The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 62 54 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.27% 2.20% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.30% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Average daily rate £345 £290 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £42.75 £45.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £35.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £45.00 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
Software Engineer
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 West 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
732 565 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.73% 95.44% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 380 216
Average daily rate £413 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Crawley -1 10 £340 - 8
Gatwick 0 3 £365 +630.00% 2
East Grinstead 0 1 £350 +27.27%
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (59.09%) C
3 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) C++
5 9 (40.91%) Embedded C
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) TDD
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 4 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.64%) C#
8 3 (13.64%) Python
8 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
8 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++
8 3 (13.64%) Subversion
8 3 (13.64%) Ruby
8 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (13.64%) Avionics
9 2 (9.09%) LTE
9 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (9.09%) DO-178B
9 2 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (9.09%) Hudson
9 2 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
9 2 (9.09%) VectorCAST
9 2 (9.09%) ANSI C
9 2 (9.09%) JIRA

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
2 2 (9.09%) Broadband
2 2 (9.09%) LTE
3 1 (4.55%) IPsec
3 1 (4.55%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
2 2 (9.09%) Hudson
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (9.09%) VectorCAST
3 1 (4.55%) CA Gen
3 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (13.64%) Avionics
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.55%) ThreadX
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.55%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Service Design
6 1 (4.55%) SOLID
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C
2 10 (45.45%) C++
3 9 (40.91%) Embedded C
4 4 (18.18%) Java
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++
5 3 (13.64%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby
6 2 (9.09%) ANSI C
6 2 (9.09%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Scala
7 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Tcl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) BEA
1 1 (4.55%) Informatica
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Pega
1 1 (4.55%) SAP
1 1 (4.55%) webMethods
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