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.76%) Trac
3 1 (4.76%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (9.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) AWS Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
1 4 (19.05%) XSLT
2 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 3 (14.29%) Spring
2 3 (14.29%) CSS
2 3 (14.29%) Servlets
2 3 (14.29%) XML
2 3 (14.29%) JPA
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.76%) REST
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 3 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Scrum
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (61.90%) Automation Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Web Development
3 4 (19.05%) Validation
3 4 (19.05%) Regression Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) Code Coverage
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 3 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Python
2 13 (61.90%) C++
3 10 (47.62%) VC++
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) XQuery
5 3 (14.29%) XPath
5 3 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft