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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 46 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 18 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.16% 4.56% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 6.28% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
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£283 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +21.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
457 239 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 80.32% 72.64% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 149 179
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 12
Average hourly rate £44.95 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.80% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.52 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.00 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 -7 9 £325 +47.72%
Horsham - 3 £375 - 7
East Grinstead - 3 £275 -
Crawley -4 1 - - 2
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 13 (43.33%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) C++
3 8 (26.67%) Windows
4 7 (23.33%) UML
4 7 (23.33%) C
4 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (20.00%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Python
6 5 (16.67%) CSS
6 5 (16.67%) HTML
6 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.67%) HTML5
7 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) DO-178B
7 4 (13.33%) Change Control
7 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.33%) Subversion
7 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
7 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
7 4 (13.33%) VMware
7 4 (13.33%) MySQL
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle
7 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.00%) MCSE

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 3 (10.00%) IIS
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
1 3 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 3 (10.00%) DHCP
3 3 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (10.00%) Internet
3 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security
4 2 (6.67%) HTTP
5 1 (3.33%) LTE
5 1 (3.33%) SSH
5 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.33%) SSL
5 1 (3.33%) SMTP
5 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) MySQL
1 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.33%) SQLite
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Subversion
2 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.00%) LabVIEW
2 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Trac
3 2 (6.67%) ClearCase
3 2 (6.67%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Mockito
4 1 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (10.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Validation Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Ada Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
1 5 (16.67%) CSS
1 5 (16.67%) HTML5
2 3 (10.00%) Drools
2 3 (10.00%) XSLT
3 2 (6.67%) Ajax
3 2 (6.67%) JSON
3 2 (6.67%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) Android SDK
4 1 (3.33%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (3.33%) Core Animation
4 1 (3.33%) WS-I
4 1 (3.33%) Cocoa
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) STL
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) MFC
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) PKI
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Animation
3 1 (3.33%) Robotics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) UML
1 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Change Control
4 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Validation
4 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.67%) Android Development
6 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) C++
3 7 (23.33%) C
4 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 6 (20.00%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) Ada
5 2 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) MCP
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) MCSA
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.00%) UAG
2 1 (3.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) ION Trading
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) Apple