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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 82 82 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 36 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.71% 0.87% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.92% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 1
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£325 £299 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.78% +8.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
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
1915 1514 1824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.89% 93.86% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 900 963
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 123 167
Average hourly rate £15.77 £13.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.69% -34.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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 -2 9 £335 +91.42% 7
Portsmouth - 9 £338 - 5
Farnborough - 3 - - 2
Basingstoke 0 1 £300 -6.97% 1
Fareham - 1 - -
Havant - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 3
Ringwood - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
Waterlooville - - - - 1
Winchester - - - - 2
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 22 (36.67%) Software Engineering
1 22 (36.67%) Java
2 19 (31.67%) SQL
3 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (28.33%) C#
5 15 (25.00%) .NET
6 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 14 (23.33%) Web Services
6 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
7 13 (21.67%) HTML
7 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
8 12 (20.00%) C
8 12 (20.00%) CSS
8 12 (20.00%) UML
8 12 (20.00%) Scrum
9 11 (18.33%) Windows
9 11 (18.33%) XML
9 11 (18.33%) C++
9 11 (18.33%) Python
9 11 (18.33%) Linux
10 10 (16.67%) MySQL
10 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 8 (13.33%) SOAP
11 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
11 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
12 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
13 6 (10.00%) MVC

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 3 (5.00%) Apache
1 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.67%) Node.js
3 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (5.00%) Network Security
1 3 (5.00%) NGN
1 3 (5.00%) NAS
1 3 (5.00%) HTTP
1 3 (5.00%) SSL
1 3 (5.00%) SAN
1 3 (5.00%) DVB
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.33%) Modbus
2 2 (3.33%) MQTT
3 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.67%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) MySQL
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.00%) SQLite
5 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.33%) Ingres
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.67%) Big Data
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.67%) NUnit
3 4 (6.67%) Subversion
3 4 (6.67%) ClearCase
3 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.00%) CppUnit
4 3 (5.00%) GoogleTest
4 3 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.00%) Ant
5 2 (3.33%) CruiseControl
5 2 (3.33%) ClearQuest
5 2 (3.33%) JUnit
5 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.67%) Grunt
6 1 (1.67%) Mocha
6 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (6.67%) Turkish Language
2 3 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.67%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.00%) .NET
2 14 (23.33%) Web Services
3 13 (21.67%) HTML
4 12 (20.00%) CSS
5 11 (18.33%) XML
6 8 (13.33%) SOAP
7 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET
8 5 (8.33%) Yii
8 5 (8.33%) Laravel
8 5 (8.33%) Symfony
8 5 (8.33%) CakePHP
9 4 (6.67%) Spring
9 4 (6.67%) Drools
9 4 (6.67%) Silverlight
9 4 (6.67%) REST
10 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.00%) WCF
10 3 (5.00%) wxWidgets
10 3 (5.00%) Struts
10 3 (5.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Learning Management System
2 5 (8.33%) Open Source
2 5 (8.33%) E-Learning
2 5 (8.33%) SCORM
3 3 (5.00%) DTV
4 2 (3.33%) IPTV
4 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.67%) Kindle
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) STB
5 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) UNIX
3 5 (8.33%) Android
4 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
5 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) Software Engineering
2 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.00%) UML
3 12 (20.00%) Scrum
4 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.00%) MVC
7 5 (8.33%) OO
7 5 (8.33%) ERP
7 5 (8.33%) OOD
8 4 (6.67%) SOA
8 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.67%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.67%) Android Development
9 3 (5.00%) DevOps
9 3 (5.00%) OOP
9 3 (5.00%) ITIL
9 3 (5.00%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.00%) SysML
9 3 (5.00%) ICONIX
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) Java
2 19 (31.67%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) C#
4 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (20.00%) C
6 11 (18.33%) C++
6 11 (18.33%) Python
7 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 5 (8.33%) PHP
8 3 (5.00%) Golang
9 2 (3.33%) Perl
10 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.67%) VC++
10 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.67%) Ruby
10 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (3.33%) Software AG
4 2 (3.33%) IBM
Farnborough, Hampshire
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Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
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