Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was £328 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hastings during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
East Sussex > Hastings
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 - 6
Rank change year-on-year - +6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hastings 17.14% - 21.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.14% - 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Hastings median daily rate £328 - £370
10th Percentile £299 - £328
90th Percentile £355 - £380
East Sussex median daily rate £353 £388 £370
% change year-on-year -9.03% +4.73% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hastings median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hastings. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hastings
Contract vacancies in Hastings with a recognized job title 35 12 14
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 12
Hastings median daily rate £340 £520 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.62% +41.50% +83.75%
10th Percentile £128 £344 £321
90th Percentile £355 £643 £434
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £375 £356
% change year-on-year - +5.34% +9.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hastings median hourly rate - - -
East Sussex median hourly rate £23.00 £21.43 £18.59
% change year-on-year +7.34% +15.26% +17.10%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hastings

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hastings.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Hastings

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hastings

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineer in Hastings

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hastings

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hastings region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) C
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) Ada
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) Avionics
3 3 (50.00%) Tactical Data Link
3 3 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) DO-178B

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hastings 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Tactical Data Link
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (50.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Ada
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) DO-178B