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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 82 75 79
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 27 53 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.47% 2.44% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.56% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 26
Median daily rate £431 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £39.75 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £53.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +0.95%
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
1697 2070 2062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.53% 95.44% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1032 1278 1133
Median daily rate £375 £388 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 145 136
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £17.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Portsmouth -2 8 £475 -
Hook +3 5 £301 +2.73%
Southampton -3 4 £450 +20.00% 6
Fareham -8 2 £475 +43.39% 4
Farnborough +7 1 £400 - 6
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
3 21 (51.22%) Linux
4 19 (46.34%) SC Cleared
5 18 (43.90%) C++
6 17 (41.46%) C
7 16 (39.02%) Python
8 14 (34.15%) OO
9 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (29.27%) Unix
10 12 (29.27%) Java
11 11 (26.83%) UML
12 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
12 10 (24.39%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (21.95%) HTML
13 9 (21.95%) XML
13 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
14 8 (19.51%) Ant
14 8 (19.51%) Multithreading
14 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
15 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
15 7 (17.07%) Derivative
15 7 (17.07%) TDD
15 7 (17.07%) NUnit
15 7 (17.07%) ClearCase
15 7 (17.07%) Scrum
15 7 (17.07%) Project Management
15 7 (17.07%) OOD
15 7 (17.07%) System Integration Testing
15 7 (17.07%) Memory Management

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 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
2 3 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SNMP
1 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
1 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Ant
2 7 (17.07%) ClearCase
2 7 (17.07%) GoogleTest
2 7 (17.07%) NUnit
3 6 (14.63%) CppUnit
3 6 (14.63%) Subversion
4 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.88%) Maven
5 2 (4.88%) QUnit
5 2 (4.88%) Selenium
5 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (14.63%) Military
2 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.44%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) HTML
1 9 (21.95%) XML
2 6 (14.63%) CSS
2 6 (14.63%) Web Services
3 4 (9.76%) JSON
3 4 (9.76%) Qt
4 3 (7.32%) ATL
4 3 (7.32%) Dojo
4 3 (7.32%) RESTful
4 3 (7.32%) SOAP
4 3 (7.32%) Spring
4 3 (7.32%) Spring MVC
4 3 (7.32%) STL
5 2 (4.88%) HTML5
5 2 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (4.88%) XSLT
6 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.44%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.44%) REST
6 1 (2.44%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Derivative
2 5 (12.20%) Data Structures
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
4 3 (7.32%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.88%) Device Driver
5 2 (4.88%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (4.88%) User Experience
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) Unix
3 4 (9.76%) Windows
4 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) Android
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (34.15%) OO
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.83%) UML
5 10 (24.39%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
7 8 (19.51%) Multithreading
7 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Integration Testing
8 7 (17.07%) Memory Management
8 7 (17.07%) OOD
8 7 (17.07%) Project Management
8 7 (17.07%) Scrum
8 7 (17.07%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (17.07%) TDD
9 6 (14.63%) Open Source
9 6 (14.63%) Use Case
10 4 (9.76%) BDD
11 3 (7.32%) Kanban
11 3 (7.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) C++
2 17 (41.46%) C
3 16 (39.02%) Python
4 12 (29.27%) Java
5 10 (24.39%) JavaScript
6 6 (14.63%) C#
7 4 (9.76%) Ada
7 4 (9.76%) Embedded C
7 4 (9.76%) Ruby
7 4 (9.76%) SQL
8 3 (7.32%) Ada 83
8 3 (7.32%) Ada 95
8 3 (7.32%) Scala
9 2 (4.88%) Assembly Language
9 2 (4.88%) Groovy
9 2 (4.88%) Perl
9 2 (4.88%) PHP
9 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.88%) VB
10 1 (2.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Security Cleared
2 19 (46.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) MCTS
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) DO-178B
1 2 (4.88%) MISRA
1 2 (4.88%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle
1 2 (4.88%) VMware
2 1 (2.44%) HP
2 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
2 1 (2.44%) Xamarin