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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / Hampshire
Rank 84 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 25 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.45% 2.67% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.81% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 20
Median daily rate £400 £330 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £295 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.94 £40.25 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.82 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +8.97%

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
1588 1745 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.90% 95.10% 91.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1098 1000
Median daily rate £400 £390 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 99 117
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.05 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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
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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 -2 7 - - 4
Southampton 0 4 £325 -23.07% 9
Farnborough -1 4 £400 +45.45% 5
Hook +9 3 £305 +3.38%
Fareham -8 2 £475 - 5
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
3 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
5 15 (35.71%) Linux
6 14 (33.33%) C
7 13 (30.95%) C++
7 13 (30.95%) OO
7 13 (30.95%) Python
8 11 (26.19%) Java
9 10 (23.81%) HTML
9 10 (23.81%) C#
10 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 9 (21.43%) Unix
11 8 (19.05%) UML
11 8 (19.05%) CSS
11 8 (19.05%) Web Services
11 8 (19.05%) XML
11 8 (19.05%) Military
11 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
11 8 (19.05%) TDD
11 8 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (16.67%) Scrum
12 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 6 (14.29%) BDD
13 6 (14.29%) Ada
13 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
13 6 (14.29%) Subversion
13 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (14.29%) Open Source

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 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.38%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Subversion
2 5 (11.90%) Ant
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.52%) ClearCase
3 4 (9.52%) CppUnit
3 4 (9.52%) GoogleTest
3 4 (9.52%) NUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) Maven
5 1 (2.38%) QUnit
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 8 (19.05%) Military
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) HTML
2 8 (19.05%) CSS
2 8 (19.05%) Web Services
2 8 (19.05%) XML
3 4 (9.52%) HTML5
3 4 (9.52%) Qt
4 3 (7.14%) .NET
4 3 (7.14%) ATL
4 3 (7.14%) JSON
4 3 (7.14%) STL
5 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.76%) Dojo
5 2 (4.76%) Ember.js
5 2 (4.76%) RESTful
5 2 (4.76%) SOAP
5 2 (4.76%) Spring
5 2 (4.76%) Spring MVC
5 2 (4.76%) XSLT
6 1 (2.38%) NancyFx
6 1 (2.38%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Structures
2 4 (9.52%) Derivative
2 4 (9.52%) User Experience
3 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.76%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Unix
3 4 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.95%) OO
4 8 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (19.05%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) UML
4 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) BDD
6 6 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (14.29%) Open Source
7 5 (11.90%) Use Case
8 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Memory Management
8 4 (9.52%) Multithreading
8 4 (9.52%) OOD
8 4 (9.52%) Project Management
8 4 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) C
2 13 (30.95%) C++
2 13 (30.95%) Python
3 11 (26.19%) Java
4 10 (23.81%) C#
5 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.29%) Ada
7 5 (11.90%) Ada 83
7 5 (11.90%) Ada 95
8 4 (9.52%) Embedded C
8 4 (9.52%) Ruby
9 3 (7.14%) Scala
10 2 (4.76%) Assembly Language
10 2 (4.76%) Perl
10 2 (4.76%) PHP
10 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 2 (4.76%) SQL
10 2 (4.76%) VB
11 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.38%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) Security Cleared
2 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) MCTS
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) DO-178B
1 2 (4.76%) MISRA
1 2 (4.76%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.38%) Xamarin