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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 34 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 100 87 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 4.70% 4.26% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.78% 5.62% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 42
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £271 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.39 £34.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +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
1730 1549 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.30% 75.78% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 901 738
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 72 89
Average hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.25 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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
Hook +6 15 £376 +25.62%
Southampton -24 12 £345 +3.37% 8
Basingstoke -10 7 £250 -16.66% 5
Winchester -8 5 £330 - 1
Farnborough - 5 £305 - 3
Portsmouth +1 4 £327 - 9
Gosport +13 2 £500 -
Eastleigh - 1 - - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 122 (57.28%) Linux
2 106 (49.77%) C++
3 101 (47.42%) Security Cleared
4 94 (44.13%) C
5 79 (37.09%) SC Cleared
6 72 (33.80%) UML
7 62 (29.11%) UNIX
7 62 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (27.23%) OO
9 48 (22.54%) OOD
9 48 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
10 47 (22.07%) Java
11 38 (17.84%) Multithreading
12 37 (17.37%) Subversion
13 33 (15.49%) Windows
13 33 (15.49%) Python
14 31 (14.55%) Configuration Management
14 31 (14.55%) Project Management
14 31 (14.55%) Scrum
15 29 (13.62%) JavaScript
16 28 (13.15%) GoogleTest
17 27 (12.68%) Memory Management
17 27 (12.68%) HTML
18 26 (12.21%) Integration Testing
19 25 (11.74%) ClearCase
20 24 (11.27%) Use Case
21 23 (10.80%) TDD
22 22 (10.33%) NUnit
23 21 (9.86%) Ant
23 21 (9.86%) Git (software)

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (7.51%) Node.js
2 3 (1.41%) JBoss
2 3 (1.41%) Oracle Spatial
3 2 (0.94%) TPMS
4 1 (0.47%) WordPress
4 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (5.16%) MS Office
2 4 (1.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.69%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.23%) SAN
3 8 (3.76%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (2.35%) iSCSI
5 4 (1.88%) DVB
5 4 (1.88%) FCoE
6 3 (1.41%) VLAN
6 3 (1.41%) ATM
7 2 (0.94%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.94%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.94%) Internet
7 2 (0.94%) LTE
8 1 (0.47%) Software-Defined Radio
8 1 (0.47%) ZigBee
8 1 (0.47%) Network Security
8 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.47%) Wireless
8 1 (0.47%) 802.11
8 1 (0.47%) FTP
8 1 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.63%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (2.35%) MySQL
2 5 (2.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.47%) Ingres
4 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (17.37%) Subversion
2 28 (13.15%) GoogleTest
3 25 (11.74%) ClearCase
4 22 (10.33%) NUnit
5 21 (9.86%) Ant
5 21 (9.86%) Git (software)
6 17 (7.98%) CppUnit
7 14 (6.57%) Jenkins
8 11 (5.16%) Cucumber
8 11 (5.16%) Selenium
9 9 (4.23%) JIRA
10 8 (3.76%) Rational Rose
11 5 (2.35%) JUnit
11 5 (2.35%) Visual Studio
11 5 (2.35%) Maven
11 5 (2.35%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (2.35%) Gerrit
11 5 (2.35%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.88%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.88%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (3.76%) Finance
2 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.35%) Military
3 4 (1.88%) Banking
3 4 (1.88%) Electronics
3 4 (1.88%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.41%) Retail
4 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 96 (45.07%) Software Engineer
2 51 (23.94%) Developer
3 17 (7.98%) C Developer
4 15 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (6.10%) Architect
5 13 (6.10%) C++ Developer
6 11 (5.16%) Analyst
7 10 (4.69%) Technical Leader
8 9 (4.23%) iOS Developer
9 7 (3.29%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.29%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.29%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.29%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.82%) Test Engineer
10 6 (2.82%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (2.82%) Android Software Engineer
11 5 (2.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 5 (2.35%) Lead Developer
12 4 (1.88%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.68%) HTML
2 18 (8.45%) .NET
3 15 (7.04%) HTML5
4 14 (6.57%) Web Services
5 11 (5.16%) CSS
6 10 (4.69%) Motif
7 9 (4.23%) XML
7 9 (4.23%) iOS SDK
7 9 (4.23%) jQuery
7 9 (4.23%) AngularJS
8 8 (3.76%) RESTful
9 7 (3.29%) Ajax
10 5 (2.35%) J2SE
11 4 (1.88%) SOAP
11 4 (1.88%) Qt
12 3 (1.41%) STL
12 3 (1.41%) Spring
12 3 (1.41%) J2EE
12 3 (1.41%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.92%) Management Information System
3 16 (7.51%) Derivative
4 9 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.23%) iPhone
5 8 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.76%) User Experience
6 7 (3.29%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.82%) Device Driver
8 5 (2.35%) Clustering
8 5 (2.35%) HACMP
8 5 (2.35%) DTV
8 5 (2.35%) Human Factors
8 5 (2.35%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.88%) GIS
9 4 (1.88%) STB
10 3 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.94%) Physics
11 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.94%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 122 (57.28%) Linux
2 62 (29.11%) UNIX
3 33 (15.49%) Windows
4 15 (7.04%) Android
4 15 (7.04%) Apple iOS
5 14 (6.57%) Embedded Linux
6 9 (4.23%) Solaris
6 9 (4.23%) AIX
7 5 (2.35%) HPUX
7 5 (2.35%) NetWare
8 3 (1.41%) CentOS
9 2 (0.94%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.47%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (33.80%) UML
2 62 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (27.23%) OO
4 48 (22.54%) OOD
5 38 (17.84%) Multithreading
6 31 (14.55%) Configuration Management
6 31 (14.55%) Project Management
6 31 (14.55%) Scrum
7 27 (12.68%) Memory Management
8 26 (12.21%) Integration Testing
9 24 (11.27%) Use Case
10 23 (10.80%) TDD
11 21 (9.86%) Unit Testing
11 21 (9.86%) System Integration Testing
12 18 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (7.51%) SDLC
14 14 (6.57%) Validation
15 13 (6.10%) Software Testing
16 12 (5.63%) BDD
17 11 (5.16%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 106 (49.77%) C++
2 94 (44.13%) C
3 47 (22.07%) Java
4 33 (15.49%) Python
5 29 (13.62%) JavaScript
6 19 (8.92%) C#
7 16 (7.51%) Perl
8 15 (7.04%) Objective-C
9 10 (4.69%) SQL
10 9 (4.23%) Embedded C
11 8 (3.76%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.76%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.82%) Embedded C++
13 5 (2.35%) Ruby
13 5 (2.35%) Korn
13 5 (2.35%) PHP
13 5 (2.35%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.88%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.88%) Ada
15 1 (0.47%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 101 (47.42%) Security Cleared
2 79 (37.09%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.10%) Degree
4 8 (3.76%) ISEB
5 2 (0.94%) HND
6 1 (0.47%) PhD
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) MCTS
6 1 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.41%) TickIT
2 2 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (2.35%) GPFS
2 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.47%) NFS
2 1 (0.47%) Firmware
2 1 (0.47%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (2.35%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.10%) VMware
3 12 (5.63%) Oracle
4 9 (4.23%) Veritas
4 9 (4.23%) IBM
5 6 (2.82%) ESRI
5 6 (2.82%) HP
6 5 (2.35%) Serena
7 4 (1.88%) Telelogic
7 4 (1.88%) Compaq
7 4 (1.88%) EMC
7 4 (1.88%) Cisco
7 4 (1.88%) Hitachi
7 4 (1.88%) Informatica
8 1 (0.47%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.47%) Intel
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.47%) Google
8 1 (0.47%) Coverity
8 1 (0.47%) Xamarin
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