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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 43 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 84 86 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.12% 4.95% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 6.90% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 45 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £421 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 22
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £22.50 £35.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1507 1246 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.95% 71.77% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 702 557
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 91 105
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -16.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.80 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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 22 July 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
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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 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
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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
Southampton +8 28 £325 -7.14% 19
Basingstoke +3 7 £350 -12.50% 2
Portsmouth +7 4 - -
Aldershot - 4 £500 -
Winchester - 2 - - 2
Romsey - 1 - - 1
Ringwood - - - -
Fareham - - - - 2
Havant - - - - 2
Petersfield - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 75 (43.86%) Linux
2 69 (40.35%) C
3 50 (29.24%) Security Cleared
4 39 (22.81%) SC Cleared
5 38 (22.22%) ClearCase
6 36 (21.05%) UNIX
7 34 (19.88%) Scrum
8 32 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (18.13%) Windows
10 30 (17.54%) SQL
10 30 (17.54%) UML
11 29 (16.96%) OO
11 29 (16.96%) Configuration Management
12 27 (15.79%) Java
13 25 (14.62%) JavaScript
13 25 (14.62%) Web Services
14 24 (14.04%) C++
14 24 (14.04%) Subversion
15 23 (13.45%) Python
16 22 (12.87%) Telecoms
17 20 (11.70%) OOD
17 20 (11.70%) Use Case
18 19 (11.11%) Ruby
18 19 (11.11%) Integration Testing
18 19 (11.11%) Git (software)
18 19 (11.11%) Jenkins
19 18 (10.53%) .NET
19 18 (10.53%) Project Management
19 18 (10.53%) NUnit
19 18 (10.53%) jQuery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (4.09%) WebLogic
1 7 (4.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.92%) Apache
2 5 (2.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.34%) Mule
4 3 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
4 3 (1.75%) IIS
4 3 (1.75%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.17%) Confluence
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.75%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.68%) TCP/IP
1 8 (4.68%) DVB
2 4 (2.34%) Network Security
2 4 (2.34%) AMQP
2 4 (2.34%) SAN
3 3 (1.75%) HTTP
3 3 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.17%) Modbus
4 2 (1.17%) LTE
4 2 (1.17%) ASN.1
4 2 (1.17%) UPnP
4 2 (1.17%) SSL
4 2 (1.17%) IPv4
4 2 (1.17%) WAN
4 2 (1.17%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.17%) ATM
4 2 (1.17%) LAN
4 2 (1.17%) SNMP
5 1 (0.58%) LDAP
5 1 (0.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.43%) MySQL
3 7 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.34%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.75%) Big Data
7 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (22.22%) ClearCase
2 24 (14.04%) Subversion
3 19 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 19 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 18 (10.53%) NUnit
5 16 (9.36%) GoogleTest
6 15 (8.77%) CppUnit
6 15 (8.77%) Ant
7 14 (8.19%) Rational Rose
8 9 (5.26%) Visual Studio
8 9 (5.26%) JIRA
8 9 (5.26%) SpecFlow
9 8 (4.68%) SoapUI
9 8 (4.68%) Cucumber
10 7 (4.09%) Mercurial
11 6 (3.51%) Maven
11 6 (3.51%) TestNG
12 5 (2.92%) DbUnit
12 5 (2.92%) Mockito
13 4 (2.34%) PHPUnit
General
1 22 (12.87%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.26%) Military
3 3 (1.75%) Legal
3 3 (1.75%) Finance
4 2 (1.17%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.17%) Electronics
4 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 89 (52.05%) Software Engineer
2 56 (32.75%) Developer
3 15 (8.77%) Software Developer
4 14 (8.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (6.43%) Java Developer
6 10 (5.85%) Architect
7 9 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 7 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.09%) PHP Developer
9 6 (3.51%) C Developer
10 5 (2.92%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 5 (2.92%) Ruby Developer
10 5 (2.92%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.92%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.34%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.34%) C++ Developer
11 4 (2.34%) C# Developer
11 4 (2.34%) Applications Architect
11 4 (2.34%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.62%) Web Services
2 18 (10.53%) .NET
2 18 (10.53%) jQuery
3 17 (9.94%) CSS
4 16 (9.36%) POSIX
4 16 (9.36%) Motif
5 15 (8.77%) Middleware
6 14 (8.19%) HTML
7 13 (7.60%) XML
8 11 (6.43%) SOAP
9 10 (5.85%) Spring
10 9 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 7 (4.09%) REST
12 6 (3.51%) .NET Framework
13 5 (2.92%) Ruby on Rails
13 5 (2.92%) Django
13 5 (2.92%) XSLT
14 4 (2.34%) Classic ASP
14 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET
14 4 (2.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.36%) DTV
2 13 (7.60%) Derivative
3 8 (4.68%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (4.68%) Device Driver
4 7 (4.09%) STB
5 4 (2.34%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.75%) Wiki
6 3 (1.75%) Kindle
7 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.17%) Clustering
8 1 (0.58%) VHDL
8 1 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.58%) Open Source
8 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.58%) MPEG
8 1 (0.58%) Firmware
8 1 (0.58%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 75 (43.86%) Linux
2 36 (21.05%) UNIX
3 31 (18.13%) Windows
4 8 (4.68%) Android
5 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.34%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (2.34%) Solaris
6 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.17%) HPUX
8 1 (0.58%) AIX
8 1 (0.58%) NetWare
8 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.58%) SUSE
8 1 (0.58%) Debian
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.88%) Scrum
2 32 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.54%) UML
4 29 (16.96%) OO
4 29 (16.96%) Configuration Management
5 20 (11.70%) OOD
5 20 (11.70%) Use Case
6 19 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 18 (10.53%) Project Management
7 18 (10.53%) Multithreading
8 16 (9.36%) DevOps
9 15 (8.77%) Test Automation
10 14 (8.19%) MVC
10 14 (8.19%) Unified Process
10 14 (8.19%) SOA
10 14 (8.19%) RUP
11 13 (7.60%) Memory Management
12 12 (7.02%) TDD
13 10 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (4.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (40.35%) C
2 30 (17.54%) SQL
3 27 (15.79%) Java
4 25 (14.62%) JavaScript
5 24 (14.04%) C++
6 23 (13.45%) Python
7 19 (11.11%) Ruby
8 12 (7.02%) C#
9 11 (6.43%) Embedded C
10 10 (5.85%) Perl
10 10 (5.85%) PHP
11 8 (4.68%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.92%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.92%) VBScript
13 4 (2.34%) Korn
13 4 (2.34%) PHP5
14 3 (1.75%) Groovy
14 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.58%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 50 (29.24%) Security Cleared
2 39 (22.81%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.02%) Degree
4 4 (2.34%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.17%) MCSE
5 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.58%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (4.09%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.75%) vCloud
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.58%) GPFS
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.43%) Puppet
2 6 (3.51%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.92%) Ansible
4 3 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.17%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (9.36%) Oracle
2 13 (7.60%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.85%) VMware
4 9 (5.26%) ESRI
5 4 (2.34%) HP
5 4 (2.34%) Zend
5 4 (2.34%) Splunk
6 3 (1.75%) Atomikos
6 3 (1.75%) Adobe
6 3 (1.75%) Cisco
6 3 (1.75%) Intel
7 2 (1.17%) IBM
7 2 (1.17%) EMC
7 2 (1.17%) Google
8 1 (0.58%) Serena
8 1 (0.58%) Compaq
8 1 (0.58%) BT
8 1 (0.58%) Perforce
8 1 (0.58%) CA
8 1 (0.58%) Hitachi
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Lorien Resourcing
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Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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Experis Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
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