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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 67 68 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 56 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.62% 2.02% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 2.15% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 4
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£350 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £35.10 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £39.90 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
1949 1532 1811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.20% 93.82% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1114 912 962
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 125 169
Average hourly rate £15.77 £14.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.64% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -1 19 £350 +16.66% 6
Farnborough -3 3 - - 1
Basingstoke +7 1 - - 1
Winchester -3 1 - -
Portsmouth -8 1 - - 1
Ringwood - - - -
Fareham - - - - 2
Havant - - - - 5
Yateley - - - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 99 (92.52%) Software Engineering
2 64 (59.81%) C
3 48 (44.86%) Linux
4 32 (29.91%) SC Cleared
4 32 (29.91%) Security Cleared
5 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (26.17%) UNIX
6 28 (26.17%) Python
7 27 (25.23%) C++
8 23 (21.50%) Java
8 23 (21.50%) UML
9 21 (19.63%) ClearCase
10 20 (18.69%) Configuration Management
10 20 (18.69%) Scrum
11 18 (16.82%) Subversion
12 15 (14.02%) OO
12 15 (14.02%) Windows
12 15 (14.02%) Web Services
12 15 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (13.08%) SQL
14 13 (12.15%) SOAP
14 13 (12.15%) OOD
14 13 (12.15%) Embedded C
14 13 (12.15%) Project Management
14 13 (12.15%) Android
15 12 (11.21%) Git (software)
15 12 (11.21%) Test Automation
16 11 (10.28%) POSIX
16 11 (10.28%) Jenkins
16 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 6 (5.61%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.74%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.74%) WebSphere Process Server
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Simulink
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.48%) DVB
2 8 (7.48%) Network Security
3 5 (4.67%) HTTP
3 5 (4.67%) SSL
4 4 (3.74%) Modbus
4 4 (3.74%) MQTT
5 3 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (2.80%) SAN
6 2 (1.87%) 3G
6 2 (1.87%) UTRAN
6 2 (1.87%) 2G
6 2 (1.87%) ASN.1
6 2 (1.87%) UPnP
6 2 (1.87%) LTE
6 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.93%) LDAP
7 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.87%) MySQL
2 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.93%) Big Data
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) Ingres
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (19.63%) ClearCase
2 18 (16.82%) Subversion
3 12 (11.21%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.28%) Jenkins
5 9 (8.41%) GoogleTest
5 9 (8.41%) CppUnit
5 9 (8.41%) Rational Rose
5 9 (8.41%) Ant
5 9 (8.41%) NUnit
6 8 (7.48%) Cucumber
7 7 (6.54%) SoapUI
7 7 (6.54%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.74%) JIRA
9 3 (2.80%) FitNesse
9 3 (2.80%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.80%) Hudson
10 2 (1.87%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (9.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.67%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.80%) Military
4 2 (1.87%) Electronics
4 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.02%) Web Services
2 13 (12.15%) SOAP
3 11 (10.28%) POSIX
4 9 (8.41%) Motif
4 9 (8.41%) .NET
5 8 (7.48%) XML
6 7 (6.54%) REST
7 6 (5.61%) JMS
8 5 (4.67%) WSDL
9 4 (3.74%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.74%) Spring
9 4 (3.74%) WebSockets
9 4 (3.74%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.74%) wxWidgets
9 4 (3.74%) Middleware
10 3 (2.80%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.80%) OpenGL
11 2 (1.87%) WinForms
11 2 (1.87%) XSLT
11 2 (1.87%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (10.28%) Algorithms
2 10 (9.35%) DTV
2 10 (9.35%) Device Driver
3 6 (5.61%) STB
4 5 (4.67%) Derivative
4 5 (4.67%) Wiki
5 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.80%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.80%) VHDL
7 2 (1.87%) HACMP
7 2 (1.87%) Clustering
7 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.93%) MPEG
8 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.93%) Open Source
8 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.86%) Linux
2 28 (26.17%) UNIX
3 15 (14.02%) Windows
4 13 (12.15%) Android
5 8 (7.48%) Mac OS X
6 5 (4.67%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (3.74%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.80%) Solaris
9 2 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (1.87%) NetWare
9 2 (1.87%) AIX
9 2 (1.87%) HPUX
9 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.93%) SUSE
10 1 (0.93%) Debian
10 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (92.52%) Software Engineering
2 31 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (21.50%) UML
4 20 (18.69%) Configuration Management
4 20 (18.69%) Scrum
5 15 (14.02%) OO
5 15 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (12.15%) OOD
6 13 (12.15%) Project Management
7 12 (11.21%) Test Automation
8 10 (9.35%) SOA
9 9 (8.41%) RUP
9 9 (8.41%) Unified Process
9 9 (8.41%) Use Case
9 9 (8.41%) Integration Testing
9 9 (8.41%) Multithreading
10 8 (7.48%) User Stories
10 8 (7.48%) Refactoring
10 8 (7.48%) TDD
11 7 (6.54%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 64 (59.81%) C
2 28 (26.17%) Python
3 27 (25.23%) C++
4 23 (21.50%) Java
5 14 (13.08%) SQL
6 13 (12.15%) Embedded C
7 10 (9.35%) C#
8 8 (7.48%) JavaScript
9 6 (5.61%) Ruby
10 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.67%) Perl
11 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.80%) VBScript
12 3 (2.80%) Korn
13 2 (1.87%) Pascal
13 2 (1.87%) Ada
13 2 (1.87%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.87%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.93%) XQuery
14 1 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (29.91%) SC Cleared
1 32 (29.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.41%) DV Cleared
2 9 (8.41%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) TickIT
2 3 (2.80%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.93%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.87%) GPFS
3 1 (0.93%) Firmware
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Puppet
1 6 (5.61%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) Oracle
2 6 (5.61%) IBM
3 3 (2.80%) Intel
3 3 (2.80%) Software AG
3 3 (2.80%) ESRI
3 3 (2.80%) VMware
4 2 (1.87%) Hitachi
4 2 (1.87%) Veritas
4 2 (1.87%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.87%) HP
4 2 (1.87%) Compaq
4 2 (1.87%) EMC
5 1 (0.93%) Mercator
5 1 (0.93%) Perforce
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
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