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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 64 66 78
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 61 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.86% 2.28% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 2.49% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 4
Average daily rate
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£373 £300 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% +7.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 11
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 £34.50 £40.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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
1930 1724 1331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.61% 91.41% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 961 715
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 104 148
Average hourly rate £16.16 £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.38 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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
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 4 March 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
Southampton -28 9 £400 +28.00% 5
Eastleigh - 4 £375 - 1
Winchester - 3 - - 1
Portsmouth +1 2 - - 1
Farnborough -11 2 £350 +27.27%
Basingstoke -2 1 £325 - 2
Hook -7 1 £334 +12.10%
Andover - - - -
Fareham - - - - 8
Havant - - - - 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (87.04%) Software Engineering
2 56 (51.85%) C
3 54 (50.00%) Linux
4 53 (49.07%) Security Cleared
5 50 (46.30%) C++
6 44 (40.74%) SC Cleared
7 33 (30.56%) UML
8 31 (28.70%) UNIX
9 29 (26.85%) Configuration Management
10 27 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (25.00%) OOD
11 24 (22.22%) Subversion
12 23 (21.30%) OO
12 23 (21.30%) Python
13 22 (20.37%) Java
14 21 (19.44%) ClearCase
15 20 (18.52%) Ant
16 19 (17.59%) Project Management
16 19 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (15.74%) Multithreading
18 17 (15.74%) CppUnit
18 17 (15.74%) NUnit
18 17 (15.74%) GoogleTest
18 17 (15.74%) Scrum
19 15 (13.89%) Motif
19 15 (13.89%) Use Case
20 14 (12.96%) Unified Process
20 14 (12.96%) RUP
20 14 (12.96%) SOA

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 7 (6.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (6.48%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Simulink
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.48%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.63%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (4.63%) SAN
3 4 (3.70%) SSL
3 4 (3.70%) HTTP
3 4 (3.70%) MQTT
3 4 (3.70%) Modbus
4 3 (2.78%) Network Security
4 3 (2.78%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.85%) DVB
5 2 (1.85%) Internet
5 2 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.93%) LTE
6 1 (0.93%) NGN
6 1 (0.93%) 2G
6 1 (0.93%) RTP
6 1 (0.93%) UTRAN
6 1 (0.93%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.85%) Ingres
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (22.22%) Subversion
2 21 (19.44%) ClearCase
3 20 (18.52%) Ant
4 17 (15.74%) CppUnit
4 17 (15.74%) NUnit
4 17 (15.74%) GoogleTest
5 14 (12.96%) Rational Rose
6 12 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.70%) Selenium
8 3 (2.78%) JIRA
8 3 (2.78%) ClearQuest
9 2 (1.85%) QUnit
9 2 (1.85%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.85%) Maven
10 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.93%) MSTest
10 1 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.93%) JUnit
General
1 8 (7.41%) Aerospace
2 4 (3.70%) Military
3 3 (2.78%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.89%) Motif
2 11 (10.19%) XML
3 7 (6.48%) SOAP
3 7 (6.48%) Web Services
4 5 (4.63%) REST
4 5 (4.63%) .NET
5 4 (3.70%) OpenGL
5 4 (3.70%) HTML
5 4 (3.70%) WSDL
5 4 (3.70%) JMS
5 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.70%) WebSockets
6 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.78%) WinForms
6 3 (2.78%) Middleware
7 2 (1.85%) XSL
7 2 (1.85%) Qt
7 2 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.11%) Derivative
3 10 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.26%) Algorithms
4 5 (4.63%) Clustering
4 5 (4.63%) HACMP
5 4 (3.70%) Wiki
6 3 (2.78%) STB
7 2 (1.85%) DTV
7 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.85%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.85%) MPEG
7 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.85%) IPTV
7 2 (1.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.93%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 54 (50.00%) Linux
2 31 (28.70%) UNIX
3 13 (12.04%) Windows
4 7 (6.48%) Oracle Linux
5 5 (4.63%) Android
5 5 (4.63%) AIX
5 5 (4.63%) HPUX
5 5 (4.63%) Solaris
5 5 (4.63%) NetWare
6 4 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.70%) CentOS
7 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (87.04%) Software Engineering
2 33 (30.56%) UML
3 29 (26.85%) Configuration Management
4 27 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (25.00%) OOD
5 23 (21.30%) OO
6 19 (17.59%) Project Management
7 18 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (15.74%) Multithreading
8 17 (15.74%) Scrum
9 15 (13.89%) Use Case
10 14 (12.96%) Unified Process
10 14 (12.96%) RUP
10 14 (12.96%) SOA
11 13 (12.04%) Integration Testing
11 13 (12.04%) Memory Management
12 8 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.41%) ETL
13 7 (6.48%) Refactoring
13 7 (6.48%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 56 (51.85%) C
2 50 (46.30%) C++
3 23 (21.30%) Python
4 22 (20.37%) Java
5 11 (10.19%) SQL
6 9 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 9 (8.33%) C#
7 8 (7.41%) Perl
8 7 (6.48%) Bash Shell
8 7 (6.48%) Embedded C
8 7 (6.48%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.63%) Korn
10 2 (1.85%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.85%) Ada
10 2 (1.85%) Ruby
10 2 (1.85%) Groovy
11 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (49.07%) Security Cleared
2 44 (40.74%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.04%) Degree
4 2 (1.85%) HND
4 2 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) TickIT
1 4 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.48%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (4.63%) GPFS
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Vagrant
1 7 (6.48%) Puppet
2 5 (4.63%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) Oracle
2 9 (8.33%) IBM
3 8 (7.41%) Serena
4 7 (6.48%) VMware
5 6 (5.56%) HP
5 6 (5.56%) Informatica
6 5 (4.63%) Veritas
6 5 (4.63%) Hitachi
6 5 (4.63%) Compaq
6 5 (4.63%) EMC
7 3 (2.78%) Software AG
8 2 (1.85%) AppSense
8 2 (1.85%) Altiris
9 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
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