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 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 Developer
Rank 102 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 24 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.18% 1.17% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.27% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 6
Average daily rate
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£315 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £379 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -2.00%
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
1830 1576 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.88% 92.00% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 834 595
Average daily rate £361 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 98 173
Average hourly rate £12.75 £19.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.76% -1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £44.25 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Southampton -15 4 £350 +16.66% 7
Basingstoke - 1 £300 -
Gosport - 1 - -
Havant - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Ringwood - - - -
Fareham - - - - 5
Fordingbridge - - - -
Winchester - - - - 3
Farnborough - - - - 2
Aldershot - - - -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 24 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (40.00%) SQL
3 23 (38.33%) UML
4 22 (36.67%) Python
5 21 (35.00%) C++
6 20 (33.33%) C
6 20 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
7 19 (31.67%) Java
8 18 (30.00%) C#
9 16 (26.67%) XML
9 16 (26.67%) OOD
9 16 (26.67%) Linux
9 16 (26.67%) Configuration Management
10 15 (25.00%) UNIX
11 14 (23.33%) .NET
11 14 (23.33%) Motif
11 14 (23.33%) ClearCase
11 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (21.67%) CppUnit
12 13 (21.67%) GoogleTest
12 13 (21.67%) Ant
12 13 (21.67%) NUnit
12 13 (21.67%) Subversion
13 12 (20.00%) CruiseControl
13 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (20.00%) Ingres
13 12 (20.00%) ClearQuest

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.33%) Documentum
1 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
1 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) Network Security
1 5 (8.33%) DVB
2 4 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.00%) MQTT
3 3 (5.00%) Modbus
3 3 (5.00%) NGN
3 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.33%) HTTP
4 2 (3.33%) SSL
5 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (20.00%) Ingres
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.33%) MySQL
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) SQLite
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) ClearCase
2 13 (21.67%) CppUnit
2 13 (21.67%) GoogleTest
2 13 (21.67%) Ant
2 13 (21.67%) NUnit
2 13 (21.67%) Subversion
3 12 (20.00%) CruiseControl
3 12 (20.00%) ClearQuest
4 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (8.33%) JUnit
6 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.00%) Turkish Language
2 4 (6.67%) Aerospace
3 3 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) XML
2 14 (23.33%) .NET
2 14 (23.33%) Motif
3 12 (20.00%) wxWidgets
4 10 (16.67%) HTML
5 9 (15.00%) CSS
5 9 (15.00%) Web Services
6 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
7 5 (8.33%) Drools
7 5 (8.33%) Symfony
7 5 (8.33%) CakePHP
7 5 (8.33%) Yii
7 5 (8.33%) Laravel
8 4 (6.67%) OpenGL
8 4 (6.67%) Silverlight
9 3 (5.00%) WebSockets
9 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.33%) WSDL
10 2 (3.33%) JMS
10 2 (3.33%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Learning Management System
2 5 (8.33%) E-Learning
2 5 (8.33%) SCORM
2 5 (8.33%) DTV
3 4 (6.67%) IPTV
3 4 (6.67%) Open Source
4 3 (5.00%) STB
5 2 (3.33%) MPEG
5 2 (3.33%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Linux
2 15 (25.00%) UNIX
3 5 (8.33%) Windows
4 4 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (38.33%) UML
3 16 (26.67%) OOD
3 16 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.67%) Scrum
7 6 (10.00%) ERP
7 6 (10.00%) MVC
8 5 (8.33%) ICONIX
8 5 (8.33%) Use Case
8 5 (8.33%) Project Management
9 4 (6.67%) OO
9 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
9 4 (6.67%) Multithreading
10 3 (5.00%) Validation
11 2 (3.33%) SOA
11 2 (3.33%) CAD
11 2 (3.33%) OOP
11 2 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.00%) SQL
2 22 (36.67%) Python
3 21 (35.00%) C++
4 20 (33.33%) C
5 19 (31.67%) Java
6 18 (30.00%) C#
7 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
9 5 (8.33%) PHP
10 3 (5.00%) IronPython
11 2 (3.33%) VC++
11 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.33%) Golang
12 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.67%) VB
12 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.67%) Delphi
12 1 (1.67%) Pascal
12 1 (1.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 25 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (31.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (6.67%) TickIT
3 2 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) IBM
2 2 (3.33%) Software AG
2 2 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (1.67%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.67%) Perforce
3 1 (1.67%) Serena
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle