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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 37 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 93 84 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.45% 4.08% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 5.36% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 46
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£325 £330 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.57 £37.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.63 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1705 1568 1274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.54% 76.08% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 901 718
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 75 93
Average hourly rate £23.75 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +8 13 £305 -21.29% 4
Hook +1 12 £330 +10.18% 1
Portsmouth +6 10 £327 - 4
Basingstoke -3 8 £250 -41.17% 3
Southampton -22 6 £341 +5.00% 12
Winchester -12 4 £330 - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 124 (59.33%) Linux
2 108 (51.67%) C++
3 101 (48.33%) C
3 101 (48.33%) Security Cleared
4 80 (38.28%) SC Cleared
5 75 (35.89%) UML
6 70 (33.49%) UNIX
7 59 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (26.32%) OO
9 49 (23.44%) OOD
10 45 (21.53%) Java
10 45 (21.53%) Multithreading
11 44 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (18.18%) Configuration Management
13 37 (17.70%) Subversion
14 35 (16.75%) GoogleTest
15 34 (16.27%) Memory Management
16 33 (15.79%) Windows
16 33 (15.79%) ClearCase
17 32 (15.31%) Python
18 31 (14.83%) Use Case
19 30 (14.35%) NUnit
19 30 (14.35%) HTML
20 29 (13.88%) JavaScript
21 27 (12.92%) Project Management
21 27 (12.92%) Integration Testing
22 26 (12.44%) Ant
23 25 (11.96%) Scrum
23 25 (11.96%) CppUnit
24 23 (11.00%) System Integration Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 16 (7.66%) Node.js
2 2 (0.96%) TPMS
2 2 (0.96%) JBoss
3 1 (0.48%) SAS
3 1 (0.48%) CMS
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (0.48%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.48%) WordPress
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (1.91%) MS Office
1 4 (1.91%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.96%) Simulink
2 2 (0.96%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.70%) SAN
2 13 (6.22%) Fibre Channel
3 10 (4.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.83%) iSCSI
5 7 (3.35%) FCoE
6 4 (1.91%) DVB
7 3 (1.44%) VLAN
8 2 (0.96%) Internet
8 2 (0.96%) ATM
9 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
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%) Wireless
9 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.48%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.48%) Network Security
9 1 (0.48%) LTE
9 1 (0.48%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.78%) Oracle BI EE
1 10 (4.78%) Oracle Database
2 6 (2.87%) MySQL
3 4 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.44%) Ingres
5 2 (0.96%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.96%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (17.70%) Subversion
2 35 (16.75%) GoogleTest
3 33 (15.79%) ClearCase
4 30 (14.35%) NUnit
5 26 (12.44%) Ant
6 25 (11.96%) CppUnit
7 18 (8.61%) Git (software)
8 14 (6.70%) Jenkins
9 11 (5.26%) Rational Rose
10 9 (4.31%) JIRA
11 8 (3.83%) Selenium
12 6 (2.87%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.87%) CruiseControl
13 5 (2.39%) ClearQuest
13 5 (2.39%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (2.39%) Gerrit
13 5 (2.39%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.91%) LabVIEW
14 4 (1.91%) JUnit
15 3 (1.44%) NetBeans
General
1 9 (4.31%) Finance
2 6 (2.87%) Aerospace
3 5 (2.39%) Military
4 4 (1.91%) Electronics
4 4 (1.91%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.44%) Retail
6 2 (0.96%) Banking
6 2 (0.96%) Legal
6 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 100 (47.85%) Software Engineer
2 58 (27.75%) Developer
3 17 (8.13%) C Developer
4 13 (6.22%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (6.22%) C++ Developer
4 13 (6.22%) Technical Leader
5 10 (4.78%) Software Developer
6 9 (4.31%) iOS Developer
7 8 (3.83%) Architect
7 8 (3.83%) Analyst
8 6 (2.87%) Android Software Engineer
8 6 (2.87%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (2.39%) Test Engineer
9 5 (2.39%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (2.39%) Test Specialist
10 4 (1.91%) Test Analyst
10 4 (1.91%) Lead Developer
10 4 (1.91%) Applications Developer
10 4 (1.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 3 (1.44%) Audio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.35%) HTML
2 17 (8.13%) .NET
3 16 (7.66%) HTML5
4 13 (6.22%) Motif
5 12 (5.74%) Web Services
6 11 (5.26%) XML
6 11 (5.26%) CSS
7 10 (4.78%) jQuery
7 10 (4.78%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.31%) iOS SDK
9 8 (3.83%) RESTful
10 6 (2.87%) Ajax
11 4 (1.91%) Spring
11 4 (1.91%) J2EE
11 4 (1.91%) ASP.NET
12 3 (1.44%) SOAP
12 3 (1.44%) JSON
12 3 (1.44%) wxWidgets
13 2 (0.96%) Dojo
13 2 (0.96%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.57%) Derivative
3 17 (8.13%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.31%) Device Driver
4 9 (4.31%) iPhone
5 8 (3.83%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.83%) User Experience
6 7 (3.35%) Clustering
6 7 (3.35%) HACMP
7 6 (2.87%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (1.91%) Human Factors
8 4 (1.91%) STB
8 4 (1.91%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.44%) DTV
10 2 (0.96%) GIS
10 2 (0.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.96%) Physics
10 2 (0.96%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.48%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 124 (59.33%) Linux
2 70 (33.49%) UNIX
3 33 (15.79%) Windows
4 18 (8.61%) Android
4 18 (8.61%) Apple iOS
5 14 (6.70%) AIX
6 10 (4.78%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (3.83%) Solaris
8 7 (3.35%) NetWare
8 7 (3.35%) HPUX
9 3 (1.44%) CentOS
10 2 (0.96%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.48%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.48%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (35.89%) UML
2 59 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (26.32%) OO
4 49 (23.44%) OOD
5 45 (21.53%) Multithreading
6 38 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 34 (16.27%) Memory Management
8 31 (14.83%) Use Case
9 27 (12.92%) Integration Testing
9 27 (12.92%) Project Management
10 25 (11.96%) Scrum
11 23 (11.00%) System Integration Testing
12 22 (10.53%) TDD
13 20 (9.57%) Unit Testing
14 18 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (7.18%) Validation
16 13 (6.22%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
16 13 (6.22%) ETL
16 13 (6.22%) Refactoring
16 13 (6.22%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 108 (51.67%) C++
2 101 (48.33%) C
3 45 (21.53%) Java
4 32 (15.31%) Python
5 29 (13.88%) JavaScript
6 21 (10.05%) Perl
7 20 (9.57%) C#
8 18 (8.61%) Objective-C
9 12 (5.74%) SQL
9 12 (5.74%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.78%) Bash Shell
11 8 (3.83%) Embedded C
12 7 (3.35%) Korn
13 6 (2.87%) PHP
14 5 (2.39%) Ruby
14 5 (2.39%) Apple Swift
15 4 (1.91%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.91%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.91%) Ada
16 2 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (48.33%) Security Cleared
2 80 (38.28%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.22%) Degree
4 4 (1.91%) ISEB
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) MCTS
5 1 (0.48%) HND
5 1 (0.48%) PhD
5 1 (0.48%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.44%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.35%) GPFS
3 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.48%) NFS
3 1 (0.48%) Firmware
3 1 (0.48%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (3.35%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (8.61%) VMware
2 15 (7.18%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.70%) Veritas
4 13 (6.22%) IBM
5 10 (4.78%) Oracle
5 10 (4.78%) Serena
6 8 (3.83%) Informatica
6 8 (3.83%) HP
7 6 (2.87%) Compaq
7 6 (2.87%) EMC
7 6 (2.87%) Hitachi
8 4 (1.91%) Cisco
8 4 (1.91%) ESRI
8 4 (1.91%) Telelogic
8 4 (1.91%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.96%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.48%) Embarcadero
10 1 (0.48%) Google
10 1 (0.48%) Coverity
10 1 (0.48%) Intel
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