The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Crawley 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 17 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 3.17% - 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% - 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Job Titles Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
122 171 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 96.83% 93.44% 92.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 114 113
Average daily rate £400 £380 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 16
Average hourly rate £21.00 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Engineer
West Sussex

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (92.31%) C++
3 8 (61.54%) OOD
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
4 7 (53.85%) POSIX
4 7 (53.85%) OO
4 7 (53.85%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) OOA/OOD
5 6 (46.15%) Intel
5 6 (46.15%) LynxOS
5 6 (46.15%) Digital Signal Processing
5 6 (46.15%) Signal Processing
5 6 (46.15%) DICOM
6 5 (38.46%) C
7 3 (23.08%) Robotics
7 3 (23.08%) C#
8 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
8 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.69%) User Stories
9 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
9 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
9 1 (7.69%) VC++

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (23.08%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) OOD
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Multithreading
3 7 (53.85%) OO
4 6 (46.15%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (46.15%) Digital Signal Processing
4 6 (46.15%) Signal Processing
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) C
4 3 (23.08%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
5 2 (15.38%) Embedded C++
6 1 (7.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) DICOM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Intel