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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 6 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.76% 5.05% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 7.04% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£327 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £47.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
84 71 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 82.35% 71.72% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 31
Average daily rate £330 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 12
Average hourly rate £34.57 £43.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +58.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £19.65 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) Human Factors
3 5 (33.33%) Validation
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Ada
6 2 (13.33%) ATM
6 2 (13.33%) C
6 2 (13.33%) LabVIEW
6 2 (13.33%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Radio
7 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 1 (6.67%) Qt
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) CSS3
7 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Network Security
7 1 (6.67%) Motif
7 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (6.67%) Finance
7 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) ATM
2 1 (6.67%) SMS
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) Software-Defined Radio
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (6.67%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) Motif
1 1 (6.67%) Qt
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
1 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Human Factors
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Validation
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) Ada
3 2 (13.33%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) VMware