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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 37 42 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 11 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.37% 2.77% 5.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 3.43% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate £375 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.69%
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
396 379 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 85.34% 80.81% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 237 168
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
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 Engineering within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Crawley -5 3 £375 +25.00% 2
Worthing +2 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £425 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
3 10 (31.25%) API Development
4 9 (28.13%) REST
5 8 (25.00%) BDD
5 8 (25.00%) TDD
5 8 (25.00%) Spring
6 7 (21.88%) C
6 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
6 7 (21.88%) Mobile Development
7 6 (18.75%) User Experience
7 6 (18.75%) JSON
7 6 (18.75%) Android
7 6 (18.75%) Web Services
7 6 (18.75%) UML
7 6 (18.75%) Apple
7 6 (18.75%) Embedded C
8 5 (15.63%) Cocoa
8 5 (15.63%) Objective-C
8 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
8 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
8 5 (15.63%) Degree
8 5 (15.63%) Animation
8 5 (15.63%) ION Trading
8 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
8 5 (15.63%) Core Animation
8 5 (15.63%) Information Architecture
8 5 (15.63%) Cocoa Touch
8 5 (15.63%) iOS Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) Node.js
1 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.13%) 4G
2 1 (3.13%) LTE
2 1 (3.13%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) GIS
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
2 2 (6.25%) ClearCase
2 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.25%) Hudson
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.25%) VectorCAST
3 1 (3.13%) CA Gen
3 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (6.25%) Avionics
1 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Military
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Applications Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) iOS Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Java Applications Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Java Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Programmer
5 4 (12.50%) Android Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.38%) iOS Programmer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Android Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior iOS Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) REST
2 8 (25.00%) Spring
3 6 (18.75%) JSON
3 6 (18.75%) Web Services
4 5 (15.63%) Cocoa
4 5 (15.63%) Cocoa Touch
4 5 (15.63%) Core Animation
5 4 (12.50%) Android SDK
5 4 (12.50%) XML
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) HTML5
6 3 (9.38%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.25%) CSS
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE
7 2 (6.25%) RESTful
7 2 (6.25%) Sass
8 1 (3.13%) Dojo
8 1 (3.13%) Middleware
8 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 6 (18.75%) User Experience
3 5 (15.63%) Animation
3 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (6.25%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.13%) CPLD
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Apple iOS
2 6 (18.75%) Android
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.13%) ThreadX
5 1 (3.13%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) VxWorks
5 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) API Development
3 8 (25.00%) BDD
3 8 (25.00%) TDD
4 7 (21.88%) Mobile Development
5 6 (18.75%) UML
6 5 (15.63%) API Design
6 5 (15.63%) API Integration
6 5 (15.63%) Coaching
6 5 (15.63%) Information Architecture
6 5 (15.63%) iOS Development
6 5 (15.63%) Microservices
6 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
7 4 (12.50%) Android Development
7 4 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 4 (12.50%) OO
8 2 (6.25%) Change Management
8 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (3.13%) Change Control
9 1 (3.13%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) C
3 6 (18.75%) Embedded C
4 5 (15.63%) Objective-C
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (3.13%) ANSI C
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.13%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) OCMJD
2 1 (3.13%) OCPJP
2 1 (3.13%) OCPJWCD
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Apple
2 5 (15.63%) ION Trading
3 2 (6.25%) Altera
4 1 (3.13%) BEA
4 1 (3.13%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Pega
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Sun
4 1 (3.13%) webMethods
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