The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 93 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 26 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.26% 1.15% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.24% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 8
Average daily rate
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£333 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.65% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £279 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £338 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1934 1614 1593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.43% 92.71% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1109 887 786
Average daily rate £353 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 158 197
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £39.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Developer
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 10 £355 - 4
Basingstoke +13 4 £356 +22.84%
Winchester - 4 £280 - 1
Farnborough - 1 - -
Aldershot - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Gosport - - - -
Havant - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 3
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (34.88%) Java
1 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
3 13 (30.23%) SQL
4 12 (27.91%) C
5 11 (25.58%) C#
5 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
5 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
6 10 (23.26%) Python
7 9 (20.93%) .NET
7 9 (20.93%) C++
7 9 (20.93%) HTML
7 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (18.60%) XML
8 8 (18.60%) Windows
9 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
9 7 (16.28%) CSS
9 7 (16.28%) Web Services
9 7 (16.28%) MySQL
9 7 (16.28%) Degree
10 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
10 6 (13.95%) Perl
10 6 (13.95%) SOAP
10 6 (13.95%) SAN
11 5 (11.63%) Scrum
11 5 (11.63%) NAS
12 4 (9.30%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
12 4 (9.30%) Spring

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (6.98%) Apache
1 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Node.js
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) SAN
2 5 (11.63%) NAS
3 4 (9.30%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (6.98%) SSL
5 1 (2.33%) Modbus
5 1 (2.33%) DVB
5 1 (2.33%) NGN
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security
5 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.33%) HTTP
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) MySQL
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.98%) Subversion
4 2 (4.65%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.65%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.33%) GoogleTest
5 1 (2.33%) Mocha
5 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.33%) Grunt
5 1 (2.33%) Ant
5 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.33%) Maven
5 1 (2.33%) StarTeam
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.33%) CppUnit
General
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) HTML
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) XML
3 7 (16.28%) CSS
3 7 (16.28%) Web Services
4 6 (13.95%) SOAP
5 4 (9.30%) WCF
5 4 (9.30%) Spring
5 4 (9.30%) Ajax
5 4 (9.30%) jQuery
6 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.98%) JSP
6 3 (6.98%) Servlets
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.98%) Flash
6 3 (6.98%) Struts
7 2 (4.65%) Drools
7 2 (4.65%) Qt
7 2 (4.65%) Backbone.js
7 2 (4.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
1 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.65%) Open Source
2 1 (2.33%) Kindle
2 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (2.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Android
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
4 2 (4.65%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.33%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Software Engineering
2 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Scrum
4 4 (9.30%) UML
4 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
4 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (9.30%) Multithreading
5 3 (6.98%) OO
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Android Development
6 2 (4.65%) OOD
6 2 (4.65%) SOA
6 2 (4.65%) Web Development
6 2 (4.65%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.33%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Memory Management
7 1 (2.33%) BDD
7 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.33%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 12 (27.91%) C
4 11 (25.58%) C#
4 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
5 10 (23.26%) Python
6 9 (20.93%) C++
7 6 (13.95%) Perl
8 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
10 1 (2.33%) Ruby
10 1 (2.33%) Golang
10 1 (2.33%) VC++
10 1 (2.33%) PHP
10 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Borland
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.33%) Ektron
3 1 (2.33%) Twitter