The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 34 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 100 89 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.76% 4.52% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 6.11% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 52
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£327 £325 £292
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +9.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.57 £40.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.57 £48.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Software Engineering
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1680 1456 1274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.89% 73.98% 72.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 845 779
Average daily rate £375 £363 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £257 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 63 82
Average hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £21.70 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the Hampshire region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Hampshire region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 +4 14 £305 -21.29%
Portsmouth +8 12 £327 - 3
Southampton -17 10 £393 +30.83% 13
Hook -6 7 £350 +16.86% 1
Basingstoke -3 6 £250 -41.17% 2
Winchester -4 6 £330 - 3
Eastleigh - 3 - -
Aldershot +7 1 - -
Waterlooville - 1 - - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 125 (60.10%) Linux
2 102 (49.04%) C
3 99 (47.60%) C++
4 98 (47.12%) Security Cleared
5 81 (38.94%) SC Cleared
6 76 (36.54%) UNIX
7 66 (31.73%) UML
8 59 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (23.08%) Configuration Management
9 48 (23.08%) OO
9 48 (23.08%) OOD
9 48 (23.08%) Java
10 43 (20.67%) Subversion
10 43 (20.67%) Multithreading
10 43 (20.67%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (18.75%) GoogleTest
11 39 (18.75%) ClearCase
12 37 (17.79%) Python
13 36 (17.31%) NUnit
14 34 (16.35%) JavaScript
14 34 (16.35%) HTML
15 32 (15.38%) Scrum
15 32 (15.38%) CppUnit
16 31 (14.90%) Ant
17 29 (13.94%) Windows
17 29 (13.94%) Memory Management
18 27 (12.98%) Use Case
19 26 (12.50%) Integration Testing
19 26 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (12.50%) TDD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (9.13%) Node.js
2 5 (2.40%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.96%) TPMS
5 1 (0.48%) WordPress
5 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.48%) SAS
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
Applications
1 4 (1.92%) MS Office
1 4 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.96%) Simulink
2 2 (0.96%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
1 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.73%) SAN
2 13 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (4.81%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 7 (3.37%) FCoE
6 4 (1.92%) DVB
7 3 (1.44%) Internet
7 3 (1.44%) VLAN
8 2 (0.96%) ATM
9 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.48%) SMS
9 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.48%) FTP
9 1 (0.48%) HTTP
9 1 (0.48%) 802.11
9 1 (0.48%) RTP
9 1 (0.48%) Wireless
9 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.48%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.81%) Oracle BI EE
2 8 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (3.37%) Ingres
4 6 (2.88%) MySQL
5 5 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 43 (20.67%) Subversion
2 39 (18.75%) ClearCase
2 39 (18.75%) GoogleTest
3 36 (17.31%) NUnit
4 32 (15.38%) CppUnit
5 31 (14.90%) Ant
6 22 (10.58%) Git (software)
7 18 (8.65%) Jenkins
8 12 (5.77%) Rational Rose
9 11 (5.29%) CruiseControl
10 9 (4.33%) ClearQuest
11 8 (3.85%) JIRA
12 5 (2.40%) Selenium
12 5 (2.40%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.40%) Gerrit
13 4 (1.92%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
13 4 (1.92%) Maven
13 4 (1.92%) LabVIEW
14 3 (1.44%) NetBeans
General
1 6 (2.88%) Finance
2 5 (2.40%) Aerospace
3 4 (1.92%) Electronics
3 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.44%) Military
4 3 (1.44%) Retail
5 2 (0.96%) Back Office
5 2 (0.96%) Banking
5 2 (0.96%) Legal
5 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 103 (49.52%) Software Engineer
2 65 (31.25%) Developer
3 15 (7.21%) C Developer
4 14 (6.73%) Software Developer
5 13 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (5.29%) iOS Developer
7 10 (4.81%) C++ Developer
8 9 (4.33%) Architect
9 8 (3.85%) Technical Leader
10 6 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (2.88%) Android Software Engineer
11 5 (2.40%) Applications Developer
11 5 (2.40%) Test Engineer
11 5 (2.40%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (2.40%) Test Specialist
12 4 (1.92%) Lead Developer
12 4 (1.92%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (1.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 4 (1.92%) Mobile Developer
13 3 (1.44%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.35%) HTML
2 19 (9.13%) .NET
2 19 (9.13%) Motif
3 18 (8.65%) HTML5
4 17 (8.17%) Web Services
5 16 (7.69%) XML
6 13 (6.25%) CSS
6 13 (6.25%) RESTful
7 12 (5.77%) jQuery
8 11 (5.29%) iOS SDK
9 10 (4.81%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.37%) wxWidgets
10 7 (3.37%) Ajax
11 5 (2.40%) JSON
11 5 (2.40%) SOAP
12 3 (1.44%) Spring MVC
12 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.44%) Spring
13 2 (0.96%) Dojo
13 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.67%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.62%) Derivative
3 11 (5.29%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.29%) iPhone
4 10 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.81%) User Experience
5 9 (4.33%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.85%) Device Driver
6 8 (3.85%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.37%) HACMP
7 7 (3.37%) Clustering
8 6 (2.88%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.40%) Human Factors
9 5 (2.40%) STB
10 3 (1.44%) DTV
11 2 (0.96%) GIS
11 2 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.96%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.48%) MPEG
12 1 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 125 (60.10%) Linux
2 76 (36.54%) UNIX
3 29 (13.94%) Windows
4 20 (9.62%) Apple iOS
5 18 (8.65%) Android
6 14 (6.73%) AIX
7 9 (4.33%) Embedded Linux
8 8 (3.85%) Solaris
9 7 (3.37%) HPUX
9 7 (3.37%) NetWare
10 4 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (1.92%) CentOS
11 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.48%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (31.73%) UML
2 59 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (23.08%) OO
3 48 (23.08%) OOD
3 48 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 43 (20.67%) Multithreading
5 32 (15.38%) Scrum
6 29 (13.94%) Memory Management
7 27 (12.98%) Use Case
8 26 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 26 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (12.50%) TDD
9 24 (11.54%) Project Management
10 22 (10.58%) System Integration Testing
11 19 (9.13%) Unit Testing
12 15 (7.21%) Validation
13 13 (6.25%) ETL
14 12 (5.77%) RUP
14 12 (5.77%) Unified Process
15 11 (5.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 102 (49.04%) C
2 99 (47.60%) C++
3 48 (23.08%) Java
4 37 (17.79%) Python
5 34 (16.35%) JavaScript
6 23 (11.06%) Perl
6 23 (11.06%) C#
7 20 (9.62%) Objective-C
8 17 (8.17%) SQL
9 12 (5.77%) Shell Script
9 12 (5.77%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.85%) Ruby
10 8 (3.85%) Embedded C
11 7 (3.37%) Korn
12 6 (2.88%) PHP
13 5 (2.40%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.92%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.44%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.44%) Ada
16 2 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 98 (47.12%) Security Cleared
2 81 (38.94%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (0.96%) ISEB
4 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) HND
5 1 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.44%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.37%) GPFS
3 5 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.48%) NFS
4 1 (0.48%) Firmware
4 1 (0.48%) Snort
4 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.37%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.88%) Puppet
3 5 (2.40%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (8.65%) VMware
2 16 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.73%) Veritas
4 13 (6.25%) IBM
5 10 (4.81%) Serena
5 10 (4.81%) Oracle
6 8 (3.85%) Informatica
7 6 (2.88%) HP
7 6 (2.88%) Compaq
7 6 (2.88%) EMC
7 6 (2.88%) Hitachi
8 4 (1.92%) ESRI
8 4 (1.92%) Telelogic
8 4 (1.92%) Xamarin
9 3 (1.44%) Cisco
10 1 (0.48%) Embarcadero
10 1 (0.48%) Perforce
10 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.48%) Google
10 1 (0.48%) Coverity
Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 42 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago