The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 102 95 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.70% 1.58% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.65% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 18
Median daily rate £475 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.12% +6.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Median hourly rate £43.75 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £39.51 £27.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
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
1708 2115 1910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.32% 95.53% 93.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 1277 1084
Median daily rate £388 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +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 131 129 108
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 £12.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Hampshire region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Hampshire region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 -12 7 £475 -
Southampton +9 3 £475 +27.60% 4
Fareham - 2 £450 - 1
Farnborough +2 1 £400 - 3
Eastleigh -2 1 - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (89.74%) Software Engineering
2 18 (46.15%) Linux
3 17 (43.59%) C++
4 15 (38.46%) C
5 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (33.33%) Java
6 13 (33.33%) Python
7 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
8 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
8 10 (25.64%) HTML
9 9 (23.08%) TDD
10 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
10 8 (20.51%) SQL
10 8 (20.51%) OO
11 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
11 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
11 7 (17.95%) Windows
11 7 (17.95%) Scrum
12 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
12 6 (15.38%) Unix
12 6 (15.38%) SOA
13 5 (12.82%) GoogleTest
13 5 (12.82%) Ant
13 5 (12.82%) C#
13 5 (12.82%) Subversion
14 4 (10.26%) Spring
14 4 (10.26%) NUnit
14 4 (10.26%) STB
14 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
14 4 (10.26%) Derivative

Software Engineer 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 2 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) DVB
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
1 2 (5.13%) SNMP
2 1 (2.56%) 3G
2 1 (2.56%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Ant
2 5 (12.82%) GoogleTest
2 5 (12.82%) Subversion
3 4 (10.26%) ClearCase
3 4 (10.26%) NUnit
4 3 (7.69%) CppUnit
4 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.13%) Maven
5 2 (5.13%) QUnit
5 2 (5.13%) Selenium
5 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.56%) JIRA
6 1 (2.56%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (7.69%) Aerospace
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Electronics
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Avionics
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) HTML
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) Dojo
2 4 (10.26%) Node.js
2 4 (10.26%) Spring
2 4 (10.26%) Spring MVC
2 4 (10.26%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 3 (7.69%) REST
3 3 (7.69%) RESTful
3 3 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.13%) HTML5
4 2 (5.13%) JSON
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (5.13%) WinForms
4 2 (5.13%) WPF
5 1 (2.56%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.56%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Derivative
1 4 (10.26%) Digital TV
1 4 (10.26%) STB
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Device Driver
2 2 (5.13%) Mechatronics
2 2 (5.13%) MPEG
2 2 (5.13%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.56%) HACMP
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 6 (15.38%) Unix
4 4 (10.26%) Ubuntu
5 3 (7.69%) Android
5 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
5 3 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (2.56%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.56%) HPUX
6 1 (2.56%) NetWare
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (2.56%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Software Engineering
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.08%) TDD
4 8 (20.51%) OO
5 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
5 7 (17.95%) Scrum
6 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 6 (15.38%) SOA
7 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
7 4 (10.26%) Memory Management
7 4 (10.26%) MVC
7 4 (10.26%) OOD
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (10.26%) UML
8 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Use Case
9 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) C++
2 15 (38.46%) C
3 13 (33.33%) Java
3 13 (33.33%) Python
4 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.51%) SQL
5 5 (12.82%) C#
6 4 (10.26%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.26%) Embedded C
6 4 (10.26%) Perl
7 2 (5.13%) Assembly Language
7 2 (5.13%) Groovy
7 2 (5.13%) Jython
7 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
7 2 (5.13%) Scala
7 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.13%) Tcl
8 1 (2.56%) Korn
8 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) DO-178B
1 2 (5.13%) MISRA
1 2 (5.13%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Firmware
3 1 (2.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) HP
1 2 (5.13%) SaltStack
2 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.56%) Veritas
2 1 (2.56%) VMware
2 1 (2.56%) Xamarin