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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 73 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 46 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.22% 2.80% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 3.00% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 12
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£329 £313 £297
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £396 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.57 £35.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +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
1927 1903 1599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 93.18% 93.47% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1089 863
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 114 173
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.25 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +12.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 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 6 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 6 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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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
Farnborough +5 7 £355 - 1
Portsmouth +4 5 £327 - 2
Southampton -13 4 £338 +10.65% 4
Winchester -12 3 £330 - 3
Hook -4 2 - - 1
Eastleigh - 1 - - 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 101 (82.11%) Software Engineering
2 62 (50.41%) Security Cleared
3 59 (47.97%) C++
4 54 (43.90%) Linux
5 50 (40.65%) C
6 46 (37.40%) SC Cleared
7 30 (24.39%) Java
7 30 (24.39%) UML
8 28 (22.76%) UNIX
9 23 (18.70%) Configuration Management
10 22 (17.89%) OOD
11 21 (17.07%) Python
12 19 (15.45%) Subversion
13 18 (14.63%) ClearCase
13 18 (14.63%) Windows
13 18 (14.63%) Ant
14 17 (13.82%) OO
15 15 (12.20%) VMware
15 15 (12.20%) Integration Testing
16 14 (11.38%) Multithreading
16 14 (11.38%) CppUnit
16 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (11.38%) NUnit
16 14 (11.38%) Perl
16 14 (11.38%) GoogleTest
16 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (10.57%) C#
18 12 (9.76%) JavaScript
18 12 (9.76%) Validation
18 12 (9.76%) Project Management

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 2 (1.63%) JBoss
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Office
1 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
1 2 (1.63%) Simulink
2 1 (0.81%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) SAN
2 6 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.44%) Internet
3 3 (2.44%) VLAN
3 3 (2.44%) ATM
3 3 (2.44%) DVB
4 2 (1.63%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.63%) LTE
5 1 (0.81%) NAS
5 1 (0.81%) 802.11
5 1 (0.81%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.81%) Network Security
5 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.81%) LAN
5 1 (0.81%) VoIP
5 1 (0.81%) WAN
5 1 (0.81%) HTTP
5 1 (0.81%) Firewall
5 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) Oracle BI EE
1 8 (6.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.07%) MySQL
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (15.45%) Subversion
2 18 (14.63%) ClearCase
2 18 (14.63%) Ant
3 14 (11.38%) CppUnit
3 14 (11.38%) NUnit
3 14 (11.38%) GoogleTest
4 9 (7.32%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.50%) Selenium
5 8 (6.50%) Rational Rose
6 5 (4.07%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.25%) JUnit
7 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.25%) LabVIEW
8 3 (2.44%) Maven
8 3 (2.44%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.44%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.63%) QUnit
9 2 (1.63%) NetBeans
9 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (4.88%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Aerospace
2 4 (3.25%) Military
3 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.63%) Electronics
4 2 (1.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.81%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.13%) Motif
2 9 (7.32%) HTML
3 8 (6.50%) XML
4 6 (4.88%) .NET
4 6 (4.88%) Ajax
5 5 (4.07%) CSS
5 5 (4.07%) Software Packaging
6 4 (3.25%) Application Packaging
6 4 (3.25%) Spring
6 4 (3.25%) J2EE
7 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.44%) SOAP
7 3 (2.44%) WinForms
7 3 (2.44%) Web Services
7 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.63%) Dojo
8 2 (1.63%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.63%) WPF
8 2 (1.63%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.76%) Derivative
3 11 (8.94%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.69%) HACMP
4 7 (5.69%) Clustering
5 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.07%) Human Factors
6 5 (4.07%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.25%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.44%) STB
8 3 (2.44%) GIS
9 2 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.63%) DTV
9 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.63%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.81%) User Experience
10 1 (0.81%) Statistics
10 1 (0.81%) Physics
10 1 (0.81%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 54 (43.90%) Linux
2 28 (22.76%) UNIX
3 18 (14.63%) Windows
4 9 (7.32%) Android
5 8 (6.50%) Solaris
6 7 (5.69%) AIX
6 7 (5.69%) HPUX
6 7 (5.69%) NetWare
7 6 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (2.44%) CentOS
9 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.63%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.81%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (82.11%) Software Engineering
2 30 (24.39%) UML
3 23 (18.70%) Configuration Management
4 22 (17.89%) OOD
5 17 (13.82%) OO
6 15 (12.20%) Integration Testing
7 14 (11.38%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (11.38%) Multithreading
8 12 (9.76%) Memory Management
8 12 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
8 12 (9.76%) Project Management
8 12 (9.76%) Validation
9 11 (8.94%) Use Case
9 11 (8.94%) SDLC
10 10 (8.13%) Unit Testing
10 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.13%) Migration
11 9 (7.32%) Scrum
11 9 (7.32%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (6.50%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.97%) C++
2 50 (40.65%) C
3 30 (24.39%) Java
4 21 (17.07%) Python
5 14 (11.38%) Perl
6 13 (10.57%) C#
7 12 (9.76%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.32%) SQL
8 9 (7.32%) Shell Script
8 9 (7.32%) Bash Shell
9 7 (5.69%) Korn
10 5 (4.07%) Ruby
10 5 (4.07%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.07%) PHP
11 4 (3.25%) VBScript
11 4 (3.25%) Ada
12 3 (2.44%) Groovy
13 2 (1.63%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.63%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.63%) REXX
Qualifications
1 62 (50.41%) Security Cleared
2 46 (37.40%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.94%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) MCP
4 1 (0.81%) CCNP
4 1 (0.81%) CCNA
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) TickIT
1 2 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.69%) GPFS
2 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.81%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (5.69%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.25%) SCCM
4 2 (1.63%) WMI
5 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) VMware
2 8 (6.50%) Serena
2 8 (6.50%) Oracle
2 8 (6.50%) IBM
2 8 (6.50%) HP
3 7 (5.69%) Veritas
4 6 (4.88%) Hitachi
4 6 (4.88%) Informatica
4 6 (4.88%) Compaq
4 6 (4.88%) EMC
5 5 (4.07%) Cisco
6 4 (3.25%) AppSense
6 4 (3.25%) Altiris
7 2 (1.63%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.81%) Intel
8 1 (0.81%) Google
8 1 (0.81%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.81%) ESRI
Hampshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago