The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 67 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 53 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.54% 2.35% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 2.55% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 10 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £367 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 18
Average hourly rate £41.25 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £14.00 £36.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1949 1609 1571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.43% 92.31% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1110 878 771
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 162 198
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Software Engineer
South East

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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
Southampton 0 15 £313 -10.71% 4
Basingstoke +19 5 £200 -
Winchester - 3 - -
Portsmouth +4 2 - -
Romsey 0 1 - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Havant - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 89 (93.68%) Software Engineering
2 54 (56.84%) C
3 48 (50.53%) Linux
4 28 (29.47%) ClearCase
5 24 (25.26%) Telecoms
6 21 (22.11%) UNIX
6 21 (22.11%) Windows
6 21 (22.11%) SC Cleared
6 21 (22.11%) Security Cleared
7 20 (21.05%) Java
8 17 (17.89%) UML
8 17 (17.89%) Configuration Management
8 17 (17.89%) Scrum
9 16 (16.84%) POSIX
9 16 (16.84%) C++
9 16 (16.84%) Web Services
10 15 (15.79%) SQL
10 15 (15.79%) Python
10 15 (15.79%) Subversion
10 15 (15.79%) DTV
11 13 (13.68%) Test Automation
12 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
12 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (11.58%) Embedded C
13 11 (11.58%) Perl
13 11 (11.58%) Integration Testing
13 11 (11.58%) Jenkins
14 10 (10.53%) Ruby
14 10 (10.53%) Project Management
15 9 (9.47%) Motif

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (4.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (4.21%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.16%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) DVB
1 7 (7.37%) SAN
1 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.32%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.16%) HTTP
4 2 (2.11%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.11%) LTE
4 2 (2.11%) Modbus
4 2 (2.11%) ASN.1
5 1 (1.05%) 2G
5 1 (1.05%) 3G
5 1 (1.05%) UTRAN
5 1 (1.05%) GSM
5 1 (1.05%) LDAP
5 1 (1.05%) SNMP
5 1 (1.05%) SSL
5 1 (1.05%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.05%) UMTS
5 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.05%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) Big Data
2 2 (2.11%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (29.47%) ClearCase
2 15 (15.79%) Subversion
3 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
4 11 (11.58%) Jenkins
5 9 (9.47%) NUnit
5 9 (9.47%) Ant
5 9 (9.47%) Rational Rose
5 9 (9.47%) CppUnit
5 9 (9.47%) GoogleTest
6 7 (7.37%) Visual Studio
6 7 (7.37%) SpecFlow
7 6 (6.32%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.26%) SoapUI
9 4 (4.21%) Maven
9 4 (4.21%) TestNG
9 4 (4.21%) DbUnit
9 4 (4.21%) Mockito
10 3 (3.16%) Mercurial
10 3 (3.16%) JIRA
11 2 (2.11%) Selenium
General
1 24 (25.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Electronics
3 1 (1.05%) Finance
3 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.05%) Military
3 1 (1.05%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) POSIX
1 16 (16.84%) Web Services
2 9 (9.47%) Motif
3 8 (8.42%) SOAP
3 8 (8.42%) .NET
4 7 (7.37%) Hibernate
4 7 (7.37%) Spring
5 4 (4.21%) HTML
6 3 (3.16%) Apache Camel
6 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.16%) wxWidgets
6 3 (3.16%) Guice
6 3 (3.16%) GWT
7 2 (2.11%) REST
7 2 (2.11%) WebSockets
7 2 (2.11%) XML
7 2 (2.11%) MFC
7 2 (2.11%) JMS
8 1 (1.05%) Middleware
8 1 (1.05%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) DTV
2 7 (7.37%) Device Driver
2 7 (7.37%) Derivative
3 6 (6.32%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.21%) STB
4 4 (4.21%) Clustering
5 3 (3.16%) HACMP
6 1 (1.05%) VHDL
6 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) Open Source
6 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Wiki
6 1 (1.05%) Statistics
6 1 (1.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 48 (50.53%) Linux
2 21 (22.11%) UNIX
2 21 (22.11%) Windows
3 6 (6.32%) Android
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (4.21%) HPUX
4 4 (4.21%) Solaris
5 3 (3.16%) NetWare
5 3 (3.16%) AIX
6 2 (2.11%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.05%) SUSE
7 1 (1.05%) Debian
7 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (93.68%) Software Engineering
2 17 (17.89%) UML
2 17 (17.89%) Configuration Management
2 17 (17.89%) Scrum
3 13 (13.68%) Test Automation
4 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.58%) Integration Testing
6 10 (10.53%) Project Management
7 9 (9.47%) Unified Process
7 9 (9.47%) RUP
7 9 (9.47%) OO
7 9 (9.47%) OOD
7 9 (9.47%) Use Case
7 9 (9.47%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.32%) Memory Management
9 6 (6.32%) MVC
10 5 (5.26%) SOA
10 5 (5.26%) Data Transformation
10 5 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 54 (56.84%) C
2 20 (21.05%) Java
3 16 (16.84%) C++
4 15 (15.79%) SQL
4 15 (15.79%) Python
5 11 (11.58%) Embedded C
5 11 (11.58%) Perl
6 10 (10.53%) Ruby
7 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.37%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.37%) C#
8 7 (7.37%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.26%) VBScript
9 5 (5.26%) Korn
10 4 (4.21%) PHP
11 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.16%) Groovy
12 1 (1.05%) VC++
12 1 (1.05%) XQuery
12 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (22.11%) SC Cleared
1 21 (22.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) Degree
3 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.05%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) DO-178B
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.16%) GPFS
2 3 (3.16%) vCloud
3 1 (1.05%) vSphere
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Puppet
1 6 (6.32%) Vagrant
2 4 (4.21%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (9.47%) VMware
2 6 (6.32%) HP
3 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.26%) Oracle
4 4 (4.21%) ESRI
4 4 (4.21%) EMC
5 3 (3.16%) Intel
5 3 (3.16%) Hitachi
5 3 (3.16%) Veritas
5 3 (3.16%) IBM
5 3 (3.16%) Compaq
5 3 (3.16%) Atomikos
6 2 (2.11%) Cisco
7 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.05%) Perforce
7 1 (1.05%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.05%) Twitter
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