The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 25 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 62 35
Rank change year-on-year +19 -27  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 16 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.32% 2.32% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 2.61% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 16
Median daily rate £442 £370 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.35% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £340 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.32% +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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 419 651 465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.93% 88.93% 85.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 403 301
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +3.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Sussex

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in West Sussex

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in West Sussex over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in West Sussex

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in West Sussex

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in West Sussex over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Software Engineering 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 25 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
Worthing +23 7 £488 +2.78% 1
Crawley -1 3 £325 -4.41% 5
Gatwick -2 3 £395 +8.21%
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 12 (48.00%) Linux
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (40.00%) C++
2 10 (40.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (40.00%) DevOps
3 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (32.00%) Selenium
4 8 (32.00%) C
4 8 (32.00%) C#
4 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Unix
5 7 (28.00%) Test Management
6 6 (24.00%) JIRA
6 6 (24.00%) Scala
6 6 (24.00%) BDD
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 6 (24.00%) CSS
6 6 (24.00%) Play Framework
6 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (20.00%) Docker
7 5 (20.00%) Python
7 5 (20.00%) Puppet
8 4 (16.00%) MongoDB

Software Engineering
Co-occurring 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 4 (16.00%) Apache
1 4 (16.00%) JBoss
1 4 (16.00%) nginx
1 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) GitHub
1 4 (16.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 4 (16.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (32.00%) Selenium
3 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (24.00%) JIRA
4 4 (16.00%) Ant
4 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (16.00%) Gatling
4 4 (16.00%) Grunt
4 4 (16.00%) gulp
4 4 (16.00%) IntelliJ
4 4 (16.00%) JUnit
4 4 (16.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (16.00%) Protractor
4 4 (16.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (16.00%) Sublime Text
4 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.00%) Automotive
2 1 (4.00%) Avionics
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Scala Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Digital Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Programmer
4 4 (16.00%) Scala Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Scala Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Developer in Test
5 3 (12.00%) Environment And Release Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Java Programmer
5 3 (12.00%) Release Manager
6 2 (8.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) CSS
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
1 6 (24.00%) Play Framework
2 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (16.00%) EJB
2 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (16.00%) HTML5
2 4 (16.00%) J2EE
2 4 (16.00%) J2SE
2 4 (16.00%) jQuery
2 4 (16.00%) JSON
2 4 (16.00%) Node.js
2 4 (16.00%) REST
2 4 (16.00%) Servlets
2 4 (16.00%) SOAP
2 4 (16.00%) Spring
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) Akka
3 2 (8.00%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) CMDB
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Unix
3 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (40.00%) DevOps
2 10 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Test Management
5 6 (24.00%) BDD
6 4 (16.00%) Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (16.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Microservices
6 4 (16.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (16.00%) Open Source
6 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
7 3 (12.00%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C++
1 10 (40.00%) Java
1 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) C
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Scala
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 5 (20.00%) Python
5 4 (16.00%) Groovy
5 4 (16.00%) Haskell
5 4 (16.00%) Perl
5 4 (16.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) Assembly Language
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PMO
1 3 (12.00%) QA
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) Grafana
2 4 (16.00%) Kibana
3 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe
1 4 (16.00%) Google
1 4 (16.00%) webMethods
2 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Freescale
3 1 (4.00%) VMware