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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 58 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 72 42 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.21% 2.07% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 2.30% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 19
Average daily rate
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£348 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £431 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 20
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.36 £37.00 £25.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.09 £43.40 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
2056 1827 1643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.62% 90.09% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1079 984
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 109 168
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +64.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £11.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £74.52 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +3 11 £327 - 1
Southampton -14 9 £378 +25.83% 8
Farnborough -4 6 £328 - 2
Winchester -6 5 - - 1
Gosport - 5 £425 -
Eastleigh - 2 - - 1
Hook -9 1 £334 +11.72%
Waterlooville - 1 - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 94 (84.68%) Software Engineering
2 53 (47.75%) Linux
3 52 (46.85%) Security Cleared
4 50 (45.05%) C++
5 49 (44.14%) C
6 41 (36.94%) SC Cleared
7 28 (25.23%) UNIX
8 25 (22.52%) UML
8 25 (22.52%) Java
9 24 (21.62%) Configuration Management
10 22 (19.82%) Python
11 21 (18.92%) OOD
12 20 (18.02%) ClearCase
12 20 (18.02%) Subversion
13 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (16.22%) Ant
14 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (14.41%) Windows
16 15 (13.51%) OO
16 15 (13.51%) NUnit
16 15 (13.51%) Multithreading
16 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (13.51%) CppUnit
16 15 (13.51%) GoogleTest
17 14 (12.61%) Integration Testing
17 14 (12.61%) C#
18 13 (11.71%) Perl
18 13 (11.71%) Motif
18 13 (11.71%) Project Management
18 13 (11.71%) Validation

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (1.80%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Simulink
2 1 (0.90%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.31%) SAN
3 6 (5.41%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (4.50%) DVB
5 4 (3.60%) Modbus
5 4 (3.60%) MQTT
6 3 (2.70%) VLAN
6 3 (2.70%) Internet
7 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.80%) ATM
8 1 (0.90%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.90%) Network Security
8 1 (0.90%) NGN
8 1 (0.90%) Software-Defined Radio
8 1 (0.90%) NAS
8 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.90%) RTP
8 1 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.50%) MySQL
4 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.90%) Ingres
4 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (18.02%) ClearCase
1 20 (18.02%) Subversion
2 18 (16.22%) Ant
3 15 (13.51%) NUnit
3 15 (13.51%) CppUnit
3 15 (13.51%) GoogleTest
4 11 (9.91%) Rational Rose
5 8 (7.21%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.60%) Selenium
8 3 (2.70%) JIRA
8 3 (2.70%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.70%) ClearQuest
8 3 (2.70%) LabVIEW
9 2 (1.80%) QUnit
9 2 (1.80%) Maven
10 1 (0.90%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.90%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.90%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (3.60%) Aerospace
1 4 (3.60%) Military
2 3 (2.70%) Electronics
2 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.90%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) Motif
2 6 (5.41%) .NET
2 6 (5.41%) HTML
3 5 (4.50%) Web Services
3 5 (4.50%) XML
4 4 (3.60%) SOAP
4 4 (3.60%) WebSockets
4 4 (3.60%) Ajax
4 4 (3.60%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.70%) CSS
6 2 (1.80%) XSL
6 2 (1.80%) J2EE
6 2 (1.80%) Qt
6 2 (1.80%) RESTful
6 2 (1.80%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.80%) Dojo
6 2 (1.80%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.81%) Derivative
3 10 (9.01%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.31%) Clustering
4 7 (6.31%) HACMP
4 7 (6.31%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.41%) STB
6 5 (4.50%) Human Factors
6 5 (4.50%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.60%) DTV
8 3 (2.70%) GIS
9 2 (1.80%) MPEG
9 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.80%) IPTV
9 2 (1.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.90%) Wiki
10 1 (0.90%) Physics
10 1 (0.90%) User Experience
10 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 53 (47.75%) Linux
2 28 (25.23%) UNIX
3 16 (14.41%) Windows
4 8 (7.21%) Android
5 7 (6.31%) NetWare
5 7 (6.31%) AIX
5 7 (6.31%) HPUX
5 7 (6.31%) Solaris
6 5 (4.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.60%) CentOS
8 2 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (1.80%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.90%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (84.68%) Software Engineering
2 25 (22.52%) UML
3 24 (21.62%) Configuration Management
4 21 (18.92%) OOD
5 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (13.51%) OO
6 15 (13.51%) Multithreading
6 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (12.61%) Integration Testing
8 13 (11.71%) Project Management
8 13 (11.71%) Validation
9 12 (10.81%) Use Case
9 12 (10.81%) Memory Management
10 11 (9.91%) RUP
10 11 (9.91%) Unified Process
11 10 (9.01%) Scrum
12 8 (7.21%) ETL
12 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (6.31%) TDD
13 7 (6.31%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.05%) C++
2 49 (44.14%) C
3 25 (22.52%) Java
4 22 (19.82%) Python
5 14 (12.61%) C#
6 13 (11.71%) Perl
7 12 (10.81%) JavaScript
8 10 (9.01%) SQL
9 9 (8.11%) Bash Shell
9 9 (8.11%) Shell Script
10 7 (6.31%) Korn
11 6 (5.41%) Embedded C
12 5 (4.50%) Ruby
12 5 (4.50%) PHP
13 3 (2.70%) Groovy
13 3 (2.70%) Ada
14 2 (1.80%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (46.85%) Security Cleared
2 41 (36.94%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.11%) Degree
4 1 (0.90%) MCP
4 1 (0.90%) HND
4 1 (0.90%) CCNP
4 1 (0.90%) CCNA
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.31%) GPFS
2 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.90%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.31%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.80%) Puppet
3 2 (1.80%) SCCM
3 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (10.81%) VMware
2 8 (7.21%) Serena
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle
3 7 (6.31%) IBM
3 7 (6.31%) HP
3 7 (6.31%) Veritas
4 6 (5.41%) Hitachi
4 6 (5.41%) Informatica
4 6 (5.41%) Compaq
4 6 (5.41%) EMC
5 4 (3.60%) Cisco
6 2 (1.80%) AppSense
6 2 (1.80%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.80%) Altiris
7 1 (0.90%) Google
7 1 (0.90%) Embarcadero
7 1 (0.90%) ESRI
Southampton, Hampshire
ICP Search
Rate: From £35 to £43 per hour Dependant On Experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Set2Recruit
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
set2recruit
Rate: £350 - £460 Per Day 350-460 a day
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 11 days ago