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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 15 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 11 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.27% 12.50% 4.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.78% 14.63% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 0
Median daily rate £463 £327 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £39.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.26%
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
102 82 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 76.69% 85.42% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 46
Median daily rate £425 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £470 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 16
Median hourly rate £44.50 £34.57 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.74% -3.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £15.50 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £47.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 9 (52.94%) Release Management
1 9 (52.94%) Android
1 9 (52.94%) RESTful
1 9 (52.94%) Gradle
1 9 (52.94%) Android Development
1 9 (52.94%) Android Studio
2 8 (47.06%) Google Play
2 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Google
2 8 (47.06%) Bluetooth
3 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) WPF
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
6 3 (17.65%) Android SDK
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
7 2 (11.76%) Analytics
7 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
7 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) XAML
7 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (11.76%) Spring

Software Engineering
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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Bluetooth
2 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Android Studio
1 9 (52.94%) Gradle
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Ant
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) QUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Android Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) RESTful
2 3 (17.65%) Android SDK
2 3 (17.65%) WPF
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Dojo
4 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) JDBC
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Android Development
1 9 (52.94%) Release Management
2 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
6 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Database Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.88%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) XAML
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Groovy
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Trillium
2 1 (5.88%) VMware