The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
South East / Hampshire
Rank 89 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 17 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.01% 1.77% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.86% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 18
Median daily rate £475 £320 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% +4.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
- +13.71%

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
1552 1772 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.11% 94.96% 91.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 1122 1001
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £511 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 97 121
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hampshire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth +1 3 - - 7
Southampton +4 2 £450 +51.77% 7
Fareham - 1 - - 1
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 22 (47.83%) .NET
2 18 (39.13%) C#
2 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
2 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
3 17 (36.96%) Linux
4 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (32.61%) SQL
6 14 (30.43%) Windows
7 13 (28.26%) C
8 12 (26.09%) Unix
8 12 (26.09%) C++
8 12 (26.09%) MVC
9 11 (23.91%) SDLC
10 9 (19.57%) Scrum
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
10 9 (19.57%) XML
10 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
11 8 (17.39%) WCF
11 8 (17.39%) HTML
11 8 (17.39%) Java
11 8 (17.39%) MySQL
11 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
12 7 (15.22%) Oracle
12 7 (15.22%) Python
13 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (13.04%) Validation
13 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
13 6 (13.04%) Client/Server

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) JBoss
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Bluemix
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MySQL
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
1 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.87%) JIRA
3 3 (6.52%) Grunt
3 3 (6.52%) gulp
3 3 (6.52%) webpack
4 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.35%) JUnit
5 1 (2.17%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.17%) GoogleTest
5 1 (2.17%) Gradle
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.17%) JBehave
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) JMeter
5 1 (2.17%) jMock
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 4 (8.70%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.35%) Electronics
2 2 (4.35%) Games
2 2 (4.35%) Military
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Avionics
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) .NET
2 9 (19.57%) XML
3 8 (17.39%) HTML
3 8 (17.39%) WCF
4 6 (13.04%) MFC
4 6 (13.04%) XML Messaging
5 5 (10.87%) React
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (8.70%) CSS
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.52%) Redux
7 3 (6.52%) RESTful
7 3 (6.52%) Web Services
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.35%) Aurelia
8 2 (4.35%) HTML5
8 2 (4.35%) SOAP
8 2 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Client/Server
1 6 (13.04%) Replication
2 2 (4.35%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.17%) Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 14 (30.43%) Windows
3 12 (26.09%) Unix
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.17%) Android
5 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) MVC
3 11 (23.91%) SDLC
4 9 (19.57%) Scrum
4 9 (19.57%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.04%) Code Coverage
5 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (13.04%) Validation
6 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
6 5 (10.87%) Data Transformation
7 4 (8.70%) UML
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.52%) TDD
8 3 (6.52%) Web Development
9 2 (4.35%) BDD
9 2 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.17%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (2.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) C#
2 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 15 (32.61%) SQL
4 13 (28.26%) C
5 12 (26.09%) C++
6 8 (17.39%) Java
7 7 (15.22%) Python
8 6 (13.04%) VB
9 3 (6.52%) F#
10 2 (4.35%) Assembly Language
10 2 (4.35%) Embedded C
10 2 (4.35%) Go
10 2 (4.35%) PHP
11 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
1 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) DO-178B
1 2 (4.35%) MISRA
1 2 (4.35%) MISRA C
2 1 (2.17%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Marathon
1 1 (2.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) Telerik
4 2 (4.35%) Google
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
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Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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