The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Southampton region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank - 28 30
Contract jobs citing Internet 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 1.47% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 11.11% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.41%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.44% 13.24% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 20
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £286 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £29.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
Internet
Hampshire

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 16 April 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 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) C++
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) CTI
4 3 (33.33%) COM
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (33.33%) Moq
4 3 (33.33%) LINQ
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) CTI
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (33.33%) Moq
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) COM
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) SOAP
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) LINQ
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (11.11%) Physics
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
3 2 (22.22%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft