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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 33 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Internet 13 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.38% 3.51% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.81% 14.44% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.35 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
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
57 90 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.81% 24.32% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 63 22
Average daily rate £360 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £195 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.75% +47.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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
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 4 September 2015, 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 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (69.57%) Web Development
2 15 (65.22%) TDD
2 15 (65.22%) Scrum
2 15 (65.22%) OO
3 14 (60.87%) Linux
4 13 (56.52%) BDD
5 12 (52.17%) Change Control
5 12 (52.17%) PHP
6 11 (47.83%) Apache
6 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (47.83%) Subversion
6 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
6 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
7 10 (43.48%) SQL
8 9 (39.13%) XML
8 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
8 9 (39.13%) PHPUnit
8 9 (39.13%) REST
9 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
10 7 (30.43%) HTML
10 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
10 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (26.09%) JSON
11 6 (26.09%) Java
11 6 (26.09%) SOAP
11 6 (26.09%) Web Services
11 6 (26.09%) RESTful
12 5 (21.74%) Windows
12 5 (21.74%) CSS

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (47.83%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) SSL
2 2 (8.70%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) SMTP
2 2 (8.70%) FTP
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) IPsec
2 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
2 2 (8.70%) tcpdump
3 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.35%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) Extranet
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Subversion
1 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
1 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
2 9 (39.13%) PHPUnit
3 4 (17.39%) Mockito
3 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium
3 4 (17.39%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
1 1 (4.35%) Games
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) PHP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Magento Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Sales Executive
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) XML
1 9 (39.13%) REST
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) SOAP
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) JSON
3 6 (26.09%) RESTful
4 5 (21.74%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) Spring
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 3 (13.04%) SAML
6 3 (13.04%) OpenID
6 3 (13.04%) HTML5
6 3 (13.04%) jQuery
6 3 (13.04%) OAuth2
7 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
7 2 (8.70%) Ajax
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) CESG
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) W3C
3 1 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (4.35%) BBC
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (69.57%) Web Development
2 15 (65.22%) TDD
2 15 (65.22%) OO
2 15 (65.22%) Scrum
3 13 (56.52%) BDD
4 12 (52.17%) Change Control
5 11 (47.83%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
7 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
8 3 (13.04%) SOA
8 3 (13.04%) Open Source
9 2 (8.70%) SIEM
9 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
9 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (8.70%) SDLC
9 2 (8.70%) OOD
9 2 (8.70%) OOP
9 2 (8.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) PHP
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.70%) PHP5
8 1 (4.35%) Groovy
8 1 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Snort
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WMI
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Sourcefire
2 2 (8.70%) WSO2
3 1 (4.35%) Nintex
3 1 (4.35%) Apigee
3 1 (4.35%) Lumension
3 1 (4.35%) Telerik
3 1 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Dell
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) IBM