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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 62 78 90
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 59 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.82% 1.69% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 1.81% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 5
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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 £313 £234 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £364 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
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 £23.05 £35.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.90 £66.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
1928 1606 1883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.03% 93.59% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1113 938 993
Average daily rate £350 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 138 186
Average hourly rate £15.13 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 21 £350 -1.40% 7
Portsmouth -5 3 - - 3
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Fareham - - - - 3
Havant - - - - 1
Ringwood - - - -
Yateley - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 61 (57.55%) C
3 47 (44.34%) Linux
4 32 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (27.36%) Python
6 26 (24.53%) Java
7 24 (22.64%) UNIX
8 22 (20.75%) Scrum
8 22 (20.75%) SC Cleared
8 22 (20.75%) Security Cleared
9 21 (19.81%) C++
9 21 (19.81%) ClearCase
10 19 (17.92%) Windows
11 18 (16.98%) Web Services
11 18 (16.98%) UML
12 17 (16.04%) Configuration Management
13 15 (14.15%) Telecoms
13 15 (14.15%) Embedded C
13 15 (14.15%) SOAP
13 15 (14.15%) SQL
14 14 (13.21%) Git (software)
15 13 (12.26%) Test Automation
15 13 (12.26%) Android
15 13 (12.26%) C#
15 13 (12.26%) POSIX
15 13 (12.26%) Jenkins
16 12 (11.32%) DTV
16 12 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (11.32%) Subversion
17 11 (10.38%) OO

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (3.77%) WebSphere
1 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Process Server
1 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (1.89%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.94%) IIS
4 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Simulink
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.49%) DVB
3 8 (7.55%) Network Security
4 5 (4.72%) SAN
4 5 (4.72%) HTTP
4 5 (4.72%) SSL
4 5 (4.72%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (3.77%) MQTT
5 4 (3.77%) Modbus
6 3 (2.83%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.83%) UPnP
6 3 (2.83%) LTE
7 2 (1.89%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.89%) ASN.1
7 2 (1.89%) 2G
7 2 (1.89%) UTRAN
7 2 (1.89%) 3G
8 1 (0.94%) GSM
8 1 (0.94%) LDAP
8 1 (0.94%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.94%) Big Data
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (19.81%) ClearCase
2 14 (13.21%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.26%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.32%) Subversion
5 9 (8.49%) Cucumber
5 9 (8.49%) SpecFlow
6 8 (7.55%) SoapUI
7 6 (5.66%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.72%) Ant
8 5 (4.72%) Rational Rose
8 5 (4.72%) NUnit
8 5 (4.72%) GoogleTest
8 5 (4.72%) CppUnit
9 4 (3.77%) JIRA
10 3 (2.83%) Maven
10 3 (2.83%) FitNesse
10 3 (2.83%) Hudson
10 3 (2.83%) Mockito
10 3 (2.83%) DbUnit
10 3 (2.83%) Mercurial
General
1 15 (14.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.83%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (0.94%) Finance
4 1 (0.94%) Military
4 1 (0.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.98%) Web Services
2 15 (14.15%) SOAP
3 13 (12.26%) POSIX
4 11 (10.38%) .NET
5 6 (5.66%) REST
5 6 (5.66%) Hibernate
5 6 (5.66%) Spring
5 6 (5.66%) JMS
5 6 (5.66%) XML
6 5 (4.72%) Motif
6 5 (4.72%) WSDL
7 4 (3.77%) WebSockets
7 4 (3.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (3.77%) Middleware
7 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.83%) HTML
8 3 (2.83%) wxWidgets
9 2 (1.89%) Guice
9 2 (1.89%) GWT
9 2 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) DTV
2 10 (9.43%) Device Driver
3 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.60%) STB
4 5 (4.72%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.77%) Derivative
5 4 (3.77%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.83%) Clustering
6 3 (2.83%) VHDL
6 3 (2.83%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.83%) Wiki
7 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.89%) HACMP
8 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.94%) Firmware
8 1 (0.94%) MPEG
8 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 47 (44.34%) Linux
2 24 (22.64%) UNIX
3 19 (17.92%) Windows
4 13 (12.26%) Android
5 8 (7.55%) Mac OS X
6 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.77%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (2.83%) HPUX
7 3 (2.83%) Solaris
7 3 (2.83%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.89%) NetWare
8 2 (1.89%) AIX
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.94%) SUSE
9 1 (0.94%) Debian
9 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (93.40%) Software Engineering
2 32 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.75%) Scrum
4 18 (16.98%) UML
5 17 (16.04%) Configuration Management
6 13 (12.26%) Test Automation
7 12 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.38%) OO
9 8 (7.55%) Integration Testing
9 8 (7.55%) User Stories
10 7 (6.60%) Cyber Security
10 7 (6.60%) SOA
10 7 (6.60%) Multithreading
11 6 (5.66%) TDD
11 6 (5.66%) OOD
11 6 (5.66%) Project Management
12 5 (4.72%) Data Transformation
12 5 (4.72%) Coaching
12 5 (4.72%) DevOps
12 5 (4.72%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 61 (57.55%) C
2 29 (27.36%) Python
3 26 (24.53%) Java
4 21 (19.81%) C++
5 15 (14.15%) Embedded C
5 15 (14.15%) SQL
6 13 (12.26%) C#
7 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
8 8 (7.55%) Ruby
8 8 (7.55%) Perl
9 6 (5.66%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.66%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.77%) Korn
10 4 (3.77%) VBScript
11 3 (2.83%) PHP
12 2 (1.89%) Groovy
12 2 (1.89%) Ada
12 2 (1.89%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.89%) Pascal
13 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) SC Cleared
1 22 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.49%) DV Cleared
3 8 (7.55%) Degree
4 1 (0.94%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) TickIT
1 1 (0.94%) QA
1 1 (0.94%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.89%) GPFS
3 1 (0.94%) vCloud
3 1 (0.94%) vSphere
3 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) Puppet
1 6 (5.66%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.83%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (7.55%) Oracle
2 6 (5.66%) IBM
2 6 (5.66%) VMware
3 4 (3.77%) ESRI
4 3 (2.83%) HP
4 3 (2.83%) Intel
4 3 (2.83%) Software AG
4 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.89%) Compaq
5 2 (1.89%) EMC
5 2 (1.89%) Hitachi
5 2 (1.89%) Veritas
5 2 (1.89%) Atomikos
6 1 (0.94%) Mercator
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.94%) Perforce
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £12.82 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
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Rate: £36 - £37 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago