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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 31 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 112 79 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.21% 4.22% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% 5.96% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 34
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£363 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 19
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £40.00 £29.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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
1674 1326 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.86% 70.91% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 769 698
Average daily rate £385 £367 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% +2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 71 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.87 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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
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 March 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 +9 12 £438 +8.69%
Southampton -28 12 £378 +25.83% 25
Winchester -7 8 - - 4
Eastleigh - 5 - -
Portsmouth 0 4 - - 5
Hook -14 3 £315 +5.88% 1
Fareham -6 2 £348 -8.55% 8
Aldershot +9 1 - -
Havant +3 1 - - 2
Petersfield - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 126 (61.46%) Linux
2 108 (52.68%) C
3 99 (48.29%) Security Cleared
4 94 (45.85%) C++
5 90 (43.90%) UNIX
6 85 (41.46%) SC Cleared
7 72 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (33.17%) Configuration Management
9 65 (31.71%) UML
10 62 (30.24%) Subversion
11 58 (28.29%) Analytical Skills
12 54 (26.34%) ClearCase
12 54 (26.34%) OOD
13 52 (25.37%) NUnit
13 52 (25.37%) GoogleTest
14 51 (24.88%) CppUnit
15 50 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
15 50 (24.39%) OO
16 49 (23.90%) Multithreading
17 48 (23.41%) Python
17 48 (23.41%) Java
18 46 (22.44%) Ant
19 42 (20.49%) Use Case
19 42 (20.49%) Scrum
20 40 (19.51%) Motif
21 39 (19.02%) SQL
22 38 (18.54%) Project Management
23 35 (17.07%) HTML
23 35 (17.07%) JavaScript
23 35 (17.07%) Memory Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (9.27%) Node.js
2 10 (4.88%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.49%) SAS
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (0.49%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.49%) Drupal
4 1 (0.49%) WordPress
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 11 (5.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.98%) Simulink
2 2 (0.98%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.49%) SaaS
1 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.37%) SAN
2 10 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
3 6 (2.93%) DVB
3 6 (2.93%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.44%) iSCSI
5 4 (1.95%) ATM
5 4 (1.95%) FCoE
6 3 (1.46%) Internet
6 3 (1.46%) VLAN
7 2 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.98%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.49%) FTP
8 1 (0.49%) HTTP
8 1 (0.49%) SMS
8 1 (0.49%) RTP
8 1 (0.49%) NAS
8 1 (0.49%) NGN
8 1 (0.49%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.24%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (9.76%) Ingres
3 10 (4.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (3.41%) MySQL
5 5 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.49%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 62 (30.24%) Subversion
2 54 (26.34%) ClearCase
3 52 (25.37%) NUnit
3 52 (25.37%) GoogleTest
4 51 (24.88%) CppUnit
5 46 (22.44%) Ant
6 27 (13.17%) CruiseControl
7 25 (12.20%) Jenkins
8 22 (10.73%) Rational Rose
9 21 (10.24%) Git (software)
10 20 (9.76%) ClearQuest
11 8 (3.90%) JIRA
12 7 (3.41%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.93%) SpecFlow
14 4 (1.95%) Gerrit
14 4 (1.95%) SoapUI
15 3 (1.46%) Selenium
15 3 (1.46%) Maven
16 2 (0.98%) JUnit
16 2 (0.98%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (6.34%) Aerospace
2 4 (1.95%) Electronics
2 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.46%) Finance
3 3 (1.46%) Military
3 3 (1.46%) Retail
4 2 (0.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 100 (48.78%) Software Engineer
2 80 (39.02%) Developer
3 25 (12.20%) Software Developer
4 15 (7.32%) C Developer
5 11 (5.37%) iOS Developer
6 10 (4.88%) C++ Developer
6 10 (4.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 8 (3.90%) Technical Leader
8 7 (3.41%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (2.93%) Test Engineer
9 6 (2.93%) Architect
9 6 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (2.44%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 5 (2.44%) Applications Developer
10 5 (2.44%) Java Developer
11 4 (1.95%) Lead Developer
11 4 (1.95%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (1.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 4 (1.95%) Mobile Developer
12 3 (1.46%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (19.51%) Motif
2 35 (17.07%) HTML
3 28 (13.66%) XML
4 23 (11.22%) .NET
4 23 (11.22%) Web Services
5 20 (9.76%) wxWidgets
6 19 (9.27%) HTML5
7 14 (6.83%) RESTful
8 13 (6.34%) jQuery
9 11 (5.37%) iOS SDK
9 11 (5.37%) CSS
10 10 (4.88%) AngularJS
11 9 (4.39%) SOAP
12 7 (3.41%) JSON
13 6 (2.93%) Ajax
14 4 (1.95%) OpenGL
15 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET
15 3 (1.46%) Spring
15 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
15 3 (1.46%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 58 (28.29%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (12.68%) Derivative
3 12 (5.85%) Algorithms
4 11 (5.37%) iPhone
5 10 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.88%) User Experience
5 10 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 8 (3.90%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.41%) Device Driver
7 7 (3.41%) STB
8 6 (2.93%) Clustering
8 6 (2.93%) HACMP
9 5 (2.44%) DTV
10 4 (1.95%) Wiki
10 4 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (1.46%) Open Source
11 3 (1.46%) MPEG
12 2 (0.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.98%) IPTV
12 2 (0.98%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 126 (61.46%) Linux
2 90 (43.90%) UNIX
3 32 (15.61%) Windows
4 20 (9.76%) Apple iOS
5 11 (5.37%) Android
6 10 (4.88%) AIX
7 9 (4.39%) Oracle Linux
7 9 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.93%) HPUX
8 6 (2.93%) Solaris
8 6 (2.93%) NetWare
9 4 (1.95%) CentOS
10 2 (0.98%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.49%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (35.12%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (33.17%) Configuration Management
3 65 (31.71%) UML
4 54 (26.34%) OOD
5 50 (24.39%) OO
5 50 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (23.90%) Multithreading
7 42 (20.49%) Scrum
7 42 (20.49%) Use Case
8 38 (18.54%) Project Management
9 35 (17.07%) Memory Management
10 30 (14.63%) Integration Testing
10 30 (14.63%) TDD
11 23 (11.22%) Unified Process
11 23 (11.22%) RUP
12 21 (10.24%) Refactoring
13 16 (7.80%) SOA
14 15 (7.32%) Reverse Engineering
14 15 (7.32%) Test Automation
15 14 (6.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 108 (52.68%) C
2 94 (45.85%) C++
3 48 (23.41%) Java
3 48 (23.41%) Python
4 39 (19.02%) SQL
5 35 (17.07%) JavaScript
6 22 (10.73%) C#
7 20 (9.76%) Objective-C
8 17 (8.29%) Perl
9 11 (5.37%) Shell Script
9 11 (5.37%) Ruby
10 10 (4.88%) Bash Shell
10 10 (4.88%) Embedded C
11 8 (3.90%) PHP
12 6 (2.93%) Korn
13 4 (1.95%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.46%) Ada
15 2 (0.98%) VB
15 2 (0.98%) Embedded C++
15 2 (0.98%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 99 (48.29%) Security Cleared
2 85 (41.46%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.83%) Degree
4 5 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (0.98%) HND
5 2 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.95%) ISO 9001
1 4 (1.95%) TickIT
2 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.88%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.93%) GPFS
3 5 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.49%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.49%) Docker
4 1 (0.49%) NFS
4 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (5.37%) Puppet
2 10 (4.88%) Vagrant
3 6 (2.93%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.32%) Oracle
3 13 (6.34%) VMware
4 10 (4.88%) Serena
4 10 (4.88%) Veritas
5 9 (4.39%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.39%) IBM
6 8 (3.90%) Informatica
7 7 (3.41%) Hitachi
8 6 (2.93%) HP
8 6 (2.93%) Compaq
8 6 (2.93%) EMC
8 6 (2.93%) ESRI
9 4 (1.95%) Xamarin
10 3 (1.46%) Cisco
11 1 (0.49%) Coverity
11 1 (0.49%) Perforce
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