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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 83 63 66
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 40 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.98% 2.43% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 2.64% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 4
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£375 £338 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
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
1812 1592 1300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.88% 91.97% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 851 632
Average daily rate £362 £356 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 105 169
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Southampton -19 9 £380 +12.59% 8
Eastleigh - 4 £375 -
Basingstoke +1 1 £325 - 2
Andover - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1
Fareham - - - - 2
Havant - - - - 4
Portsmouth - - - - 2
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 89 (89.90%) Software Engineering
2 62 (62.63%) C
3 49 (49.49%) Linux
4 37 (37.37%) C++
4 37 (37.37%) Security Cleared
5 35 (35.35%) SC Cleared
6 33 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (29.29%) Python
8 28 (28.28%) UML
8 28 (28.28%) UNIX
9 27 (27.27%) Configuration Management
10 22 (22.22%) Subversion
11 20 (20.20%) Scrum
11 20 (20.20%) Java
11 20 (20.20%) OOD
12 19 (19.19%) OO
13 18 (18.18%) ClearCase
13 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (16.16%) Project Management
15 14 (14.14%) Ant
15 14 (14.14%) Embedded C
15 14 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (13.13%) GoogleTest
16 13 (13.13%) CppUnit
16 13 (13.13%) SOA
16 13 (13.13%) C#
16 13 (13.13%) Motif
16 13 (13.13%) NUnit
17 12 (12.12%) Unified Process
17 12 (12.12%) RUP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 7 (7.07%) WebLogic
1 7 (7.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Process Server
2 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (4.04%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Simulink
2 1 (1.01%) Stateflow
2 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) TCP/IP
2 9 (9.09%) Network Security
3 6 (6.06%) Modbus
3 6 (6.06%) MQTT
3 6 (6.06%) DVB
4 4 (4.04%) HTTP
4 4 (4.04%) SSL
5 3 (3.03%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.02%) UPnP
7 1 (1.01%) NGN
7 1 (1.01%) 2G
7 1 (1.01%) LTE
7 1 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.01%) RTP
7 1 (1.01%) SAN
7 1 (1.01%) 3G
7 1 (1.01%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.02%) Ingres
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 22 (22.22%) Subversion
2 18 (18.18%) ClearCase
3 14 (14.14%) Ant
4 13 (13.13%) NUnit
4 13 (13.13%) CppUnit
4 13 (13.13%) GoogleTest
5 12 (12.12%) Rational Rose
6 10 (10.10%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.04%) JIRA
9 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.03%) FitNesse
9 3 (3.03%) Hudson
9 3 (3.03%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (3.03%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.02%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (2.02%) ClearQuest
10 2 (2.02%) CruiseControl
11 1 (1.01%) Maven
General
1 9 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 3 (3.03%) Electronics
3 2 (2.02%) Military
4 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.13%) Motif
2 10 (10.10%) Web Services
3 9 (9.09%) SOAP
4 8 (8.08%) XML
5 6 (6.06%) .NET
5 6 (6.06%) WebSockets
5 6 (6.06%) AngularJS
6 5 (5.05%) REST
7 4 (4.04%) JMS
7 4 (4.04%) WSDL
7 4 (4.04%) OpenGL
8 3 (3.03%) Middleware
8 3 (3.03%) POSIX
8 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.03%) HTML
8 3 (3.03%) WinForms
9 2 (2.02%) wxWidgets
9 2 (2.02%) Qt
10 1 (1.01%) RESTful
10 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 8 (8.08%) Derivative
4 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.06%) Wiki
4 6 (6.06%) STB
5 5 (5.05%) Device Driver
5 5 (5.05%) DTV
6 3 (3.03%) MPEG
7 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.02%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.02%) VHDL
7 2 (2.02%) IPTV
8 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.01%) HACMP
8 1 (1.01%) Clustering
8 1 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 49 (49.49%) Linux
2 28 (28.28%) UNIX
3 10 (10.10%) Android
4 9 (9.09%) Windows
5 8 (8.08%) Mac OS X
6 7 (7.07%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.02%) CentOS
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.01%) Windows CE
9 1 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.01%) NetWare
9 1 (1.01%) AIX
9 1 (1.01%) HPUX
9 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (89.90%) Software Engineering
2 33 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.28%) UML
4 27 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 20 (20.20%) Scrum
5 20 (20.20%) OOD
6 19 (19.19%) OO
7 18 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (16.16%) Project Management
9 13 (13.13%) SOA
10 12 (12.12%) RUP
10 12 (12.12%) Unified Process
10 12 (12.12%) Use Case
11 11 (11.11%) Refactoring
11 11 (11.11%) Multithreading
12 10 (10.10%) TDD
12 10 (10.10%) Code Coverage
12 10 (10.10%) User Stories
13 9 (9.09%) Integration Testing
13 9 (9.09%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (62.63%) C
2 37 (37.37%) C++
3 29 (29.29%) Python
4 20 (20.20%) Java
5 14 (14.14%) Embedded C
6 13 (13.13%) C#
7 10 (10.10%) SQL
8 8 (8.08%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.04%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.03%) Perl
10 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.02%) Ada
11 2 (2.02%) Ruby
11 2 (2.02%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.02%) Pascal
12 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.01%) Korn
12 1 (1.01%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 37 (37.37%) Security Cleared
2 35 (35.35%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.12%) Degree
4 8 (8.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) TickIT
2 4 (4.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.01%) GPFS
2 1 (1.01%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Puppet
1 7 (7.07%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (5.05%) IBM
3 3 (3.03%) Software AG
4 2 (2.02%) VMware
5 1 (1.01%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.01%) Veritas
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.01%) Mercator
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.01%) HP
5 1 (1.01%) Compaq
5 1 (1.01%) EMC
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