The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 71 82 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 47 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.50% 2.04% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 2.23% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 17
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £319 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £397 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
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
1773 1841 1609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.41% 91.82% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1002 866
Average daily rate £385 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 120 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -16.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 7 £450 +23.28% 11
Portsmouth - 6 £325 - 1
Hook +13 4 £295 -2.39%
Farnborough - 3 £313 -
Winchester -13 2 £300 - 2
Romsey +1 1 £375 +7.14%
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 101 (99.02%) Software Engineering
2 61 (59.80%) C++
3 51 (50.00%) C
4 38 (37.25%) Linux
5 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (31.37%) Python
7 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 29 (28.43%) Subversion
9 26 (25.49%) Configuration Management
9 26 (25.49%) UML
10 25 (24.51%) Unix
10 25 (24.51%) C#
10 25 (24.51%) Multithreading
11 23 (22.55%) OO
12 21 (20.59%) SQL
13 20 (19.61%) ClearCase
13 20 (19.61%) SC Cleared
14 19 (18.63%) Integration Testing
14 19 (18.63%) OOD
14 19 (18.63%) Scrum
14 19 (18.63%) System Integration Testing
15 18 (17.65%) NUnit
15 18 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
16 17 (16.67%) Java
17 16 (15.69%) .NET
17 16 (15.69%) Project Management
17 16 (15.69%) Use Case
17 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (14.71%) Unit Testing
18 15 (14.71%) Derivative

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.94%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.96%) CMS
2 2 (1.96%) GlassFish
2 2 (1.96%) JBoss
2 2 (1.96%) Node.js
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.98%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) DVB
1 7 (6.86%) LTE
1 7 (6.86%) Wireless
2 6 (5.88%) ATM
3 4 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (2.94%) 3G
4 3 (2.94%) 3GPP
4 3 (2.94%) LDAP
4 3 (2.94%) PPP
4 3 (2.94%) UPnP
5 2 (1.96%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (1.96%) H.323
5 2 (1.96%) HTTP
5 2 (1.96%) SNMP
6 1 (0.98%) CTI
6 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.98%) SAN
6 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.98%) UMTS
6 1 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.96%) MySQL
2 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.96%) SAP BI
2 2 (1.96%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (28.43%) Subversion
2 20 (19.61%) ClearCase
3 18 (17.65%) NUnit
4 15 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 15 (14.71%) GoogleTest
5 14 (13.73%) Ant
5 14 (13.73%) CppUnit
6 11 (10.78%) Visual Studio
7 7 (6.86%) Jenkins
8 6 (5.88%) Cucumber
8 6 (5.88%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.90%) Eclipse
10 4 (3.92%) Jasmine
10 4 (3.92%) Moq
10 4 (3.92%) NetBeans
10 4 (3.92%) Rational Rose
11 3 (2.94%) Android Studio
12 2 (1.96%) JIRA
12 2 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (1.96%) RubyMine
General
1 14 (13.73%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.86%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 5 (4.90%) Military
5 4 (3.92%) Electronics
6 3 (2.94%) Retail
7 2 (1.96%) Legal
8 1 (0.98%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.69%) .NET
2 11 (10.78%) HTML
3 10 (9.80%) Motif
4 8 (7.84%) CSS
5 6 (5.88%) Middleware
5 6 (5.88%) Qt
5 6 (5.88%) WPF
6 5 (4.90%) HTML5
6 5 (4.90%) jQuery
6 5 (4.90%) XML
7 4 (3.92%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.92%) Web Services
8 3 (2.94%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.94%) Ajax
8 3 (2.94%) JavaFX
8 3 (2.94%) JSP
8 3 (2.94%) OpenCL
8 3 (2.94%) REST
8 3 (2.94%) XSL
8 3 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (14.71%) Derivative
3 7 (6.86%) VHDL
4 6 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.90%) STB
6 4 (3.92%) DTV
6 4 (3.92%) User Experience
7 3 (2.94%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.94%) Physics
8 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.96%) MPEG
8 2 (1.96%) Wiki
9 1 (0.98%) Clustering
9 1 (0.98%) HACMP
9 1 (0.98%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.98%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.98%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 38 (37.25%) Linux
2 25 (24.51%) Unix
3 12 (11.76%) Windows
4 6 (5.88%) Android
5 5 (4.90%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.98%) AIX
7 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.98%) HPUX
7 1 (0.98%) NetWare
7 1 (0.98%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (99.02%) Software Engineering
2 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (25.49%) Configuration Management
3 26 (25.49%) UML
4 25 (24.51%) Multithreading
5 23 (22.55%) OO
6 19 (18.63%) Integration Testing
6 19 (18.63%) OOD
6 19 (18.63%) Scrum
6 19 (18.63%) System Integration Testing
7 18 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
8 16 (15.69%) Project Management
8 16 (15.69%) Use Case
9 15 (14.71%) Memory Management
9 15 (14.71%) Unit Testing
10 11 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (9.80%) SDLC
11 10 (9.80%) Software Architecture
11 10 (9.80%) TDD
12 7 (6.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (59.80%) C++
2 51 (50.00%) C
3 32 (31.37%) Python
4 25 (24.51%) C#
5 21 (20.59%) SQL
6 17 (16.67%) Java
7 13 (12.75%) Embedded C
7 13 (12.75%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.88%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.90%) Ruby
10 4 (3.92%) Ada
10 4 (3.92%) Ada 83
10 4 (3.92%) Ada 95
10 4 (3.92%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.94%) Perl
11 3 (2.94%) Tcl
12 2 (1.96%) ABAP
12 2 (1.96%) Erlang
12 2 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.78%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.98%) Firmware
2 1 (0.98%) GPFS
2 1 (0.98%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.86%) Cisco
3 5 (4.90%) Oracle
3 5 (4.90%) VMware
4 2 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.98%) Compaq
5 1 (0.98%) EMC
5 1 (0.98%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.98%) HP
5 1 (0.98%) IBM
5 1 (0.98%) Serena
5 1 (0.98%) Veritas
5 1 (0.98%) Wind River
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