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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 110 88 88
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.56% 1.32% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.41% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 14
Average daily rate
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£330 £335 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
1973 1911 1632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.72% 93.49% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1114 904
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 108 158
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -13 3 £330 +17.85%
Southampton -13 2 £245 -34.66% 6
Fareham - 1 £410 - 2
Portsmouth - 1 £375 - 3
Hook - 1 £310 -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (28.57%) Python
5 9 (25.71%) HTML
5 9 (25.71%) CSS
6 8 (22.86%) XML
6 8 (22.86%) C++
7 7 (20.00%) C
7 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 6 (17.14%) Web Development
8 6 (17.14%) JSON
8 6 (17.14%) Perl
9 5 (14.29%) C#
9 5 (14.29%) Java
9 5 (14.29%) SAN
9 5 (14.29%) Middleware
9 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (14.29%) Open Source
10 4 (11.43%) NAS
10 4 (11.43%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
10 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
10 4 (11.43%) CentOS
10 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
10 4 (11.43%) Internet

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.71%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) SAN
2 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 4 (11.43%) NAS
2 4 (11.43%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (5.71%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) Ingres
1 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) CppUnit
3 1 (2.86%) GoogleTest
3 1 (2.86%) Ant
3 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.86%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.86%) NetAdvantage
3 1 (2.86%) NUnit
3 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (8.57%) Military
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) HTML
1 9 (25.71%) CSS
2 8 (22.86%) XML
3 6 (17.14%) JSON
4 5 (14.29%) Middleware
5 4 (11.43%) .NET
6 3 (8.57%) XHTML
6 3 (8.57%) Ajax
7 2 (5.71%) XSL
7 2 (5.71%) XSLT
7 2 (5.71%) jQuery
8 1 (2.86%) CSLA.NET
8 1 (2.86%) wxWidgets
8 1 (2.86%) HTML5
8 1 (2.86%) CSS3
8 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.86%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.86%) Web Services
8 1 (2.86%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) CentOS
3 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (17.14%) Web Development
3 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 5 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
3 5 (14.29%) Open Source
4 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.57%) UML
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) CRM
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) SysML
7 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.86%) OOD
7 1 (2.86%) ETL
7 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) MVC
7 1 (2.86%) OO
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (28.57%) Python
3 8 (22.86%) C++
4 7 (20.00%) C
5 6 (17.14%) Perl
6 5 (14.29%) C#
6 5 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (11.43%) SQL
8 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Infragistics
2 1 (2.86%) VMware
2 1 (2.86%) Serena
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