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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 91 74 78
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 26 47 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.33% 2.22% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 2.33% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 25
Median daily rate £355 £330 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £302 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £34.57 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.35 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.87% -
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
1837 2013 1957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.16% 94.95% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 1271 1120
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £258 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 118
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.88 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.48% -36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hook +6 3 £313 -
Eastleigh -3 3 £327 -
Southampton +15 2 £391 +7.93% 5
Basingstoke - 2 £338 - 4
Fareham - 2 £360 - 3
Winchester +1 1 £456 +38.18%
Portsmouth -18 1 £350 +7.03% 2
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 80 (94.12%) Software Engineering
2 50 (58.82%) C
3 36 (42.35%) C++
4 31 (36.47%) Linux
5 27 (31.76%) Java
6 24 (28.24%) Telecoms
7 22 (25.88%) Embedded C
8 21 (24.71%) Python
9 20 (23.53%) Wireless
9 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (23.53%) Multithreading
10 18 (21.18%) LTE
10 18 (21.18%) Embedded Software Development
10 18 (21.18%) VHDL
11 17 (20.00%) UML
11 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
12 15 (17.65%) Unix
12 15 (17.65%) SQL
13 14 (16.47%) OO
13 14 (16.47%) ClearCase
14 13 (15.29%) HTML
14 13 (15.29%) TDD
14 13 (15.29%) Subversion
14 13 (15.29%) SC Cleared
14 13 (15.29%) Use Case
14 13 (15.29%) GoogleTest
15 12 (14.12%) Memory Management
15 12 (14.12%) Integration Testing
15 12 (14.12%) System Integration Testing
15 12 (14.12%) Derivative

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 3 (3.53%) JBoss
2 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.53%) Wireless
2 18 (21.18%) LTE
3 10 (11.76%) 3G
4 9 (10.59%) 3GPP
4 9 (10.59%) PPP
5 5 (5.88%) DVB
6 4 (4.71%) HTTP
7 2 (2.35%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.18%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.18%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.18%) SAN
8 1 (1.18%) SNMP
8 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) ClearCase
2 13 (15.29%) GoogleTest
2 13 (15.29%) Subversion
3 12 (14.12%) NUnit
4 11 (12.94%) Ant
5 10 (11.76%) CppUnit
5 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
6 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.88%) JUnit
8 4 (4.71%) Maven
8 4 (4.71%) Mockito
8 4 (4.71%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (3.53%) Android Studio
9 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.53%) Gradle
9 3 (3.53%) Jasmine
9 3 (3.53%) Rational Rose
10 2 (2.35%) QUnit
10 2 (2.35%) Selenium
10 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (28.24%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.71%) Legal
2 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.53%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.53%) Electronics
4 2 (2.35%) Avionics
5 1 (1.18%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.29%) HTML
2 8 (9.41%) Spring
3 6 (7.06%) Node.js
3 6 (7.06%) XML
4 5 (5.88%) CSS
5 4 (4.71%) Dojo
5 4 (4.71%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.71%) HTML5
5 4 (4.71%) jQuery
5 4 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (4.71%) REST
5 4 (4.71%) Spring Boot
5 4 (4.71%) Spring Integration
5 4 (4.71%) Spring MVC
5 4 (4.71%) Web Services
6 3 (3.53%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.53%) JPA
6 3 (3.53%) Motif
6 3 (3.53%) OpenCL
6 3 (3.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) VHDL
2 12 (14.12%) Derivative
3 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.24%) DTV
3 7 (8.24%) STB
4 4 (4.71%) Clustering
4 4 (4.71%) HACMP
4 4 (4.71%) MPEG
5 3 (3.53%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.53%) Physics
6 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.35%) Mechatronics
7 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.18%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.47%) Linux
2 15 (17.65%) Unix
3 12 (14.12%) Windows
4 6 (7.06%) Android
5 4 (4.71%) AIX
5 4 (4.71%) HPUX
5 4 (4.71%) NetWare
5 4 (4.71%) Solaris
5 4 (4.71%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.53%) CentOS
7 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.18%) VxWorks
8 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (94.12%) Software Engineering
2 20 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.53%) Multithreading
3 18 (21.18%) Embedded Software Development
4 17 (20.00%) UML
5 14 (16.47%) OO
6 13 (15.29%) TDD
6 13 (15.29%) Use Case
7 12 (14.12%) Configuration Management
7 12 (14.12%) Integration Testing
7 12 (14.12%) Memory Management
7 12 (14.12%) OOD
7 12 (14.12%) Project Management
7 12 (14.12%) Scrum
7 12 (14.12%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (10.59%) SOA
8 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.24%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (7.06%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.82%) C
2 36 (42.35%) C++
3 27 (31.76%) Java
4 22 (25.88%) Embedded C
5 21 (24.71%) Python
6 15 (17.65%) SQL
7 12 (14.12%) JavaScript
8 9 (10.59%) Perl
9 8 (9.41%) Bash Shell
10 7 (8.24%) C#
11 5 (5.88%) Ruby
11 5 (5.88%) Shell Script
12 4 (4.71%) Korn
13 1 (1.18%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.18%) Go
13 1 (1.18%) Groovy
13 1 (1.18%) Jython
13 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) Degree
4 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) GPFS
2 3 (3.53%) Docker
2 3 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.35%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) Firmware
4 1 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) Oracle
2 5 (5.88%) VMware
3 4 (4.71%) Telelogic
3 4 (4.71%) Veritas
4 3 (3.53%) HP
5 2 (2.35%) Compaq
5 2 (2.35%) EMC
5 2 (2.35%) Hitachi
5 2 (2.35%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.18%) Cisco
6 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat