The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex 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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 37 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.82% 1.35% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.43% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £350 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £350 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.13 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -0.32%
Software Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex 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
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
360 279 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 93.51% 94.26% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 151 192
Average daily rate £288 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £436 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £38.75 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -6 1 £250 -28.57% 4
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (30.00%) LINQ
6 3 (30.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) WinForms
6 3 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) NUnit
7 2 (20.00%) Subversion
7 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) CSS
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (20.00%) Hudson
7 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) NUnit
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (20.00%) Hudson
2 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (30.00%) LINQ
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) WinForms
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft