Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Engineering
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 45 56
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 17 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 4.89% 1.61% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 1.95% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 6
Brighton median daily rate £325 - £330
10th Percentile £263 - £270
90th Percentile £433 - £345
East Sussex median daily rate £353 £375 £365
% change year-on-year -6.00% +2.74% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Brighton median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% - -
East Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Brighton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 296 307 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 85.06% 82.53% 80.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 189 294
Brighton median daily rate £375 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £555 £538 £538
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £395 £370
% change year-on-year -5.06% +6.76% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 11
Brighton median hourly rate £13.50 £22.59 £21.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.24% +6.83% +34.42%
10th Percentile £10.20 £14.01 £16.00
90th Percentile £101.25 £42.23 £40.00
East Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -20.93% -6.52% +46.12%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Brighton

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Engineering in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Brighton

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Brighton over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Brighton

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Brighton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) PHP
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Web Development
4 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 5 (29.41%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 4 (23.53%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
5 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) React
7 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
7 2 (11.76%) SparkR
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source Development
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
7 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
7 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
7 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Text Mining
7 2 (11.76%) XML
7 2 (11.76%) OO

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Text Mining
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Scientist
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
1 5 (29.41%) Vue (Vue.js)
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 3 (17.65%) React
4 2 (11.76%) Ajax
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (11.76%) Node.js
4 2 (11.76%) SparkR
4 2 (11.76%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) Django
5 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Life Science
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Web Development
2 5 (29.41%) DevOps
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
4 2 (11.76%) Biostatistics
4 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Front End Development
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) OOD
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source Development
4 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
1 7 (41.18%) PHP
2 4 (23.53%) C++
3 3 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
4 2 (11.76%) R
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) MISRA
1 1 (5.88%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle