The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Sussex region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / West Sussex
Rank 46 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.46% 0.97% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.00% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £419 £375 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £375 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £375 £292
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.82 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +9.67%

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
419 498 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.44% 96.32% 97.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 315 257
Median daily rate £407 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 32
Median hourly rate £34.00 £21.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Sussex region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing -11 1 £488 - 1
East Grinstead - 1 £350 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (81.82%) C++
3 7 (63.64%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) C
4 5 (45.45%) MATLAB
4 5 (45.45%) Simulink
4 5 (45.45%) Linux
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 1 (9.09%) React
8 1 (9.09%) gulp
8 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
8 1 (9.09%) Groovy
8 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 1 (9.09%) nginx
8 1 (9.09%) Grafana
8 1 (9.09%) GitHub
8 1 (9.09%) Gatling
8 1 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
8 1 (9.09%) Yocto
8 1 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
8 1 (9.09%) Redux

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
1 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) Gatling
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Grunt
1 1 (9.09%) gulp
1 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Sublime Text
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) EJB
2 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) J2SE
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Play Framework
2 1 (9.09%) React
2 1 (9.09%) Redux
2 1 (9.09%) Servlets
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) C
2 5 (45.45%) MATLAB
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Groovy
4 1 (9.09%) Haskell
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Grafana
1 1 (9.09%) Kibana
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
1 1 (9.09%) Freescale
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) webMethods