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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 77 62 74
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 45 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.11% 2.74% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 2.93% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 10
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£326 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +21.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.04 £37.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +9.72%
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
1973 1911 1632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.72% 93.49% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1259 1114 904
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 108 158
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 5 £354 +5.99% 5
Farnborough - 5 £305 - 1
Portsmouth +3 4 £327 - 8
Winchester -12 3 £330 -
Hook -7 2 - -
Eastleigh - 1 - - 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 96 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 53 (46.49%) Security Cleared
2 53 (46.49%) C++
3 49 (42.98%) Linux
4 45 (39.47%) C
5 37 (32.46%) SC Cleared
6 30 (26.32%) Java
7 24 (21.05%) UML
8 23 (20.18%) Python
9 22 (19.30%) UNIX
10 20 (17.54%) Configuration Management
11 19 (16.67%) Subversion
12 17 (14.91%) OOD
13 16 (14.04%) OO
13 16 (14.04%) Windows
13 16 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (13.16%) Ant
15 14 (12.28%) ClearCase
15 14 (12.28%) Integration Testing
15 14 (12.28%) SDLC
16 13 (11.40%) Degree
16 13 (11.40%) C#
16 13 (11.40%) Scrum
16 13 (11.40%) VMware
17 12 (10.53%) Validation
17 12 (10.53%) Perl
17 12 (10.53%) Computer Science
17 12 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (10.53%) Unit Testing
18 11 (9.65%) Multithreading

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (2.63%) JBoss
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.39%) SAN
2 4 (3.51%) ATM
2 4 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (2.63%) Internet
3 3 (2.63%) DVB
3 3 (2.63%) VLAN
4 2 (1.75%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.75%) LTE
5 1 (0.88%) NAS
5 1 (0.88%) Software-Defined Radio
5 1 (0.88%) LAN
5 1 (0.88%) VoIP
5 1 (0.88%) WAN
5 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.88%) HTTP
5 1 (0.88%) 802.11
5 1 (0.88%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.88%) Network Security
5 1 (0.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.39%) MySQL
3 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (16.67%) Subversion
2 15 (13.16%) Ant
3 14 (12.28%) ClearCase
4 11 (9.65%) NUnit
4 11 (9.65%) CppUnit
4 11 (9.65%) GoogleTest
4 11 (9.65%) Jenkins
5 8 (7.02%) Git (software)
5 8 (7.02%) Selenium
6 5 (4.39%) Rational Rose
6 5 (4.39%) JUnit
6 5 (4.39%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.39%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.51%) LabVIEW
7 4 (3.51%) Maven
8 3 (2.63%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.63%) Hudson
8 3 (2.63%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (5.26%) Finance
2 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.51%) Military
3 3 (2.63%) Banking
3 3 (2.63%) Electronics
3 3 (2.63%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.75%) Legal
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.02%) .NET
1 8 (7.02%) XML
1 8 (7.02%) Motif
2 7 (6.14%) HTML
3 6 (5.26%) Ajax
4 5 (4.39%) Software Packaging
4 5 (4.39%) Web Services
4 5 (4.39%) CSS
5 4 (3.51%) SOAP
5 4 (3.51%) J2SE
5 4 (3.51%) Application Packaging
6 3 (2.63%) Qt
6 3 (2.63%) Spring
6 3 (2.63%) STL
6 3 (2.63%) J2EE
7 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.75%) XSD
7 2 (1.75%) XSL
7 2 (1.75%) XHTML
7 2 (1.75%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.89%) Derivative
4 6 (5.26%) Human Factors
4 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.39%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.39%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (4.39%) HACMP
5 5 (4.39%) Clustering
6 4 (3.51%) DTV
7 3 (2.63%) GIS
7 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.63%) STB
7 3 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.88%) MPEG
9 1 (0.88%) VHDL
9 1 (0.88%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 49 (42.98%) Linux
2 22 (19.30%) UNIX
3 16 (14.04%) Windows
4 9 (7.89%) Android
5 8 (7.02%) Solaris
6 7 (6.14%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (4.39%) AIX
7 5 (4.39%) HPUX
7 5 (4.39%) NetWare
8 3 (2.63%) CentOS
9 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.75%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.88%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 24 (21.05%) UML
3 20 (17.54%) Configuration Management
4 17 (14.91%) OOD
5 16 (14.04%) OO
5 16 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (12.28%) Integration Testing
6 14 (12.28%) SDLC
7 13 (11.40%) Scrum
8 12 (10.53%) Validation
8 12 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 11 (9.65%) Multithreading
9 11 (9.65%) Migration
10 10 (8.77%) System Integration Testing
11 9 (7.89%) Memory Management
11 9 (7.89%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (7.02%) Use Case
12 8 (7.02%) Project Management
13 6 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.49%) C++
2 45 (39.47%) C
3 30 (26.32%) Java
4 23 (20.18%) Python
5 13 (11.40%) C#
6 12 (10.53%) Perl
7 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
8 8 (7.02%) SQL
9 7 (6.14%) Bash Shell
10 6 (5.26%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.39%) Ruby
11 5 (4.39%) Korn
11 5 (4.39%) PHP
11 5 (4.39%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.51%) VBScript
12 4 (3.51%) Ada
13 3 (2.63%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.75%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.75%) Groovy
14 2 (1.75%) REXX
Qualifications
1 53 (46.49%) Security Cleared
2 37 (32.46%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.40%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) MCP
4 1 (0.88%) HND
4 1 (0.88%) CCNP
4 1 (0.88%) CCNA
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) TickIT
1 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) GPFS
2 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.88%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (7.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (4.39%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.51%) SCCM
4 2 (1.75%) WMI
5 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (11.40%) VMware
2 9 (7.89%) Oracle
3 6 (5.26%) IBM
3 6 (5.26%) HP
4 5 (4.39%) Cisco
4 5 (4.39%) Veritas
5 4 (3.51%) Hitachi
5 4 (3.51%) Serena
5 4 (3.51%) AppSense
5 4 (3.51%) Altiris
5 4 (3.51%) Compaq
5 4 (3.51%) EMC
6 3 (2.63%) Informatica
6 3 (2.63%) ESRI
7 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.88%) Intel
8 1 (0.88%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.88%) Google
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Rate: £40 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £40 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Rate: £295.85 - £332.83 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £50 - £65 per hour
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