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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South East / West Sussex
Rank 30 44 38
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 20 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.59% 1.88% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 2.21% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £540 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +107.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £458 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £545 £292
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Median hourly rate £44.19 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £32.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £42.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
389 452 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.22% 85.12% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 288 192
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.28 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Worthing +3 13 £482 - 1
Gatwick +2 3 £380 -29.62% 1
Crawley +11 2 £365 -32.40%
East Grinstead - 1 £350 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Java
3 17 (35.42%) Selenium
3 17 (35.42%) Scala
4 16 (33.33%) Degree
4 16 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 15 (31.25%) JIRA
6 14 (29.17%) Exploratory Testing
7 13 (27.08%) Gherkin
7 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
7 13 (27.08%) Scrum
8 12 (25.00%) Kanban
8 12 (25.00%) Groovy
8 12 (25.00%) QA
8 12 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (25.00%) User Stories
9 11 (22.92%) SoapUI
9 11 (22.92%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (22.92%) API Testing
9 11 (22.92%) Defect Management
9 11 (22.92%) Usability Testing
9 11 (22.92%) Performance Testing
9 11 (22.92%) Security Testing
9 11 (22.92%) RESTful
9 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
10 10 (20.83%) C++
10 10 (20.83%) Web Services
10 10 (20.83%) Atlassian
10 10 (20.83%) Confluence
11 8 (16.67%) BDD

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 10 (20.83%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) Apache
2 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.08%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) nginx
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (10.42%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) GitHub
2 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) NFC
3 1 (2.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.08%) Big Data
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.08%) HBase
1 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.08%) OLAP
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Selenium
2 15 (31.25%) JIRA
3 11 (22.92%) SoapUI
4 6 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.33%) Protractor
5 4 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) Ant
7 1 (2.08%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.08%) Gatling
7 1 (2.08%) Grunt
7 1 (2.08%) gulp
7 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.08%) JUnit
7 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.08%) Sublime Text
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Software Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Tester
3 7 (14.58%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Scala Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.42%) Designer
5 5 (10.42%) Engineering Manager
5 5 (10.42%) HTML CSS Designer
5 5 (10.42%) Software Project Manager
5 5 (10.42%) UX Designer
6 4 (8.33%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) Gherkin
2 11 (22.92%) RESTful
3 10 (20.83%) Web Services
4 6 (12.50%) CSS
4 6 (12.50%) HTML
4 6 (12.50%) Play Framework
5 5 (10.42%) .NET
5 5 (10.42%) Akka
5 5 (10.42%) spray
6 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.17%) REST
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.08%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (2.08%) Core Data
7 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.08%) HTML5
7 1 (2.08%) Node.js
7 1 (2.08%) React
7 1 (2.08%) Redux
7 1 (2.08%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.42%) User Experience
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) Contactless
3 3 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.08%) Animation
4 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 14 (29.17%) Exploratory Testing
4 13 (27.08%) Scrum
4 13 (27.08%) Unit Testing
5 12 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (25.00%) Kanban
5 12 (25.00%) User Stories
6 11 (22.92%) API Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (22.92%) Defect Management
6 11 (22.92%) Performance Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Security Testing
6 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
6 11 (22.92%) Usability Testing
7 8 (16.67%) BDD
8 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.58%) DevOps
8 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
8 7 (14.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) Scala
3 12 (25.00%) Groovy
4 10 (20.83%) C++
5 6 (12.50%) C#
5 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.42%) C
6 5 (10.42%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.17%) Perl
7 2 (4.17%) SQL
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.08%) Haskell
8 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) Ruby
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Grafana
2 1 (2.08%) Kibana
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe
2 1 (2.08%) Apple
2 1 (2.08%) Freescale
2 1 (2.08%) Google
2 1 (2.08%) Informatica
2 1 (2.08%) ION Trading
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) webMethods