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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 25 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Internet 21 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.87% 1.20% 5.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.71% 10.53% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 8
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£450 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £338 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £338 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.35 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -8.57%
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
85 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.74% 11.38% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 20 14
Average daily rate £350 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 7
Average hourly rate £23.13 £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 October 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 October 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 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (79.31%) Web Services
3 22 (75.86%) Apache
4 20 (68.97%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (65.52%) J2EE
6 18 (62.07%) Scrum
7 15 (51.72%) Maven
7 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (44.83%) Open Source
8 13 (44.83%) PostGIS
9 12 (41.38%) Eclipse
10 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
10 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
10 11 (37.93%) Puppet
10 11 (37.93%) RESTful
11 10 (34.48%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (31.03%) VMware
13 8 (27.59%) JIRA
13 8 (27.59%) FitNesse
13 8 (27.59%) Linux
13 8 (27.59%) SaaS
14 6 (20.69%) Apache Solr
14 6 (20.69%) Java
14 6 (20.69%) SOAP
15 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
15 5 (17.24%) Spring
15 5 (17.24%) JSON
15 5 (17.24%) TDD
16 4 (13.79%) Content Management
16 4 (13.79%) SOA

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 22 (75.86%) Apache
2 6 (20.69%) Apache Solr
3 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.34%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 20 (68.97%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (27.59%) SaaS
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
1 1 (3.45%) SMTP
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) SSL
1 1 (3.45%) IPsec
1 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
1 1 (3.45%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Maven
2 12 (41.38%) Eclipse
3 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
3 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
4 8 (27.59%) JIRA
4 8 (27.59%) FitNesse
5 3 (10.34%) RSpec
5 3 (10.34%) Mockito
5 3 (10.34%) Selenium
5 3 (10.34%) Grunt
General
1 2 (6.90%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Architect
2 20 (68.97%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) PC Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.45%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) Web Services
2 19 (65.52%) J2EE
3 13 (44.83%) PostGIS
4 11 (37.93%) RESTful
5 6 (20.69%) SOAP
6 5 (17.24%) JSON
6 5 (17.24%) Spring
7 3 (10.34%) Ajax
7 3 (10.34%) CSS
7 3 (10.34%) JTS
7 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
7 3 (10.34%) Spring MVC
7 3 (10.34%) jQuery
7 3 (10.34%) JPA
8 1 (3.45%) Cocoa Touch
8 1 (3.45%) Android SDK
8 1 (3.45%) Cocoa
8 1 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Open Source
2 3 (10.34%) Linked Data
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) CESG
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (62.07%) Scrum
3 15 (51.72%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Content Management
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) Web Development
6 3 (10.34%) Kanban
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.45%) SIEM
7 1 (3.45%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
7 1 (3.45%) Android Development
7 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
7 1 (3.45%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) PHP
3 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.34%) VirtualBox
1 3 (10.34%) vCloud
2 1 (3.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) Puppet
2 3 (10.34%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) EMC
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Apple
4 1 (3.45%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
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