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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 34 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 102 94 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.36% 4.50% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.75% 5.75% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 39
Average daily rate £300 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £399 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 13
Average hourly rate £45.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.69%
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
1510 1635 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.39% 78.34% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 894 702
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 76 67
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hook +14 18 £295 -4.83%
Portsmouth +5 10 £425 - 3
Southampton +20 9 £450 +36.36% 19
Basingstoke +7 9 £275 -8.18% 9
Winchester -6 8 £330 -12.00% 2
Havant - 3 - -
Farnborough - 3 £313 - 1
Romsey +1 1 £375 +7.14% 2
Fareham -8 1 - - 6
Waterlooville - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 128 (57.66%) C++
2 116 (52.25%) Linux
3 101 (45.50%) C
4 82 (36.94%) Python
5 81 (36.49%) Security Cleared
6 71 (31.98%) Subversion
6 71 (31.98%) UML
7 69 (31.08%) Multithreading
8 64 (28.83%) SC Cleared
9 63 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
10 61 (27.48%) NUnit
10 61 (27.48%) Unix
11 59 (26.58%) GoogleTest
12 58 (26.13%) OOD
13 55 (24.77%) Configuration Management
13 55 (24.77%) Unit Testing
14 52 (23.42%) Memory Management
14 52 (23.42%) OO
15 50 (22.52%) ClearCase
16 48 (21.62%) Integration Testing
17 47 (21.17%) Requirements Analysis
18 46 (20.72%) System Integration Testing
19 44 (19.82%) Project Management
20 43 (19.37%) C#
20 43 (19.37%) SQL
21 42 (18.92%) Ant
21 42 (18.92%) CppUnit
22 41 (18.47%) Use Case
23 38 (17.12%) Derivative
24 37 (16.67%) Java

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (3.60%) Node.js
2 4 (1.80%) JBoss
3 3 (1.35%) CMS
3 3 (1.35%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.35%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.90%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.45%) Apache
5 1 (0.45%) Drupal
5 1 (0.45%) Liferay
5 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (0.90%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.05%) DVB
1 9 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.60%) ATM
2 8 (3.60%) Wireless
3 7 (3.15%) LTE
4 5 (2.25%) CTI
4 5 (2.25%) Network Security
5 4 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (1.80%) LDAP
5 4 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (1.80%) SAN
6 3 (1.35%) 3G
6 3 (1.35%) 3GPP
6 3 (1.35%) FCoE
6 3 (1.35%) Firewall
6 3 (1.35%) HTTP
6 3 (1.35%) iSCSI
6 3 (1.35%) LAN
6 3 (1.35%) PPP
6 3 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.15%) MySQL
5 6 (2.70%) Ingres
6 5 (2.25%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.80%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.90%) DB2
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (0.90%) SAP BI
9 2 (0.90%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 71 (31.98%) Subversion
2 61 (27.48%) NUnit
3 59 (26.58%) GoogleTest
4 50 (22.52%) ClearCase
5 42 (18.92%) Ant
5 42 (18.92%) CppUnit
6 27 (12.16%) Git (software)
7 20 (9.01%) Visual Studio
8 18 (8.11%) Cucumber
9 11 (4.95%) JIRA
10 10 (4.50%) Jenkins
11 9 (4.05%) Jasmine
11 9 (4.05%) SpecFlow
12 8 (3.60%) Moq
13 6 (2.70%) ClearQuest
13 6 (2.70%) CruiseControl
13 6 (2.70%) JUnit
14 5 (2.25%) Eclipse
14 5 (2.25%) SoapUI
15 4 (1.80%) Gradle
General
1 15 (6.76%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.41%) Finance
2 12 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.60%) Military
4 7 (3.15%) Aerospace
4 7 (3.15%) Legal
5 6 (2.70%) Electronics
6 3 (1.35%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Avionics
7 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 106 (47.75%) Software Engineer
2 79 (35.59%) Developer
3 40 (18.02%) C Developer
4 28 (12.61%) C++ Software Engineer
5 23 (10.36%) C++ Developer
6 22 (9.91%) Software Developer
7 20 (9.01%) C Software Engineer
7 20 (9.01%) Embedded Engineer
7 20 (9.01%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 17 (7.66%) C/C++ Developer
9 16 (7.21%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (5.41%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
12 10 (4.50%) Java Engineer
12 10 (4.50%) Java Software Engineer
13 9 (4.05%) C# Developer
14 7 (3.15%) Embedded C Engineer
14 7 (3.15%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 7 (3.15%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.26%) .NET
2 20 (9.01%) XML
3 17 (7.66%) Motif
4 14 (6.31%) HTML
5 11 (4.95%) CSS
5 11 (4.95%) WPF
6 10 (4.50%) REST
6 10 (4.50%) WCF
7 9 (4.05%) Web Services
8 8 (3.60%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.60%) jQuery
8 8 (3.60%) SOAP
8 8 (3.60%) Spring
9 7 (3.15%) HTML5
9 7 (3.15%) NHibernate
10 6 (2.70%) Middleware
10 6 (2.70%) Qt
10 6 (2.70%) Servlets
10 6 (2.70%) STL
10 6 (2.70%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.12%) Derivative
2 37 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (4.05%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.15%) STB
4 7 (3.15%) VHDL
5 5 (2.25%) Device Driver
5 5 (2.25%) DTV
5 5 (2.25%) Physics
6 4 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.80%) User Experience
7 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.35%) MPEG
8 2 (0.90%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.90%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.90%) Wiki
9 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.45%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 116 (52.25%) Linux
2 61 (27.48%) Unix
3 34 (15.32%) Windows
4 7 (3.15%) Android
5 5 (2.25%) Solaris
5 5 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.25%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.80%) AIX
7 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.90%) Debian
7 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.45%) HPUX
8 1 (0.45%) NetWare
8 1 (0.45%) SUSE
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (31.98%) UML
2 69 (31.08%) Multithreading
3 63 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (26.13%) OOD
5 55 (24.77%) Configuration Management
5 55 (24.77%) Unit Testing
6 52 (23.42%) Memory Management
6 52 (23.42%) OO
7 48 (21.62%) Integration Testing
8 47 (21.17%) Requirements Analysis
9 46 (20.72%) System Integration Testing
10 44 (19.82%) Project Management
11 41 (18.47%) Use Case
12 35 (15.77%) Scrum
13 30 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (8.56%) TDD
15 16 (7.21%) BDD
16 14 (6.31%) SDLC
16 14 (6.31%) Software Architecture
17 12 (5.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 128 (57.66%) C++
2 101 (45.50%) C
3 82 (36.94%) Python
4 43 (19.37%) C#
4 43 (19.37%) SQL
5 37 (16.67%) Java
6 21 (9.46%) JavaScript
7 14 (6.31%) Embedded C
8 9 (4.05%) Ruby
9 7 (3.15%) Perl
9 7 (3.15%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.15%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.70%) PHP
10 6 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.80%) Ada
11 4 (1.80%) Ada 83
11 4 (1.80%) Ada 95
11 4 (1.80%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.80%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.35%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 81 (36.49%) Security Cleared
2 64 (28.83%) SC Cleared
3 28 (12.61%) Degree
4 5 (2.25%) OCA
4 5 (2.25%) OCP
4 5 (2.25%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (1.80%) ISEB
6 3 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.45%) HNC
7 1 (0.45%) MCTS
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.25%) ISO 9001
1 5 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.25%) QA
1 5 (2.25%) TickIT
2 2 (0.90%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 10 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.25%) Oracle Clusterware
2 5 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.90%) zsh
5 1 (0.45%) Docker
5 1 (0.45%) Firmware
5 1 (0.45%) GPFS
5 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (2.25%) Data Guard
1 5 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (2.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (1.35%) vRealize
3 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (11.26%) Oracle
2 18 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.95%) VMware
4 10 (4.50%) Cisco
5 9 (4.05%) HP
6 8 (3.60%) IBM
7 4 (1.80%) Veritas
8 3 (1.35%) BMC
8 3 (1.35%) CA
8 3 (1.35%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.35%) NetApp
9 2 (0.90%) Cognos
9 2 (0.90%) Embarcadero
9 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.90%) SAP
9 2 (0.90%) Sybase
9 2 (0.90%) Trillium
10 1 (0.45%) Compaq
10 1 (0.45%) EMC
10 1 (0.45%) Hitachi
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Rate: market rate
Posted: 27 days ago