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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 25 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 3.50% 5.39% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 7.64% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 13
Average daily rate
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£250 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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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
158 144 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 79.00% 70.59% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 91 91
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% -20.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 16 (80.00%) UNIX
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) C
2 13 (65.00%) C++
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (60.00%) Node.js
4 11 (55.00%) HTML5
4 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (55.00%) TDD
4 11 (55.00%) Scrum
4 11 (55.00%) Objective-C
4 11 (55.00%) Apple iOS
5 8 (40.00%) .NET
5 8 (40.00%) C#
5 8 (40.00%) OO
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 7 (35.00%) UML
6 7 (35.00%) OOD
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (35.00%) RESTful
6 7 (35.00%) iPhone
6 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
6 7 (35.00%) iOS SDK
6 7 (35.00%) GoogleTest
6 7 (35.00%) iOS Development
6 7 (35.00%) User Experience
7 6 (30.00%) Mobile App

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (60.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (35.00%) GoogleTest
3 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (20.00%) Gerrit
4 3 (15.00%) NUnit
4 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 3 (15.00%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) iOS Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C Developer
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 11 (55.00%) HTML5
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) RESTful
4 7 (35.00%) iOS SDK
5 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (25.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 1 (5.00%) CSS3
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) XSLT
7 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
7 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) iPhone
1 7 (35.00%) User Experience
2 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) UNIX
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) TDD
2 11 (55.00%) Scrum
3 8 (40.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) UML
4 7 (35.00%) OOD
4 7 (35.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (35.00%) iOS Development
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C
1 13 (65.00%) C++
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (55.00%) Objective-C
4 8 (40.00%) C#
5 5 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) Apple Swift
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft