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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 63 77 96
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 63 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.01% 1.76% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 1.87% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 4
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£338 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £234 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £22.40 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.30 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
1924 1714 1836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.01% 94.02% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 987 947
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £230 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 148 188
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +5 22 £350 +12.00% 1
Basingstoke +23 5 £200 -
Portsmouth +1 2 - -
Winchester - 2 - -
Romsey -2 1 - -
Yateley - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - - 1
Fareham - - - - 2
Havant - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 99 (93.40%) Software Engineering
2 62 (58.49%) C
3 52 (49.06%) Linux
4 28 (26.42%) Python
5 27 (25.47%) UNIX
6 25 (23.58%) ClearCase
7 24 (22.64%) SC Cleared
7 24 (22.64%) Security Cleared
8 23 (21.70%) Windows
8 23 (21.70%) Java
9 19 (17.92%) Telecoms
9 19 (17.92%) Scrum
9 19 (17.92%) Configuration Management
9 19 (17.92%) C++
9 19 (17.92%) Web Services
10 17 (16.04%) Embedded C
10 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (14.15%) POSIX
11 15 (14.15%) UML
11 15 (14.15%) SQL
12 14 (13.21%) DTV
12 14 (13.21%) Subversion
12 14 (13.21%) Git (software)
13 13 (12.26%) Test Automation
13 13 (12.26%) Jenkins
13 13 (12.26%) C#
14 12 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (10.38%) Android
15 11 (10.38%) Perl
15 11 (10.38%) .NET

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.89%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.49%) DVB
3 7 (6.60%) SAN
4 6 (5.66%) Network Security
4 6 (5.66%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (3.77%) MQTT
5 4 (3.77%) Modbus
6 3 (2.83%) UPnP
6 3 (2.83%) HTTP
7 2 (1.89%) ASN.1
7 2 (1.89%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.89%) LTE
8 1 (0.94%) FCoE
8 1 (0.94%) NAS
8 1 (0.94%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.94%) 2G
8 1 (0.94%) 3G
8 1 (0.94%) UTRAN
8 1 (0.94%) LDAP
8 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.94%) Big Data
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (23.58%) ClearCase
2 14 (13.21%) Subversion
2 14 (13.21%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.26%) Jenkins
4 10 (9.43%) SpecFlow
5 9 (8.49%) Cucumber
6 8 (7.55%) SoapUI
7 7 (6.60%) GoogleTest
7 7 (6.60%) CppUnit
7 7 (6.60%) NUnit
7 7 (6.60%) Visual Studio
7 7 (6.60%) Ant
7 7 (6.60%) Rational Rose
8 4 (3.77%) JIRA
9 3 (2.83%) Hudson
9 3 (2.83%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.83%) TestNG
9 3 (2.83%) Mockito
9 3 (2.83%) DbUnit
9 3 (2.83%) FitNesse
General
1 19 (17.92%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.89%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
3 1 (0.94%) Electronics
3 1 (0.94%) Finance
3 1 (0.94%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (17.92%) Web Services
2 15 (14.15%) POSIX
3 11 (10.38%) .NET
3 11 (10.38%) SOAP
4 7 (6.60%) Motif
5 6 (5.66%) Hibernate
5 6 (5.66%) Spring
6 4 (3.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.77%) WebSockets
7 3 (2.83%) wxWidgets
7 3 (2.83%) HTML
8 2 (1.89%) MFC
8 2 (1.89%) XML
8 2 (1.89%) JMS
8 2 (1.89%) GWT
8 2 (1.89%) Guice
8 2 (1.89%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.89%) REST
9 1 (0.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) DTV
2 10 (9.43%) Device Driver
3 7 (6.60%) STB
4 6 (5.66%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (4.72%) Derivative
6 4 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.77%) Clustering
7 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.83%) Wiki
7 3 (2.83%) HACMP
8 2 (1.89%) VHDL
9 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.94%) Open Source
9 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.94%) Firmware
9 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.94%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 52 (49.06%) Linux
2 27 (25.47%) UNIX
3 23 (21.70%) Windows
4 11 (10.38%) Android
5 6 (5.66%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.77%) HPUX
6 4 (3.77%) Solaris
6 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.77%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.83%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (2.83%) NetWare
7 3 (2.83%) AIX
8 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.94%) SUSE
9 1 (0.94%) Debian
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (93.40%) Software Engineering
2 19 (17.92%) Scrum
2 19 (17.92%) Configuration Management
3 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (14.15%) UML
5 13 (12.26%) Test Automation
6 12 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.49%) Integration Testing
8 8 (7.55%) Project Management
8 8 (7.55%) User Stories
9 7 (6.60%) Use Case
9 7 (6.60%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.60%) Unified Process
9 7 (6.60%) OO
9 7 (6.60%) RUP
9 7 (6.60%) OOD
10 6 (5.66%) TDD
11 5 (4.72%) Test Strategy
11 5 (4.72%) Data Transformation
11 5 (4.72%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 62 (58.49%) C
2 28 (26.42%) Python
3 23 (21.70%) Java
4 19 (17.92%) C++
5 17 (16.04%) Embedded C
6 15 (14.15%) SQL
7 13 (12.26%) C#
8 11 (10.38%) Perl
9 10 (9.43%) Ruby
10 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
11 7 (6.60%) Bash Shell
11 7 (6.60%) Shell Script
12 5 (4.72%) Korn
12 5 (4.72%) VBScript
13 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.83%) PHP
14 2 (1.89%) Ada
14 2 (1.89%) Pascal
14 2 (1.89%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (22.64%) SC Cleared
1 24 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.60%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) Degree
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) DO-178B
1 1 (0.94%) QA
1 1 (0.94%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.83%) vCloud
2 3 (2.83%) GPFS
3 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) Vagrant
1 6 (5.66%) Puppet
2 4 (3.77%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (8.49%) VMware
2 8 (7.55%) Oracle
3 6 (5.66%) HP
4 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.77%) ESRI
6 3 (2.83%) Compaq
6 3 (2.83%) EMC
6 3 (2.83%) Intel
6 3 (2.83%) Hitachi
6 3 (2.83%) Veritas
6 3 (2.83%) IBM
7 2 (1.89%) Cisco
7 2 (1.89%) Atomikos
8 1 (0.94%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.94%) Perforce
8 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.94%) Mercator
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