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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 98 100 90
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 23 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.26% 1.20% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.26% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 11
Median daily rate £355 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £395 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
1682 2151 1949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.37% 95.56% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 1293 1112
Median daily rate £390 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 110
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.18 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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
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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 5 - - 3
Basingstoke +17 4 £438 +38.88% 2
Winchester +8 2 £373 +12.87% 3
Southampton +6 2 £473 +38.97% 7
Fareham -14 2 £335 -18.29% 5
Hook -3 1 £290 -4.91%
Eastleigh - 1 £330 - 1
Havant - 1 £450 - 2
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 23 (53.49%) Linux
2 18 (41.86%) Security Cleared
3 17 (39.53%) SC Cleared
4 16 (37.21%) Java
4 16 (37.21%) Unix
4 16 (37.21%) Python
4 16 (37.21%) Software Engineering
5 15 (34.88%) C++
6 14 (32.56%) C
6 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (30.23%) SQL
8 12 (27.91%) MySQL
8 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
8 12 (27.91%) Configuration Management
9 10 (23.26%) Ant
9 10 (23.26%) Subversion
10 9 (20.93%) UML
10 9 (20.93%) Windows
11 8 (18.60%) XML
11 8 (18.60%) MVC
12 7 (16.28%) OO
12 7 (16.28%) C#
12 7 (16.28%) HTML
12 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
13 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
13 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
13 6 (13.95%) CppUnit
13 6 (13.95%) Use Case
13 6 (13.95%) Memory Management
13 6 (13.95%) GoogleTest

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 4 (9.30%) Apache
2 3 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.98%) JBoss
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
3 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Bluemix
1 2 (4.65%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) DVB
1 2 (4.65%) LAN
1 2 (4.65%) LDAP
1 2 (4.65%) SNMP
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) MySQL
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Ant
1 10 (23.26%) Subversion
2 6 (13.95%) ClearCase
2 6 (13.95%) CppUnit
2 6 (13.95%) GoogleTest
2 6 (13.95%) NUnit
3 5 (11.63%) Eclipse
4 4 (9.30%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.65%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.65%) JIRA
6 2 (4.65%) Maven
6 2 (4.65%) NetBeans
6 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.33%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.33%) Gradle
7 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.33%) QUnit
General
1 4 (9.30%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.98%) Games
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Military
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) XML
2 7 (16.28%) HTML
3 6 (13.95%) Spring
4 5 (11.63%) .NET
4 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
4 5 (11.63%) CSS
5 4 (9.30%) jQuery
5 4 (9.30%) Web Services
6 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
6 3 (6.98%) MFC
6 3 (6.98%) Node.js
6 3 (6.98%) SOAP
6 3 (6.98%) Spring MVC
6 3 (6.98%) XML Messaging
7 2 (4.65%) Ajax
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.65%) JSF
7 2 (4.65%) JSP
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.65%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Derivative
2 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.98%) Replication
3 2 (4.65%) Device Driver
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (4.65%) STB
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Linux
2 16 (37.21%) Unix
3 9 (20.93%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.33%) Android
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Software Engineering
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) Configuration Management
4 9 (20.93%) UML
5 8 (18.60%) MVC
6 7 (16.28%) OO
6 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Integration Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Memory Management
7 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
7 6 (13.95%) OOD
7 6 (13.95%) Project Management
7 6 (13.95%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (13.95%) Scrum
7 6 (13.95%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Use Case
8 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.30%) SDLC
9 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (6.98%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
1 16 (37.21%) Python
2 15 (34.88%) C++
3 14 (32.56%) C
4 13 (30.23%) SQL
5 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
6 7 (16.28%) C#
7 4 (9.30%) Go
7 4 (9.30%) PHP
8 2 (4.65%) Assembly Language
8 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
8 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby
8 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.65%) Tcl
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) VB
9 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Security Cleared
2 17 (39.53%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) DO-178B
1 2 (4.65%) MISRA
1 2 (4.65%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) VMware
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Google
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Telerik
5 1 (2.33%) IBM