The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 24 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Internet 21 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.19% 3.34% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.87% 27.03% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£413 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.72% -2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £16.35
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -5.19%
Internet
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
62 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.29% 12.37% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 9
Average daily rate £375 £285 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +34.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £376 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £22.81 £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% +59.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £36.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (64.86%) Web Services
2 24 (64.86%) Apache
3 22 (59.46%) Scrum
4 21 (56.76%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (48.65%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (45.95%) J2EE
7 16 (43.24%) RESTful
7 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
8 15 (40.54%) Linux
9 14 (37.84%) JSON
9 14 (37.84%) Maven
9 14 (37.84%) PostGIS
10 13 (35.14%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (32.43%) Open Source
12 11 (29.73%) Eclipse
13 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
13 9 (24.32%) Puppet
14 8 (21.62%) TDD
14 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
14 8 (21.62%) PHP
14 8 (21.62%) Change Control
15 7 (18.92%) Java
15 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
15 7 (18.92%) CSS
15 7 (18.92%) XML
15 7 (18.92%) OO
15 7 (18.92%) VMware
15 7 (18.92%) Subversion
15 7 (18.92%) Ajax

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (64.86%) Apache
2 6 (16.22%) Apache Solr
3 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) Lync
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (48.65%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.22%) SaaS
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) SMTP
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) IPsec
2 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.70%) tcpdump
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Jenkins
2 14 (37.84%) Maven
3 11 (29.73%) Eclipse
4 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
5 7 (18.92%) Subversion
5 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
6 6 (16.22%) JIRA
6 6 (16.22%) FitNesse
7 3 (8.11%) Selenium
7 3 (8.11%) RSpec
7 3 (8.11%) PHPUnit
7 3 (8.11%) Mockito
8 2 (5.41%) JUnit
9 1 (2.70%) Grunt
General
1 2 (5.41%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Architect
1 19 (51.35%) Solutions Architect
2 15 (40.54%) Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) iOS Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.70%) PC Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) Web Services
2 17 (45.95%) J2EE
3 16 (43.24%) RESTful
4 14 (37.84%) JSON
4 14 (37.84%) PostGIS
5 7 (18.92%) Ajax
5 7 (18.92%) CSS
5 7 (18.92%) XML
6 5 (13.51%) SOAP
6 5 (13.51%) Spring
6 5 (13.51%) jQuery
7 4 (10.81%) Google Maps API
7 4 (10.81%) HTML5
7 4 (10.81%) HTML
7 4 (10.81%) Leaflet
7 4 (10.81%) CSS3
8 3 (8.11%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
8 3 (8.11%) Cocoa
8 3 (8.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) Linked Data
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.70%) CESG
2 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Solaris
4 1 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) Scrum
3 21 (56.76%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
4 8 (21.62%) TDD
4 8 (21.62%) Change Control
5 7 (18.92%) OO
6 6 (16.22%) Web Development
7 5 (13.51%) BDD
8 4 (10.81%) SOA
8 4 (10.81%) Content Management
8 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (8.11%) iOS Development
9 3 (8.11%) MVC
9 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.11%) Kanban
9 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.11%) OOP
10 1 (2.70%) SIEM
10 1 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) PHP
2 7 (18.92%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Objective-C
3 3 (8.11%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VirtualBox
2 2 (5.41%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Snort
3 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) VMware
2 5 (13.51%) Google
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Apple
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) EMC
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.70%) Sourcefire