The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 41 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 89 95 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.29% 5.57% 4.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 7.65% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 16
Average daily rate £320 £288 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.30% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £403 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 34
Average hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.33% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.80 £30.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £40.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1448 1242 1244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 69.75% 72.80% 68.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 767 609
Average daily rate £363 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 76 117
Average hourly rate £44.25 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.14% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Engineering
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +2 26 £300 -6.97% 17
Basingstoke +22 10 £425 +5.59% 7
Hook -8 6 £300 +4.17%
Farnborough -2 5 £388 -13.88% 1
Portsmouth -5 4 - - 7
Winchester -5 3 - - 1
Aldershot - 3 £456 -
Andover -4 2 - -
Havant - 2 £470 -
Romsey 0 1 £213 - 1
Alton - - - -
Lymington - - - -
Petersfield - - - - 1
Eastleigh - - - - 2
Fareham - - - - 5
Gosport - - - -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 74 (47.13%) Linux
2 68 (43.31%) C
3 63 (40.13%) Security Cleared
4 50 (31.85%) SC Cleared
5 42 (26.75%) ClearCase
6 36 (22.93%) C++
7 35 (22.29%) Configuration Management
8 33 (21.02%) OO
9 32 (20.38%) UML
10 31 (19.75%) UNIX
11 30 (19.11%) SQL
12 29 (18.47%) JavaScript
12 29 (18.47%) Python
13 28 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (17.20%) Subversion
14 27 (17.20%) Windows
15 26 (16.56%) Telecoms
16 24 (15.29%) .NET
16 24 (15.29%) OOD
16 24 (15.29%) Scrum
17 23 (14.65%) jQuery
18 21 (13.38%) NUnit
18 21 (13.38%) C#
18 21 (13.38%) Web Services
19 20 (12.74%) SQL Server
19 20 (12.74%) Motif
19 20 (12.74%) GoogleTest
20 19 (12.10%) Project Management
20 19 (12.10%) CppUnit
21 18 (11.46%) DTV

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (7.01%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.10%) IIS
3 4 (2.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.55%) Apache
3 4 (2.55%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (2.55%) Mule
4 3 (1.91%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.91%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.91%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.27%) Lync
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (6.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.55%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.82%) DNS
2 5 (3.18%) Network Security
3 4 (2.55%) AMQP
3 4 (2.55%) Kerberos
3 4 (2.55%) DVB
3 4 (2.55%) SAN
3 4 (2.55%) Internet
4 3 (1.91%) LAN
4 3 (1.91%) SNMP
4 3 (1.91%) WAN
4 3 (1.91%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.91%) HTTP
4 3 (1.91%) 3GPP
5 2 (1.27%) Unified Communications
5 2 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (1.27%) ATM
5 2 (1.27%) GSM
5 2 (1.27%) IPv4
5 2 (1.27%) UPnP
5 2 (1.27%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.64%) MySQL
3 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.18%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.91%) Ingres
10 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.64%) Big Data
11 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (26.75%) ClearCase
2 27 (17.20%) Subversion
3 21 (13.38%) NUnit
4 20 (12.74%) GoogleTest
5 19 (12.10%) CppUnit
6 18 (11.46%) Ant
7 13 (8.28%) Rational Rose
7 13 (8.28%) Jenkins
8 12 (7.64%) Git (software)
9 7 (4.46%) ClearQuest
9 7 (4.46%) SpecFlow
10 6 (3.82%) Selenium
11 5 (3.18%) JIRA
11 5 (3.18%) Maven
11 5 (3.18%) TestNG
12 4 (2.55%) NCrunch
12 4 (2.55%) Mercurial
12 4 (2.55%) Mockito
12 4 (2.55%) DbUnit
12 4 (2.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 26 (16.56%) Telecoms
2 13 (8.28%) Military
3 6 (3.82%) Aerospace
4 4 (2.55%) Finance
5 3 (1.91%) Legal
6 2 (1.27%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (49.04%) Software Engineer
2 58 (36.94%) Developer
3 11 (7.01%) C# Developer
4 9 (5.73%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (5.73%) Architect
5 7 (4.46%) Java Developer
5 7 (4.46%) PHP Developer
5 7 (4.46%) Software Developer
5 7 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (4.46%) Programmer
6 6 (3.82%) .NET Developer
6 6 (3.82%) C++ Developer
6 6 (3.82%) C Developer
7 5 (3.18%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (3.18%) Web Developer
7 5 (3.18%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (2.55%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (2.55%) Python Software Engineer
8 4 (2.55%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (2.55%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.29%) .NET
2 23 (14.65%) jQuery
3 21 (13.38%) Web Services
4 20 (12.74%) Motif
5 18 (11.46%) CSS
6 17 (10.83%) XML
6 17 (10.83%) POSIX
7 16 (10.19%) HTML
8 13 (8.28%) Middleware
9 12 (7.64%) ASP.NET
9 12 (7.64%) .NET Framework
10 8 (5.10%) Django
11 7 (4.46%) XSLT
12 6 (3.82%) Ajax
12 6 (3.82%) Spring
13 5 (3.18%) WCF
13 5 (3.18%) WPF
13 5 (3.18%) Hibernate
13 5 (3.18%) REST
14 4 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.46%) DTV
2 14 (8.92%) Derivative
3 6 (3.82%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (3.18%) Wiki
4 5 (3.18%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.91%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.27%) Clustering
6 2 (1.27%) STB
6 2 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.27%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) HACMP
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 74 (47.13%) Linux
2 31 (19.75%) UNIX
3 27 (17.20%) Windows
4 5 (3.18%) Android
5 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.27%) HPUX
6 2 (1.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.64%) AIX
7 1 (0.64%) NetWare
7 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.29%) Configuration Management
2 33 (21.02%) OO
3 32 (20.38%) UML
4 28 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (15.29%) OOD
5 24 (15.29%) Scrum
6 19 (12.10%) Project Management
7 17 (10.83%) Use Case
8 16 (10.19%) Integration Testing
8 16 (10.19%) Unified Process
8 16 (10.19%) RUP
8 16 (10.19%) MVC
9 15 (9.55%) Multithreading
9 15 (9.55%) Memory Management
10 12 (7.64%) TDD
11 11 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (6.37%) Web Development
13 9 (5.73%) OOP
13 9 (5.73%) SOA
14 7 (4.46%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 68 (43.31%) C
2 36 (22.93%) C++
3 30 (19.11%) SQL
4 29 (18.47%) JavaScript
4 29 (18.47%) Python
5 21 (13.38%) C#
6 16 (10.19%) Java
7 9 (5.73%) PHP
8 8 (5.10%) Embedded C
8 8 (5.10%) Ruby
9 7 (4.46%) Perl
10 5 (3.18%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.55%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.55%) PHP5
12 3 (1.91%) Groovy
12 3 (1.91%) Korn
12 3 (1.91%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.27%) VBScript
13 2 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (40.13%) Security Cleared
2 50 (31.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.73%) Degree
4 2 (1.27%) MCSE
4 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.64%) OCP
5 1 (0.64%) OCA
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.91%) vCloud
3 2 (1.27%) UAG
3 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (5.73%) Puppet
2 5 (3.18%) Ansible
3 3 (1.91%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.28%) Oracle
3 10 (6.37%) VMware
4 5 (3.18%) HP
5 4 (2.55%) Splunk
5 4 (2.55%) ESRI
5 4 (2.55%) Adobe
5 4 (2.55%) Serena
5 4 (2.55%) Zend
6 3 (1.91%) Atomikos
7 2 (1.27%) Cisco
7 2 (1.27%) IBM
7 2 (1.27%) EMC
8 1 (0.64%) Xilinx
8 1 (0.64%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.64%) Veritas
8 1 (0.64%) Compaq
8 1 (0.64%) Twitter
8 1 (0.64%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.64%) DevExpress
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Real Staffing
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £40 - £47 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago