The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 31 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.90% 4.35% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 5.38% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 0
Average daily rate £370 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £39.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +5.40%
Software Engineering
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
178 279 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 73.86% 80.87% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 161 111
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 18
Average hourly rate £32.80 £21.99 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.19% +62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.68 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £36.35 £16.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hastings - 3 £370 -
Brighton +11 1 - - 9
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 7 (46.67%) Ada
1 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) Avionics
1 7 (46.67%) DO-178B
1 7 (46.67%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) Subversion
3 5 (33.33%) C
4 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) UML
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Ada 95
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (20.00%) Selenium
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (20.00%) StarTeam
5 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Avionics
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Development Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Embedded Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) OO
1 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (26.67%) UML
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) B2B
2 3 (20.00%) BDD
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
2 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (20.00%) Test Management
2 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Business Development
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Ada
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) C
4 4 (26.67%) Ada 95
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) PHP
5 3 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (13.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
1 3 (20.00%) VMware