The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 28 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.49% 0.37% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 0.38% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
190 261 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 94.53% 96.31% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 155 141
Average daily rate £338 £388 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £245 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £13.50 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Basingstoke region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) C
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SOAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
4 2 (28.57%) Android
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) LTE
4 2 (28.57%) Android Development
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) SUSE
5 1 (14.29%) Debian
5 1 (14.29%) VHDL
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Derivative

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 2 (28.57%) LTE
2 1 (14.29%) GSM
2 1 (14.29%) UMTS
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) UTRAN
2 1 (14.29%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 2 (28.57%) Device Driver
2 1 (14.29%) VHDL
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) SUSE
3 1 (14.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Intel
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat