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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 31 44 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 114 86 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.11% 4.23% 6.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.59% 5.86% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 49
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£350 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 28
Average hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +12.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1731 1467 1315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.55% 72.23% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 862 814
Average daily rate £390 £360 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 62 82
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.75 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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
Basingstoke +12 15 £375 -11.76% 3
Portsmouth +4 13 £327 - 5
Southampton -23 13 £393 +30.83% 18
Farnborough -5 10 £303 -21.93% 2
Winchester -9 7 - - 4
Hook -4 6 £306 +2.25% 1
Gosport - 4 £350 -
Eastleigh - 3 - - 2
Aldershot +13 1 - -
Havant -5 1 - - 2
Waterlooville - 1 - - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 122 (58.65%) Linux
2 103 (49.52%) C
3 93 (44.71%) Security Cleared
4 90 (43.27%) C++
5 80 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 79 (37.98%) UNIX
7 66 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
8 63 (30.29%) UML
9 54 (25.96%) Configuration Management
10 51 (24.52%) Subversion
11 50 (24.04%) Analytical Skills
12 48 (23.08%) ClearCase
13 47 (22.60%) OO
13 47 (22.60%) Multithreading
14 46 (22.12%) Java
15 45 (21.63%) OOD
16 44 (21.15%) NUnit
16 44 (21.15%) GoogleTest
17 41 (19.71%) CppUnit
18 39 (18.75%) Python
19 36 (17.31%) Ant
19 36 (17.31%) Scrum
19 36 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
20 34 (16.35%) Use Case
21 33 (15.87%) JavaScript
21 33 (15.87%) HTML
21 33 (15.87%) Memory Management
22 30 (14.42%) Windows
23 28 (13.46%) Motif
23 28 (13.46%) TDD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.48%) Drupal
5 1 (0.48%) WordPress
5 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.96%) Simulink
3 2 (0.96%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
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
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.25%) SAN
2 12 (5.77%) Fibre Channel
3 9 (4.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.37%) iSCSI
5 6 (2.88%) DVB
5 6 (2.88%) FCoE
6 3 (1.44%) VLAN
6 3 (1.44%) Internet
7 2 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.96%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.96%) ATM
7 2 (0.96%) HTTP
7 2 (0.96%) Network Security
8 1 (0.48%) Software-Defined Radio
8 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.48%) NGN
8 1 (0.48%) FTP
8 1 (0.48%) SMS
8 1 (0.48%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.73%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (6.25%) Ingres
3 10 (4.81%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (3.37%) MySQL
5 5 (2.40%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.48%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (24.52%) Subversion
2 48 (23.08%) ClearCase
3 44 (21.15%) NUnit
3 44 (21.15%) GoogleTest
4 41 (19.71%) CppUnit
5 36 (17.31%) Ant
6 22 (10.58%) Git (software)
7 20 (9.62%) Jenkins
7 20 (9.62%) CruiseControl
8 16 (7.69%) Rational Rose
9 14 (6.73%) ClearQuest
10 9 (4.33%) JIRA
11 7 (3.37%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.88%) SpecFlow
13 5 (2.40%) Gerrit
14 4 (1.92%) SoapUI
14 4 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
15 3 (1.44%) Maven
15 3 (1.44%) LabVIEW
15 3 (1.44%) Selenium
General
1 6 (2.88%) Aerospace
2 5 (2.40%) Electronics
2 5 (2.40%) Finance
3 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.44%) Retail
4 3 (1.44%) Military
5 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.96%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (47.12%) Software Engineer
2 68 (32.69%) Developer
3 17 (8.17%) Software Developer
4 13 (6.25%) C Developer
4 13 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (5.29%) iOS Developer
6 10 (4.81%) Technical Leader
7 7 (3.37%) C++ Developer
7 7 (3.37%) Architect
8 6 (2.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (2.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (2.88%) Android Software Engineer
9 5 (2.40%) Test Specialist
9 5 (2.40%) Applications Developer
10 4 (1.92%) Lead Developer
10 4 (1.92%) Test Engineer
10 4 (1.92%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (1.92%) Java Developer
10 4 (1.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 4 (1.92%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.87%) HTML
2 28 (13.46%) Motif
3 22 (10.58%) .NET
4 20 (9.62%) XML
5 18 (8.65%) HTML5
5 18 (8.65%) Web Services
6 14 (6.73%) RESTful
7 13 (6.25%) wxWidgets
7 13 (6.25%) jQuery
8 12 (5.77%) CSS
9 11 (5.29%) iOS SDK
10 10 (4.81%) AngularJS
11 8 (3.85%) SOAP
12 6 (2.88%) JSON
13 5 (2.40%) Ajax
14 3 (1.44%) Spring
14 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
14 3 (1.44%) Spring MVC
14 3 (1.44%) ASP.NET
15 2 (0.96%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 50 (24.04%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (10.58%) Derivative
3 11 (5.29%) iPhone
4 10 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.81%) User Experience
5 9 (4.33%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.85%) Device Driver
6 8 (3.85%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.37%) Clustering
7 7 (3.37%) STB
7 7 (3.37%) HACMP
8 6 (2.88%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.40%) Human Factors
9 5 (2.40%) DTV
10 4 (1.92%) Open Source
11 3 (1.44%) MPEG
12 2 (0.96%) GIS
12 2 (0.96%) IPTV
12 2 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 122 (58.65%) Linux
2 79 (37.98%) UNIX
3 30 (14.42%) Windows
4 20 (9.62%) Apple iOS
5 18 (8.65%) Android
6 13 (6.25%) AIX
7 7 (3.37%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (3.37%) HPUX
7 7 (3.37%) Solaris
7 7 (3.37%) NetWare
8 4 (1.92%) CentOS
8 4 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.92%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.48%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (30.29%) UML
3 54 (25.96%) Configuration Management
4 47 (22.60%) OO
4 47 (22.60%) Multithreading
5 45 (21.63%) OOD
6 36 (17.31%) Scrum
6 36 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (16.35%) Use Case
8 33 (15.87%) Memory Management
9 28 (13.46%) TDD
10 27 (12.98%) Integration Testing
11 26 (12.50%) Project Management
12 19 (9.13%) Validation
13 16 (7.69%) Unified Process
13 16 (7.69%) RUP
14 14 (6.73%) Unit Testing
14 14 (6.73%) Refactoring
15 13 (6.25%) ETL
16 12 (5.77%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 103 (49.52%) C
2 90 (43.27%) C++
3 46 (22.12%) Java
4 39 (18.75%) Python
5 33 (15.87%) JavaScript
6 26 (12.50%) SQL
7 23 (11.06%) C#
8 20 (9.62%) Objective-C
8 20 (9.62%) Perl
9 11 (5.29%) Bash Shell
9 11 (5.29%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.81%) Embedded C
10 10 (4.81%) Ruby
11 8 (3.85%) PHP
12 7 (3.37%) Korn
13 5 (2.40%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.92%) VB.NET
15 3 (1.44%) Ada
15 3 (1.44%) Embedded C++
16 2 (0.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 93 (44.71%) Security Cleared
2 80 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (0.96%) HND
4 2 (0.96%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (3.37%) GPFS
1 7 (3.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.40%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.48%) Docker
3 1 (0.48%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.48%) Snort
3 1 (0.48%) NFS
3 1 (0.48%) Firmware
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 22 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.17%) VMware
3 13 (6.25%) Veritas
4 10 (4.81%) IBM
4 10 (4.81%) Oracle
4 10 (4.81%) Serena
5 8 (3.85%) Informatica
6 6 (2.88%) ESRI
6 6 (2.88%) Hitachi
6 6 (2.88%) HP
6 6 (2.88%) Compaq
6 6 (2.88%) EMC
7 4 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.92%) Telelogic
7 4 (1.92%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.44%) Cisco
9 1 (0.48%) Coverity
9 1 (0.48%) Google
9 1 (0.48%) Perforce
9 1 (0.48%) Embarcadero
Hampshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Hampshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £27 - £45 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 18 days ago