The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Sussex region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 42 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.39% 1.52% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.57% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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£220 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
332 381 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 91.97% 96.46% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 255 338
Average daily rate £320 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 37 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £39.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Engineer
South East

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 25 July 2014. 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 - 1 £220 -
Worthing - 1 - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - - 2
Burgess Hill - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 16 (94.12%) Software Engineering
2 13 (76.47%) C++
3 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) Robotics
6 5 (29.41%) C
7 4 (23.53%) C#
8 3 (17.65%) VC++
8 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
9 2 (11.76%) TDD
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.76%) Windows
9 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
10 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
10 1 (5.88%) DNS
10 1 (5.88%) Linux
10 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
10 1 (5.88%) VMware
10 1 (5.88%) Subversion
10 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
10 1 (5.88%) PKI
10 1 (5.88%) Degree
10 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
10 1 (5.88%) Citrix
10 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 1 (5.88%) Internet
10 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 1 (5.88%) Change Management
10 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Trac
General
1 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Robotics
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Software Engineering
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (52.94%) Unit Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) C
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) VC++
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) VMware