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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 51 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.02% 3.24% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 3.44% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
555 349 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 93.43% 94.32% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 222 249
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 36
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -32.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £30.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
Gatwick - 5 £50 -
Horsham - 3 £375 - 2
Crawley -7 1 - - 1
Worthing - 1 £400 - 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 18 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) C
5 6 (30.00%) Python
6 5 (25.00%) C++
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) UML
6 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Subversion
7 4 (20.00%) DO-178B
7 4 (20.00%) Change Control
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (15.00%) Validation
8 3 (15.00%) LabVIEW
8 3 (15.00%) DHCP
8 3 (15.00%) DNS
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) Citrix
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (15.00%) Red Hat

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
1 3 (15.00%) IaaS
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 3 (15.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) LTE
3 1 (5.00%) SSH
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) WebFOCUS
2 1 (5.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) LabVIEW
2 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Trac
3 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (10.00%) ClearQuest
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) Mockito
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.00%) Avionics
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XSLT
1 3 (15.00%) Drools
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) WS-I
3 1 (5.00%) SAML
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) OAuth2
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.00%) OAuth
3 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Robotics
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (25.00%) UML
3 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Change Control
5 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Validation
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) ETL
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C
1 6 (30.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) C++
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.00%) MCP
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
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