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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South East / West Sussex
Rank 48 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 10 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.13% 2.75% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 3.21% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Median daily rate £415 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £375 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £445 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £45.87 £40.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% +8.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +17.00%

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
416 405 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.51% 85.62% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 250 250
Median daily rate £438 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 23
Median hourly rate £45.87 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.80% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.40 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.10 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -4 6 £488 - 3
Gatwick -8 2 £216 -42.53% 1
Crawley +5 1 £365 -2.66% 3
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Java
3 15 (41.67%) Scala
4 14 (38.89%) Selenium
5 13 (36.11%) Automated Testing
6 12 (33.33%) JIRA
7 11 (30.56%) Exploratory Testing
8 10 (27.78%) Gherkin
8 10 (27.78%) Scrum
9 9 (25.00%) QA
9 9 (25.00%) Kanban
9 9 (25.00%) Groovy
9 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (25.00%) User Stories
10 8 (22.22%) RESTful
10 8 (22.22%) DevOps
10 8 (22.22%) API Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (22.22%) Defect Management
10 8 (22.22%) SoapUI
10 8 (22.22%) BDD
10 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
10 8 (22.22%) Usability Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Performance Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Security Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
11 7 (19.44%) Atlassian
11 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (19.44%) Confluence
11 7 (19.44%) Web Services

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 7 (19.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) nginx
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.78%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
1 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.78%) Big Data
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.78%) HBase
1 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.78%) OLAP
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Selenium
2 12 (33.33%) JIRA
3 8 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (11.11%) Protractor
5 4 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.78%) Ant
7 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.78%) Gatling
7 1 (2.78%) Grunt
7 1 (2.78%) gulp
7 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.78%) JUnit
7 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.78%) Sublime Text
7 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) Scala Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Tester
4 5 (13.89%) Designer
4 5 (13.89%) HTML CSS Designer
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) UX Designer
5 4 (11.11%) QA Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Development Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Engineering Manager
7 2 (5.56%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Software Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) Gherkin
2 8 (22.22%) RESTful
3 7 (19.44%) Play Framework
3 7 (19.44%) Web Services
4 6 (16.67%) .NET
4 6 (16.67%) Akka
4 6 (16.67%) CSS
4 6 (16.67%) HTML
4 6 (16.67%) spray
5 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.78%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (2.78%) Core Data
6 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.78%) Node.js
6 1 (2.78%) React
6 1 (2.78%) Redux
6 1 (2.78%) Servlets
6 1 (2.78%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.89%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Animation
4 1 (2.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Automated Testing
3 11 (30.56%) Exploratory Testing
4 10 (27.78%) Scrum
5 9 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (25.00%) Kanban
5 9 (25.00%) User Stories
6 8 (22.22%) API Testing
6 8 (22.22%) BDD
6 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (22.22%) Defect Management
6 8 (22.22%) DevOps
6 8 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Security Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Usability Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.89%) Front End Development
8 5 (13.89%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) Scala
3 9 (25.00%) Groovy
4 6 (16.67%) C#
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) C
6 2 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.78%) Haskell
7 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO13485
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Grafana
2 1 (2.78%) Kibana
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe
2 1 (2.78%) Apple
2 1 (2.78%) Freescale
2 1 (2.78%) Google
2 1 (2.78%) Informatica
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) webMethods