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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 79 63 77
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 36 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.78% 2.70% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.88% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 23
Median daily rate £349 £329 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £411 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £340 £328
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 2
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -3.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
1922 1946 1834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 95.10% 93.92% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1202 1210 1066
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 £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 139 111
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Southampton +8 6 £349 -11.08% 5
Farnborough +2 5 - -
Fareham - 3 £360 - 4
Eastleigh -6 2 £326 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £338 - 3
Hook +4 1 £305 -
Winchester -11 1 £456 +38.18%
Portsmouth -13 1 £350 +7.03% 3
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 84 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 51 (57.95%) C
3 38 (43.18%) C++
4 28 (31.82%) Linux
5 25 (28.41%) Telecoms
5 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (28.41%) Java
6 24 (27.27%) Embedded C
7 20 (22.73%) Wireless
7 20 (22.73%) Multithreading
8 18 (20.45%) LTE
8 18 (20.45%) Embedded Software Development
8 18 (20.45%) VHDL
8 18 (20.45%) UML
9 17 (19.32%) Python
10 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 15 (17.05%) ClearCase
11 15 (17.05%) Unix
12 14 (15.91%) Scrum
12 14 (15.91%) Subversion
12 14 (15.91%) OO
12 14 (15.91%) SQL
12 14 (15.91%) Integration Testing
12 14 (15.91%) Use Case
12 14 (15.91%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (14.77%) GoogleTest
13 13 (14.77%) Configuration Management
14 12 (13.64%) OOD
14 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
14 12 (13.64%) Ant

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 5 (5.68%) Node.js
2 3 (3.41%) JBoss
3 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.73%) Wireless
2 18 (20.45%) LTE
3 10 (11.36%) 3G
4 9 (10.23%) 3GPP
4 9 (10.23%) PPP
5 4 (4.55%) DVB
6 3 (3.41%) HTTP
7 2 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.14%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.14%) SAN
8 1 (1.14%) VoIP
8 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
1 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.27%) SAP BI
2 2 (2.27%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) ClearCase
2 14 (15.91%) Subversion
3 13 (14.77%) GoogleTest
4 12 (13.64%) Ant
4 12 (13.64%) NUnit
5 11 (12.50%) CppUnit
5 11 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.68%) JUnit
6 5 (5.68%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.55%) Maven
7 4 (4.55%) Mockito
7 4 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (3.41%) Android Studio
8 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.41%) Gradle
8 3 (3.41%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.41%) Rational Rose
9 2 (2.27%) QUnit
9 2 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 25 (28.41%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.55%) Legal
4 3 (3.41%) Electronics
4 3 (3.41%) Finance
5 2 (2.27%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) HTML
2 8 (9.09%) Spring
3 7 (7.95%) CSS
4 6 (6.82%) WPF
5 5 (5.68%) .NET
5 5 (5.68%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.68%) XML
6 4 (4.55%) Dojo
6 4 (4.55%) Entity Framework
6 4 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.55%) jQuery
6 4 (4.55%) Middleware
6 4 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (4.55%) Spring Boot
6 4 (4.55%) Spring Integration
6 4 (4.55%) Spring MVC
6 4 (4.55%) Web Services
7 3 (3.41%) HTML5
7 3 (3.41%) REST
7 3 (3.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.45%) VHDL
2 12 (13.64%) Derivative
3 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.82%) DTV
4 6 (6.82%) STB
5 4 (4.55%) Clustering
5 4 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (4.55%) HACMP
6 3 (3.41%) MPEG
6 3 (3.41%) Physics
7 2 (2.27%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.27%) Mechatronics
7 2 (2.27%) User Experience
7 2 (2.27%) Wiki
8 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 28 (31.82%) Linux
2 15 (17.05%) Unix
3 12 (13.64%) Windows
4 7 (7.95%) Android
5 4 (4.55%) AIX
5 4 (4.55%) HPUX
5 4 (4.55%) NetWare
5 4 (4.55%) Solaris
6 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.14%) CentOS
7 1 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.14%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (95.45%) Software Engineering
2 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.73%) Multithreading
4 18 (20.45%) Embedded Software Development
4 18 (20.45%) UML
5 14 (15.91%) Integration Testing
5 14 (15.91%) OO
5 14 (15.91%) Scrum
5 14 (15.91%) System Integration Testing
5 14 (15.91%) Use Case
6 13 (14.77%) Configuration Management
7 12 (13.64%) Memory Management
7 12 (13.64%) OOD
7 12 (13.64%) Project Management
7 12 (13.64%) TDD
8 10 (11.36%) SOA
8 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (9.09%) Software Architecture
10 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 51 (57.95%) C
2 38 (43.18%) C++
3 25 (28.41%) Java
4 24 (27.27%) Embedded C
5 17 (19.32%) Python
6 14 (15.91%) SQL
7 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 10 (11.36%) C#
9 7 (7.95%) Bash Shell
9 7 (7.95%) Perl
10 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.55%) Korn
12 3 (3.41%) Embedded C++
12 3 (3.41%) Ruby
13 2 (2.27%) ABAP
13 2 (2.27%) XAML
14 1 (1.14%) Go
14 1 (1.14%) Groovy
14 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.68%) Degree
4 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (4.55%) GPFS
2 2 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.14%) Docker
3 1 (1.14%) Firmware
3 1 (1.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) Oracle
1 6 (6.82%) VMware
2 4 (4.55%) Telelogic
2 4 (4.55%) Veritas
3 3 (3.41%) HP
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco
4 2 (2.27%) Compaq
4 2 (2.27%) EMC
4 2 (2.27%) Hitachi
4 2 (2.27%) IBM
4 2 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat