The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 36 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.84% 2.20% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 2.92% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
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£300 £403 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
Software Engineering
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
154 171 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 64.71% 75.33% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 94 44
Average daily rate £340 £403 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.52% +19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 20
Average hourly rate £11.35 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.57% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Drupal
3 2 (33.33%) PHP5
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) WordPress
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Drupal
1 2 (33.33%) WordPress
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) 2G
2 1 (16.67%) 3G
2 1 (16.67%) UTRAN
2 1 (16.67%) LTE
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) Ingres
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
2 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) CppUnit
2 1 (16.67%) GoogleTest
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Ajax
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Symfony
2 2 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Motif
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) VHDL
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OO PHP
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) PHP5
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Zend
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Hitachi