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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 43 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 12 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.86% - 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% - 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Average daily rate
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£406 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 - £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+2.60% +10.52%
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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
64 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.27% 9.28% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 21 9
Average daily rate £475 £283 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.69% -24.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £165 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Average hourly rate £13.75 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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 25 (71.43%) Linux
1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) Scrum
3 18 (51.43%) RESTful
3 18 (51.43%) Web Services
3 18 (51.43%) Change Control
4 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
4 17 (48.57%) Apache
5 16 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (45.71%) JSON
6 15 (42.86%) TDD
7 14 (40.00%) Web Development
7 14 (40.00%) Subversion
7 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
7 14 (40.00%) OO
8 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
8 13 (37.14%) BDD
9 12 (34.29%) PostGIS
9 12 (34.29%) Java
9 12 (34.29%) CSS
9 12 (34.29%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (31.43%) Open Source
11 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
11 10 (28.57%) HTML
11 10 (28.57%) PHP
12 9 (25.71%) XML
12 9 (25.71%) Spring
12 9 (25.71%) Selenium
12 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
13 8 (22.86%) Mockito

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 17 (48.57%) Apache
2 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.86%) Lync
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
2 3 (8.57%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (8.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) LAN
1 5 (14.29%) WAN
2 4 (11.43%) SMTP
2 4 (11.43%) FTP
2 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) LDAP
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) SSL
2 4 (11.43%) IPsec
2 4 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (11.43%) Wireshark
2 4 (11.43%) tcpdump
3 2 (5.71%) Intranet
3 2 (5.71%) Extranet
4 1 (2.86%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.86%) NAS
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.86%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Jenkins
2 14 (40.00%) Subversion
2 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 9 (25.71%) Selenium
3 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
4 8 (22.86%) Mockito
4 8 (22.86%) Maven
4 8 (22.86%) JUnit
5 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
6 4 (11.43%) PHPUnit
7 3 (8.57%) RSpec
8 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
9 1 (2.86%) JIRA
9 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (5.71%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) PHP Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (8.57%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) Web Services
1 18 (51.43%) RESTful
2 16 (45.71%) JSON
3 12 (34.29%) PostGIS
3 12 (34.29%) CSS
4 10 (28.57%) HTML
5 9 (25.71%) XML
5 9 (25.71%) Spring
6 8 (22.86%) Ajax
7 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (20.00%) HTML5
7 7 (20.00%) jQuery
8 5 (14.29%) REST
8 5 (14.29%) CSS3
8 5 (14.29%) SOAP
9 4 (11.43%) SAML
9 4 (11.43%) J2EE
9 4 (11.43%) Leaflet
9 4 (11.43%) OAuth2
9 4 (11.43%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Open Source
2 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.43%) CESG
2 4 (11.43%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) GIS
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Solaris
4 3 (8.57%) Android
4 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) Scrum
3 18 (51.43%) Change Control
4 16 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (42.86%) TDD
6 14 (40.00%) Web Development
6 14 (40.00%) OO
7 13 (37.14%) BDD
8 10 (28.57%) Unit Testing
9 7 (20.00%) SOA
10 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
11 5 (14.29%) Content Management
11 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (11.43%) SIEM
12 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
12 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (11.43%) Computer Forensics
12 4 (11.43%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (11.43%) MVC
12 4 (11.43%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
2 12 (34.29%) Java
3 10 (28.57%) PHP
4 6 (17.14%) SQL
5 4 (11.43%) PHP5
6 3 (8.57%) Objective-C
6 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.71%) C#
8 1 (2.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCP
4 1 (2.86%) CCNP
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Snort
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.43%) VirtualBox
2 3 (8.57%) Docker
3 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Apple
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
2 5 (14.29%) Google
3 4 (11.43%) Sourcefire
4 2 (5.71%) Telerik
4 2 (5.71%) Nintex
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) WSO2
5 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow