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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 56 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 27 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.55% 3.13% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 3.70% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 3
Median daily rate £375 £299 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.52% +6.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £275 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +35.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
689 486 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 90.54% 84.38% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 324 148
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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 +7 12 £375 +15.38% 2
Crawley +3 10 £340 +4.61% 3
Worthing - 2 £475 -
East Grinstead -3 1 £350 +27.27%
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) C
3 11 (27.50%) TDD
3 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 11 (27.50%) C++
3 11 (27.50%) Embedded C
4 10 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 10 (25.00%) Mobile Development
5 9 (22.50%) Scrum
6 8 (20.00%) JSON
6 8 (20.00%) Android
6 8 (20.00%) Android SDK
6 8 (20.00%) Android Development
6 8 (20.00%) User Experience
6 8 (20.00%) REST
7 7 (17.50%) Windows
7 7 (17.50%) Java
8 5 (12.50%) Scala
9 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
9 4 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (7.50%) Embedded C++
10 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
10 3 (7.50%) Python
10 3 (7.50%) C#
10 3 (7.50%) Web Services
10 3 (7.50%) Ruby
10 3 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (7.50%) Service Design
10 3 (7.50%) RESTful
10 3 (7.50%) Avionics

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 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Broadband
1 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.00%) LTE
2 1 (2.50%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.00%) Hudson
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
2 2 (5.00%) VectorCAST
3 1 (2.50%) CA Gen
3 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (7.50%) Avionics
2 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.50%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Software Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 5 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Programmer
6 3 (7.50%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.00%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Scala Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Scala Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) DOORS Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) iOS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) Android SDK
1 8 (20.00%) JSON
1 8 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (7.50%) RESTful
2 3 (7.50%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) Cocoa
3 2 (5.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (5.00%) Core Animation
4 1 (2.50%) Akka
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (20.00%) User Experience
3 4 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Animation
4 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 8 (20.00%) Android
3 7 (17.50%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) TDD
3 10 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 9 (22.50%) Scrum
5 8 (20.00%) Android Development
6 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (7.50%) BDD
7 3 (7.50%) Service Design
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
8 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) UML
9 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) C
2 11 (27.50%) C++
2 11 (27.50%) Embedded C
3 7 (17.50%) Java
4 5 (12.50%) Scala
5 3 (7.50%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) Embedded C++
5 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.50%) Python
5 3 (7.50%) Ruby
6 2 (5.00%) ANSI C
6 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.50%) SQL
7 1 (2.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Apple
1 2 (5.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (2.50%) BEA
2 1 (2.50%) Informatica
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Pega
2 1 (2.50%) webMethods