The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 41 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.13% 3.12% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 4.38% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£348 - £324
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 - £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
244 274 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 68.73% 71.17% 78.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 189 290
Average daily rate £325 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 9
Average hourly rate £23.99 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.46% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Software Engineering
South East

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
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 11 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 11 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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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 -
Horsham - - - - 3
Worthing - - - - 1
Burgess Hill - - - - 1
Chichester - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (77.78%) C++
2 10 (55.56%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (27.78%) Robotics
4 5 (27.78%) C
5 4 (22.22%) C#
6 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (11.11%) VC++
7 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.56%) VMware
8 1 (5.56%) Retail
8 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (5.56%) PKI
8 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.56%) DICOM
8 1 (5.56%) SCCM
8 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (5.56%) UAG
8 1 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Advertising
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Software Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Robotics
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) LynxOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Scrum
2 9 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) OOD
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) C
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 2 (11.11%) VC++
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) DICOM
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Intel
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) VMware