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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 22 34
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 16 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 5.84% 6.23% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% 7.47% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 12
Median daily rate £335 £255 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.37% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £388 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.91% +5.62%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 240 241 306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 87.59% 83.39% 85.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 147 208
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Median hourly rate £11.93 £21.36 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.13% +6.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
Brighton 0 8 £330 - 8
Hastings -3 4 £336 +31.86%
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (36.84%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) C
6 5 (26.32%) TDD
6 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 4 (21.05%) DO-178B
7 4 (21.05%) Embedded Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
7 4 (21.05%) Avionics
7 4 (21.05%) RESTful
7 4 (21.05%) Ada
7 4 (21.05%) UML
8 3 (15.79%) OOD
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) Games
8 3 (15.79%) OO
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) Angular 2
8 3 (15.79%) Tactical Data Link
8 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
8 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.79%) Rational Rhapsody

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Tactical Data Link
2 1 (5.26%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (15.79%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (21.05%) Avionics
2 3 (15.79%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Ada Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) CSS
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) RESTful
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) Angular 2
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (10.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (10.53%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (10.53%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (5.26%) GStreamer
5 1 (5.26%) Node.js
5 1 (5.26%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (26.32%) TDD
2 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
3 4 (21.05%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
3 4 (21.05%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
4 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) OOD
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Optimisation
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) SysML
5 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Kernel Development
6 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) C
5 4 (21.05%) Ada
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) TypeScript
7 2 (10.53%) PHP
7 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
8 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) DO-178B
2 2 (10.53%) MIL-STD-1553
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Intel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Freescale
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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