The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 14 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.25% 1.08% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 1.47% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £36.98
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +5.46%
Software Engineering
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
110 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 79.71% 73.12% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 32
Average daily rate £370 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 11
Average hourly rate £38.05 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.82 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 14 (53.85%) C#
1 14 (53.85%) C++
2 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) UML
4 9 (34.62%) WPF
5 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
5 7 (26.92%) Windows
6 6 (23.08%) C
6 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
8 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
8 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) WCF
8 4 (15.38%) MVVM
8 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) Linux
8 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco
8 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 3 (11.54%) Middleware
9 3 (11.54%) Aerospace
9 3 (11.54%) Workflow

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) GlassFish
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (3.85%) DVB
4 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
2 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.54%) NetBeans
4 2 (7.69%) LabVIEW
4 2 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (7.69%) Rational Rose
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Aerospace
3 3 (11.54%) Military
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Software Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
2 4 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
2 4 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Java Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) WPF
2 4 (15.38%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) WCF
3 3 (11.54%) Middleware
4 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 2 (7.69%) Ajax
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 2 (7.69%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) Java RMI
4 2 (7.69%) JavaFX
4 2 (7.69%) JSP
4 2 (7.69%) Servlets
4 2 (7.69%) Spring
4 2 (7.69%) Swing
4 2 (7.69%) XSL
4 2 (7.69%) XSLT
5 1 (3.85%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) UML
3 4 (15.38%) MVVM
3 4 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 4 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Content Management
5 2 (7.69%) Information Management
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.69%) Network Management
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
1 14 (53.85%) C++
2 6 (23.08%) C
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) Ada
5 2 (7.69%) Ada 83
5 2 (7.69%) Ada 95
5 2 (7.69%) Tcl
5 2 (7.69%) VBScript
5 2 (7.69%) XAML
6 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Cognos
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Trillium