The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Portsmouth region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 19 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.96% 5.30% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.30% 5.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.17 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.82 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +8.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
132 125 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 93.62% 94.70% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 68 56
Median daily rate £390 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 19
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Portsmouth region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Portsmouth region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Portsmouth region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) Ada
3 6 (46.15%) Military
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) MCTS
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Ada 83
4 5 (38.46%) Ada 95
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) Scala
6 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
6 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Kanban
6 2 (15.38%) TDD

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (46.15%) Military
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.69%) ATL
4 1 (7.69%) Qt
4 1 (7.69%) STL
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (7.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Open Source
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Ada
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Ada 83
2 5 (38.46%) Ada 95
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Jython
4 1 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) MCTS
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) DO-178B
1 1 (7.69%) MISRA
1 1 (7.69%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
1 1 (7.69%) Xamarin