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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 88 65 84
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 35 64 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.58% 3.03% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 3.28% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 13
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£349 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.44 £35.00 £22.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
2071 1951 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.37% 92.25% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1256 1152 1001
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 116 149
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -7.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 September 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
Portsmouth +2 8 £327 - 3
Southampton -12 7 £370 +5.71% 4
Farnborough - 2 - -
Eastleigh -2 1 - - 1
Basingstoke -5 1 £250 +25.00% 2
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 85 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (46.00%) C++
3 41 (41.00%) C
4 40 (40.00%) Linux
5 37 (37.00%) Security Cleared
6 27 (27.00%) SC Cleared
6 27 (27.00%) Java
7 20 (20.00%) UML
8 17 (17.00%) Python
8 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (17.00%) SDLC
9 16 (16.00%) Configuration Management
10 15 (15.00%) Scrum
10 15 (15.00%) C#
11 14 (14.00%) OO
11 14 (14.00%) Subversion
12 13 (13.00%) UNIX
13 12 (12.00%) JavaScript
13 12 (12.00%) ClearCase
13 12 (12.00%) Migration
14 11 (11.00%) Validation
14 11 (11.00%) Windows
15 10 (10.00%) OOD
15 10 (10.00%) Unit Testing
15 10 (10.00%) Integration Testing
16 9 (9.00%) Multithreading
16 9 (9.00%) Android
16 9 (9.00%) Degree
16 9 (9.00%) VMware
16 9 (9.00%) HTML

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (3.00%) JBoss
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.00%) MS Project
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (5.00%) DVB
2 4 (4.00%) ATM
3 3 (3.00%) VLAN
3 3 (3.00%) LTE
4 2 (2.00%) UPnP
4 2 (2.00%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.00%) SAN
5 1 (1.00%) Internet
5 1 (1.00%) 802.11
5 1 (1.00%) Firewall
5 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.00%) Wireless
5 1 (1.00%) LAN
5 1 (1.00%) UMTS
5 1 (1.00%) VoIP
5 1 (1.00%) WAN
5 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.00%) HTTP
5 1 (1.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.00%) MySQL
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (14.00%) Subversion
2 12 (12.00%) ClearCase
3 9 (9.00%) Ant
4 7 (7.00%) CppUnit
4 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.00%) NUnit
4 7 (7.00%) GoogleTest
4 7 (7.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.00%) LabVIEW
5 6 (6.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.00%) JUnit
6 5 (5.00%) Rational Rose
6 5 (5.00%) Selenium
6 5 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 5 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 4 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (3.00%) Hudson
8 3 (3.00%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.00%) FitNesse
8 3 (3.00%) Maven
General
1 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
1 7 (7.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.00%) Military
2 3 (3.00%) Banking
3 2 (2.00%) Legal
3 2 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (1.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.00%) HTML
2 7 (7.00%) XML
3 6 (6.00%) Web Services
3 6 (6.00%) .NET
3 6 (6.00%) Motif
4 5 (5.00%) Ajax
4 5 (5.00%) CSS
5 4 (4.00%) STL
5 4 (4.00%) J2SE
6 3 (3.00%) SOAP
6 3 (3.00%) J2EE
6 3 (3.00%) Qt
6 3 (3.00%) Software Packaging
7 2 (2.00%) Dojo
7 2 (2.00%) WPF
7 2 (2.00%) XSD
7 2 (2.00%) XHTML
7 2 (2.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (2.00%) WinForms
7 2 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Embedded Systems
1 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) DTV
2 6 (6.00%) Human Factors
2 6 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.00%) STB
3 5 (5.00%) Derivative
4 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.00%) GIS
5 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.00%) Clustering
6 2 (2.00%) VHDL
6 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.00%) HACMP
7 1 (1.00%) User Experience
7 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (13.00%) UNIX
3 11 (11.00%) Windows
4 9 (9.00%) Android
5 7 (7.00%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (5.00%) Solaris
7 2 (2.00%) AIX
7 2 (2.00%) HPUX
7 2 (2.00%) NetWare
7 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.00%) CentOS
8 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.00%) Scientific Linux
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (20.00%) UML
3 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.00%) SDLC
4 16 (16.00%) Configuration Management
5 15 (15.00%) Scrum
6 14 (14.00%) OO
7 12 (12.00%) Migration
8 11 (11.00%) Validation
9 10 (10.00%) OOD
9 10 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 10 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 9 (9.00%) Multithreading
11 7 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.00%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.00%) Project Management
12 6 (6.00%) System Integration Testing
13 5 (5.00%) Memory Management
13 5 (5.00%) BDD
13 5 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (46.00%) C++
2 41 (41.00%) C
3 27 (27.00%) Java
4 17 (17.00%) Python
5 15 (15.00%) C#
6 12 (12.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.00%) SQL
8 8 (8.00%) Perl
9 6 (6.00%) VBScript
10 5 (5.00%) Ruby
10 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.00%) PHP
12 2 (2.00%) Ada
12 2 (2.00%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.00%) REXX
12 2 (2.00%) Tcl
12 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.00%) Korn
13 1 (1.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (37.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (27.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) MCP
4 1 (1.00%) HND
4 1 (1.00%) CCNP
4 1 (1.00%) CCNA
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.00%) GPFS
3 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.00%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.00%) WMI
2 2 (2.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.00%) VMware
2 7 (7.00%) Oracle
3 5 (5.00%) Cisco
4 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.00%) IBM
5 3 (3.00%) ESRI
6 2 (2.00%) AppSense
6 2 (2.00%) Altiris
6 2 (2.00%) Veritas
6 2 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (1.00%) Compaq
7 1 (1.00%) EMC
7 1 (1.00%) Intel
7 1 (1.00%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.00%) Embarcadero
7 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.00%) Google
Eastleigh, Hampshire
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Rate: £349.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago