The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 39 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 25 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.49% 3.12% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 3.68% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 0
Median daily rate £363 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.41% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 0
Median hourly rate £48.00 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +0.47%
Software Engineering
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
637 462 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.84% 84.77% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 318 174
Median daily rate £415 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 23
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +181.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.18 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £50.00 £26.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Sussex region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Sussex region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
Gatwick -1 11 £360 -
Crawley +7 8 £455 +40.00% 1
Worthing -6 3 - -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) C++
3 15 (29.41%) Scrum
3 15 (29.41%) Degree
4 14 (27.45%) C
4 14 (27.45%) Linux
5 10 (19.61%) TDD
5 10 (19.61%) Windows
6 9 (17.65%) Java
7 8 (15.69%) Multithreading
7 8 (15.69%) Scala
7 8 (15.69%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
9 6 (11.76%) User Experience
9 6 (11.76%) Mobile Development
9 6 (11.76%) JSON
9 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
9 6 (11.76%) Android
9 6 (11.76%) REST
9 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
9 6 (11.76%) Android SDK
9 6 (11.76%) Android Development
9 6 (11.76%) RESTful
9 6 (11.76%) Automated Testing
9 6 (11.76%) C#
9 6 (11.76%) Web Services
9 6 (11.76%) Embedded C
10 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (9.80%) MATLAB

Software Engineering
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 3 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Simulink
1 5 (9.80%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Broadband
1 2 (3.92%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.92%) LTE
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) IPsec
2 1 (1.96%) NFC
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (5.88%) Selenium
2 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.92%) Hudson
3 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.92%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) VectorCAST
General
1 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.92%) Avionics
3 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (54.90%) Software Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Developer
3 8 (15.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Android Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Applications Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Engineering Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.88%) C++ Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Integration Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Integration Project Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Software Engineering Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Android SDK
1 6 (11.76%) JSON
1 6 (11.76%) REST
1 6 (11.76%) RESTful
1 6 (11.76%) Web Services
2 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
2 3 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (3.92%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.96%) Akka
4 1 (1.96%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 6 (11.76%) User Experience
4 4 (7.84%) Contactless
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Fintech
6 1 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.96%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Linux
2 10 (19.61%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Scrum
3 10 (19.61%) TDD
4 8 (15.69%) Multithreading
5 6 (11.76%) Android Development
5 6 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Mobile Development
5 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.80%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (7.84%) UML
8 3 (5.88%) API Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.88%) Defect Management
8 3 (5.88%) Kanban
8 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.88%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) C++
2 14 (27.45%) C
3 9 (17.65%) Java
4 8 (15.69%) Scala
5 6 (11.76%) C#
5 6 (11.76%) Embedded C
6 5 (9.80%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.88%) Embedded C++
7 3 (5.88%) Groovy
7 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.88%) Python
7 3 (5.88%) Ruby
8 2 (3.92%) ANSI C
8 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.96%) Perl
9 1 (1.96%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.92%) JTAG
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 2 (3.92%) Freescale