Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 18 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
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 50 40
Rank change year-on-year +22 -10 +17
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 29 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 5.33% 1.51% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.20% 1.79% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 23
East Sussex median daily rate £353 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% +4.17% +10.77%
10th Percentile £284 £211 £301
90th Percentile £407 £395 £380
South East median daily rate £444 £425 £370
% change year-on-year +4.41% +14.86% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
East Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
South East median hourly rate £45.20 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.34% - +6.25%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 468 447 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 86.03% 84.50% 80.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 282 399
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +9.23%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £549 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 17
East Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £19.43 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -15.53% +46.22%
10th Percentile £10.69 £13.11 £11.29
90th Percentile £72.50 £41.55 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in East Sussex

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in East Sussex

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in East Sussex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in East Sussex

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in East Sussex

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in East 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 East Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +15 17 £325 - 5
Hastings - 6 £328 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 18 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) C
3 11 (37.93%) C++
3 11 (37.93%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
4 10 (34.48%) CSS
5 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 8 (27.59%) C#
6 7 (24.14%) PHP
6 7 (24.14%) Subversion
6 7 (24.14%) Rational Rhapsody
7 6 (20.69%) Tactical Data Link
7 6 (20.69%) Web Development
7 6 (20.69%) UML
8 5 (17.24%) Ada
8 5 (17.24%) Migration
8 5 (17.24%) Avionics
8 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (17.24%) DO-178B
8 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
8 5 (17.24%) DevOps
8 5 (17.24%) SDLC
8 5 (17.24%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
9 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.34%) OO
10 3 (10.34%) Python
10 3 (10.34%) OOD

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in East 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 2 (6.90%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.90%) Text Mining
3 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (24.14%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (24.14%) Subversion
3 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Avionics
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Software Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Ada Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Ada Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Data Scientist
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead PHP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) CSS
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
2 5 (17.24%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 3 (10.34%) React
4 2 (6.90%) Ajax
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (6.90%) Node.js
4 2 (6.90%) SparkR
4 2 (6.90%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) Django
5 1 (3.45%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Life Science
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) UML
2 6 (20.69%) Web Development
3 5 (17.24%) DevOps
3 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Migration
3 5 (17.24%) SDLC
4 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
5 3 (10.34%) OO
5 3 (10.34%) OOD
6 2 (6.90%) Biostatistics
6 2 (6.90%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (6.90%) MVC
6 2 (6.90%) Open Source
6 2 (6.90%) Open Source Development
6 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 11 (37.93%) C
2 11 (37.93%) C++
3 8 (27.59%) C#
4 7 (24.14%) PHP
5 5 (17.24%) Ada
6 3 (10.34%) Python
7 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
7 2 (6.90%) R
7 2 (6.90%) Scala
7 2 (6.90%) SQL
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) DO-178B
2 2 (6.90%) MISRA
2 2 (6.90%) MISRA C
3 1 (3.45%) Def Stans
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Green Hills