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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 29 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.73% 6.17% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 7.41% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £338 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -14.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £51.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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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
148 189 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 67.27% 83.26% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 121 149
Average daily rate £338 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £290 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 15
Average hourly rate £34.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.34 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £29.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) OO
2 8 (40.00%) Apache
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 8 (40.00%) jQuery
2 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) C
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Ruby
4 5 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) MySQL
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) SOAP
5 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) UNIX
6 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) PHP
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) Device Driver
6 3 (15.00%) Debian

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) WordPress
2 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Drupal
2 2 (10.00%) ArcGIS
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) LTE
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) 3G
2 2 (10.00%) UTRAN
2 2 (10.00%) 2G
3 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.00%) GSM
3 1 (5.00%) UMTS
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Ruby Developer
4 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Android Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) jQuery
2 5 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (20.00%) SOAP
3 4 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) Ajax
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (10.00%) Symfony
5 2 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (10.00%) Middleware
5 2 (10.00%) Classic ASP
5 2 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (10.00%) VHDL
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Debian
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) SUSE
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Android Development
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) UML
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C
3 5 (25.00%) Ruby
4 4 (20.00%) C++
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 3 (15.00%) PHP5
6 2 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.00%) VBScript
7 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.00%) Zend
3 2 (10.00%) ESRI
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Intel