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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 35 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.25% - 5.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% - 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +6.66%
Software Engineering
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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
210 168 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 78.65% 73.04% 79.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 80 82
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 0
Average hourly rate £18.68 £15.74 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Scrum
2 12 (70.59%) Automation Testing
2 12 (70.59%) Python
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) C++
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) VC++
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) Code Coverage
6 3 (17.65%) User Stories
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.88%) RAD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Software Engineer
2 12 (70.59%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Scrum
2 12 (70.59%) Automation Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Code Coverage
3 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
3 3 (17.65%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C++
1 12 (70.59%) Python
2 9 (52.94%) VC++
3 4 (23.53%) C#
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle