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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 19 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.96% 10.08% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 11.88% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £350 £327 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
77 101 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 75.49% 84.87% 77.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 61 40
Average daily rate £350 £320 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £256 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 15
Average hourly rate £44.50 £34.57 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.74% -3.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.83 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) WPF
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
4 3 (23.08%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
4 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Subversion
5 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 2 (15.38%) Ajax
5 2 (15.38%) JavaFX
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (15.38%) User Experience
5 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) LDAP
1 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (7.69%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (7.69%) DVB
2 1 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Eclipse
3 2 (15.38%) NetBeans
3 2 (15.38%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Ant
4 1 (7.69%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) QUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) WPF
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) Ajax
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) Entity Framework
3 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) Java RMI
3 2 (15.38%) JavaFX
3 2 (15.38%) JSP
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) Servlets
3 2 (15.38%) Swing
3 2 (15.38%) XSL
3 2 (15.38%) XSLT
4 1 (7.69%) Dojo
4 1 (7.69%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) UML
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
3 2 (15.38%) Software Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (7.69%) Network Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
4 1 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) SysML
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) Tcl
3 2 (15.38%) XAML
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Trillium
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