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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 35 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Internet 13 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.55% 0.30% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.61% 2.63% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 4
Average daily rate
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£375 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.35 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £16.58
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.66%
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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
89 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.32% 11.34% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 24 10
Average daily rate £345 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 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 14 (93.33%) Web Services
1 14 (93.33%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (86.67%) Apache
2 13 (86.67%) Scrum
3 10 (66.67%) J2EE
3 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (53.33%) RESTful
4 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
4 8 (53.33%) Puppet
4 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
4 8 (53.33%) Maven
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) PostGIS
5 6 (40.00%) Open Source
6 5 (33.33%) SaaS
6 5 (33.33%) FitNesse
6 5 (33.33%) JIRA
6 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (26.67%) Spring
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) TDD
8 3 (20.00%) EMC
8 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
8 3 (20.00%) Selenium
8 3 (20.00%) Ajax
8 3 (20.00%) Web Development
8 3 (20.00%) JSON
8 3 (20.00%) Linux

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (86.67%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 14 (93.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (33.33%) SaaS
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Maven
1 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
1 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
2 5 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 3 (20.00%) RSpec
3 3 (20.00%) Mockito
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Architect
2 10 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) PC Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) Web Services
2 10 (66.67%) J2EE
3 8 (53.33%) RESTful
4 6 (40.00%) PostGIS
5 4 (26.67%) Spring
6 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 3 (20.00%) JSON
6 3 (20.00%) Spring MVC
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) JPA
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) JTS
6 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Open Source
2 3 (20.00%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Scrum
2 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) VirtualBox
1 3 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) HP
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