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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 88 89 90
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 33 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.50% 0.83% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.89% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £377 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
1976 1569 1465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.94% 92.73% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 863 730
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 101 179
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.38 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.69% -20.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -1 8 £338 +12.50% 6
Farnborough - 4 - - 1
Portsmouth -4 3 £325 - 5
Basingstoke +2 1 £300 - 1
Fareham - - - - 2
Fordingbridge - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 1
Ringwood - - - -
Waterlooville - - - -
Winchester - - - - 2
Aldershot - - - -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 25 (37.88%) SQL
3 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 21 (31.82%) UML
5 20 (30.30%) C#
5 20 (30.30%) Java
5 20 (30.30%) Python
6 18 (27.27%) C++
7 16 (24.24%) .NET
7 16 (24.24%) C
7 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
8 15 (22.73%) Linux
8 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (21.21%) XML
10 13 (19.70%) UNIX
10 13 (19.70%) Configuration Management
10 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (18.18%) OOD
12 11 (16.67%) ClearCase
12 11 (16.67%) Windows
12 11 (16.67%) Web Services
12 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 11 (16.67%) NUnit
12 11 (16.67%) Subversion
12 11 (16.67%) Scrum
13 10 (15.15%) Ant
13 10 (15.15%) Motif
13 10 (15.15%) wxWidgets

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (3.03%) Documentum
1 2 (3.03%) WebSphere Process Server
1 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Network Security
2 5 (7.58%) DVB
3 4 (6.06%) Modbus
3 4 (6.06%) MQTT
3 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 4 (6.06%) NGN
4 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.03%) HTTP
5 2 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) Ingres
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 9 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.61%) MySQL
3 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.55%) SQLite
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 11 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 11 (16.67%) NUnit
1 11 (16.67%) Subversion
2 10 (15.15%) Ant
2 10 (15.15%) CppUnit
2 10 (15.15%) GoogleTest
3 9 (13.64%) ClearQuest
3 9 (13.64%) CruiseControl
4 5 (7.58%) JUnit
5 4 (6.06%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (9.09%) Turkish Language
2 4 (6.06%) Aerospace
3 3 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) .NET
2 14 (21.21%) XML
3 11 (16.67%) Web Services
4 10 (15.15%) Motif
4 10 (15.15%) wxWidgets
5 9 (13.64%) HTML
6 8 (12.12%) CSS
7 7 (10.61%) ASP.NET
8 6 (9.09%) Drools
9 5 (7.58%) Symfony
9 5 (7.58%) CakePHP
9 5 (7.58%) Laravel
9 5 (7.58%) Yii
10 4 (6.06%) WebSockets
10 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.06%) OpenGL
10 4 (6.06%) Silverlight
11 3 (4.55%) JSON
11 3 (4.55%) WCF
11 3 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) E-Learning
2 5 (7.58%) SCORM
2 5 (7.58%) DTV
2 5 (7.58%) Learning Management System
2 5 (7.58%) Open Source
3 4 (6.06%) IPTV
4 3 (4.55%) STB
5 2 (3.03%) MPEG
5 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Linux
2 13 (19.70%) UNIX
3 11 (16.67%) Windows
4 5 (7.58%) Android
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 21 (31.82%) UML
3 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) Configuration Management
4 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (18.18%) OOD
6 11 (16.67%) Scrum
7 7 (10.61%) ERP
8 6 (9.09%) MVC
8 6 (9.09%) ICONIX
9 5 (7.58%) Use Case
9 5 (7.58%) Project Management
9 5 (7.58%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.06%) Android Development
10 4 (6.06%) OO
10 4 (6.06%) SOA
10 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
11 3 (4.55%) Validation
11 3 (4.55%) TDD
11 3 (4.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) SQL
2 20 (30.30%) C#
2 20 (30.30%) Java
2 20 (30.30%) Python
3 18 (27.27%) C++
4 16 (24.24%) C
5 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.61%) T-SQL
7 5 (7.58%) PHP
8 3 (4.55%) Golang
9 2 (3.03%) VC++
9 2 (3.03%) IronPython
10 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 4 (6.06%) TickIT
3 3 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Google
3 2 (3.03%) Software AG
3 2 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle