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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 13 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 13 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.72% 4.65% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.62% 5.71% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £413 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.67 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.59% +22.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.54%

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
103 105 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 69.13% 81.40% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 62 44
Median daily rate £450 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 14 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.05 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £10.70 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £47.83 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017, 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 10 (43.48%) CSS
2 9 (39.13%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) Ada
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Military
4 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) MCTS
4 7 (30.43%) Ada 83
4 7 (30.43%) Ada 95
5 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
6 5 (21.74%) Android
6 5 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Android Development
7 4 (17.39%) RESTful
7 4 (17.39%) Gradle
7 4 (17.39%) Google Play
7 4 (17.39%) Telematics
7 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (17.39%) Google
7 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
8 3 (13.04%) Release Management
8 3 (13.04%) RIA
8 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
8 3 (13.04%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.35%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) Gradle
3 3 (13.04%) Android Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) git-flow
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Military
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Software Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Ada Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Ada Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Android Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Python Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Scala Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Scala Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Android Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Android Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.35%) C# WPF Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Mobile Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Mobile Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Python Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) CSS
2 4 (17.39%) RESTful
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.35%) ATL
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) Qt
4 1 (4.35%) STL
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) WPF
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) RIA
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Android
2 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Android Development
2 5 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) Telematics
4 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Complex Event Processing
4 3 (13.04%) iOS Development
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) Open Source
4 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.04%) Release Management
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Kanban
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) Ada
3 7 (30.43%) Ada 83
3 7 (30.43%) Ada 95
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Jython
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) MCTS
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
2 1 (4.35%) Jaspersoft
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) VMware