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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 47 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.02% 1.13% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.20% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £403 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Median hourly rate £49.00 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
664 585 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.95% 94.81% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 407 212
Median daily rate £400 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 31
Median hourly rate £37.50 £13.23 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.55% -17.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £17.00 £29.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Crawley +13 6 - -
Gatwick - 3 £325 -
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 1
Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (77.27%) C++
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Degree
5 7 (31.82%) C
6 6 (27.27%) MATLAB
6 6 (27.27%) Simulink
6 6 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
7 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) C#
9 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) Freescale
10 2 (9.09%) Ruby
10 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
10 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
10 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
10 2 (9.09%) JTAG
10 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
10 2 (9.09%) RESTful
10 2 (9.09%) Scala
10 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
10 2 (9.09%) Service Design
10 2 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
10 2 (9.09%) UML
10 2 (9.09%) Python

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:

Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
1 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.09%) RESTful
1 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
6 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) Service Design
6 2 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) MVC
7 1 (4.55%) MVVM
7 1 (4.55%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C++
2 7 (31.82%) C
3 6 (27.27%) MATLAB
4 4 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 2 (9.09%) Scala
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) JTAG
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Freescale