The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 95 95 100
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 24 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.06% 0.80% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.88% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 15
Average daily rate
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£330 £320 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £405 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Software Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2065 1808 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.37% 90.31% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1255 1052 991
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 114 169
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +45.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester -3 12 £330 +3.12% 4
Southampton -14 2 £350 -8.19% 2
Hook -8 1 - -
Petersfield - 1 £450 -
Portsmouth - 1 - - 4
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Software Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 26 (54.17%) Linux
2 24 (50.00%) Python
3 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
5 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 16 (33.33%) C
5 16 (33.33%) C++
6 15 (31.25%) SQL
7 14 (29.17%) UML
8 12 (25.00%) XML
8 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (22.92%) Java
9 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (20.83%) C#
10 10 (20.83%) UNIX
10 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
10 10 (20.83%) OOD
11 9 (18.75%) Motif
11 9 (18.75%) Subversion
12 8 (16.67%) NUnit
12 8 (16.67%) CruiseControl
12 8 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (16.67%) wxWidgets
12 8 (16.67%) CppUnit
12 8 (16.67%) Ingres
12 8 (16.67%) ClearCase
12 8 (16.67%) ClearQuest
12 8 (16.67%) Ant
12 8 (16.67%) GoogleTest
13 7 (14.58%) JavaScript

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Software Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.17%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) SAN
2 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) NAS
2 4 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.25%) Network Security
3 3 (6.25%) Modbus
3 3 (6.25%) MQTT
4 2 (4.17%) DVB
5 1 (2.08%) NGN
5 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Ingres
1 8 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Subversion
2 8 (16.67%) NUnit
2 8 (16.67%) CruiseControl
2 8 (16.67%) Ant
2 8 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 8 (16.67%) ClearQuest
2 8 (16.67%) CppUnit
2 8 (16.67%) GoogleTest
3 5 (10.42%) JUnit
4 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.08%) NetAdvantage
5 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Military
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Turkish Language
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) XML
2 9 (18.75%) Motif
3 8 (16.67%) wxWidgets
4 5 (10.42%) Middleware
5 4 (8.33%) .NET
6 3 (6.25%) CSS
6 3 (6.25%) Drools
6 3 (6.25%) HTML
6 3 (6.25%) WebSockets
6 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.17%) WDK
7 2 (4.17%) JSP
7 2 (4.17%) Web Services
7 2 (4.17%) XSL
7 2 (4.17%) XSLT
8 1 (2.08%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.08%) HTML5
8 1 (2.08%) WCF
8 1 (2.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Open Source
3 2 (4.17%) IPTV
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) MPEG
3 2 (4.17%) DTV
3 2 (4.17%) Streaming Video
3 2 (4.17%) STB
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) CentOS
4 3 (6.25%) Windows
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.08%) Android
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
2 14 (29.17%) UML
3 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.83%) OOD
4 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 7 (14.58%) Multithreading
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Validation
7 3 (6.25%) Scrum
7 3 (6.25%) Web Development
7 3 (6.25%) ICONIX
7 3 (6.25%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (4.17%) Use Case
8 2 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (4.17%) Information Management
8 2 (4.17%) Project Management
8 2 (4.17%) ETL
8 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.17%) OO
8 2 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) Python
2 16 (33.33%) C
2 16 (33.33%) C++
3 15 (31.25%) SQL
4 11 (22.92%) Java
5 10 (20.83%) C#
6 7 (14.58%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.50%) Perl
8 3 (6.25%) IronPython
9 2 (4.17%) VC++
10 1 (2.08%) PHP
10 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.08%) Delphi
10 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.08%) VB
10 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.08%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (2.08%) Pascal
10 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.17%) Serena
2 1 (2.08%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.08%) Infragistics
2 1 (2.08%) Perforce
2 1 (2.08%) VMware
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