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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 40 47 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.03% 1.08% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.11% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
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
467 452 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.29% 97.20% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 283 190
Average daily rate £375 £375 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 40 28
Average hourly rate £15.40 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 5 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
Crawley -8 2 £375 +25.00%
Worthing - 2 - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 3 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Avionics
5 2 (22.22%) Altera
5 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (22.22%) Hudson
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Device Driver
5 2 (22.22%) Military
5 2 (22.22%) VectorCAST
6 1 (11.11%) ANSI C
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 1 (11.11%) Electronics
6 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) HTML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (11.11%) 4G
2 1 (11.11%) LTE
2 1 (11.11%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 2 (22.22%) Hudson
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (22.22%) VectorCAST
3 1 (11.11%) CA Gen
3 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (22.22%) Avionics
1 2 (22.22%) Military
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (22.22%) Device Driver
3 1 (11.11%) CPLD
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (11.11%) ThreadX
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded C
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) ANSI C
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Altera
2 1 (11.11%) BEA
2 1 (11.11%) Informatica
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Pega
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) webMethods
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