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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 18 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Internet 26 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.83% 2.99% 4.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.24% 22.50% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 4
Average daily rate
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£420 £300 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -5.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £353 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.68 £14.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-9.42% -18.84%
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
68 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.48% 13.29% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 24 13
Average daily rate £340 £280 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
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 £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 November 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 27 November 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 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (69.23%) Web Services
3 26 (66.67%) Apache
4 24 (61.54%) Scrum
5 23 (58.97%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (46.15%) J2EE
8 17 (43.59%) RESTful
8 17 (43.59%) Jenkins
9 16 (41.03%) PostGIS
9 16 (41.03%) Maven
9 16 (41.03%) Linux
10 15 (38.46%) JSON
11 14 (35.90%) Open Source
12 13 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (28.21%) Eclipse
13 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
13 11 (28.21%) Puppet
14 10 (25.64%) TDD
15 9 (23.08%) VMware
15 9 (23.08%) Java
16 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
16 8 (20.51%) PHP
16 8 (20.51%) CSS
16 8 (20.51%) Web Development
16 8 (20.51%) Ajax
17 7 (17.95%) Spring
17 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
17 7 (17.95%) Change Control
17 7 (17.95%) Tomcat

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 26 (66.67%) Apache
2 7 (17.95%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.38%) Apache Solr
4 3 (7.69%) Node.js
5 2 (5.13%) CMS
6 1 (2.56%) Lync
6 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.38%) SaaS
3 5 (12.82%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (12.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.56%) tcpdump
2 1 (2.56%) IPsec
2 1 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (2.56%) ADSL
2 1 (2.56%) SMTP
2 1 (2.56%) FTP
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Jenkins
2 16 (41.03%) Maven
3 11 (28.21%) Eclipse
3 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
4 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.38%) FitNesse
4 6 (15.38%) Subversion
4 6 (15.38%) JIRA
5 5 (12.82%) Selenium
5 5 (12.82%) RSpec
5 5 (12.82%) Mockito
6 3 (7.69%) PHPUnit
6 3 (7.69%) Grunt
7 2 (5.13%) JUnit
General
1 2 (5.13%) Games
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Architect
1 20 (51.28%) Solutions Architect
2 16 (41.03%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 1 (2.56%) PC Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Android Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (69.23%) Web Services
2 18 (46.15%) J2EE
3 17 (43.59%) RESTful
4 16 (41.03%) PostGIS
5 15 (38.46%) JSON
6 8 (20.51%) CSS
6 8 (20.51%) Ajax
7 7 (17.95%) Spring
8 6 (15.38%) XML
8 6 (15.38%) jQuery
9 5 (12.82%) Spring MVC
9 5 (12.82%) JPA
9 5 (12.82%) SOAP
9 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
10 3 (7.69%) KML
10 3 (7.69%) Google Maps API
10 3 (7.69%) REST
10 3 (7.69%) CSS3
10 3 (7.69%) HTML5
10 3 (7.69%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Open Source
2 3 (7.69%) Linked Data
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) CESG
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.69%) CentOS
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (61.54%) Scrum
3 23 (58.97%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (25.64%) TDD
5 8 (20.51%) Web Development
6 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
6 7 (17.95%) Change Control
7 6 (15.38%) OO
8 5 (12.82%) Kanban
8 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 5 (12.82%) BDD
8 5 (12.82%) MVC
9 4 (10.26%) SOA
9 4 (10.26%) Content Management
10 3 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (7.69%) OOP
10 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
11 1 (2.56%) Computer Forensics
11 1 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) Java
2 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.51%) PHP
3 3 (7.69%) PHP5
3 3 (7.69%) Objective-C
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) VirtualBox
2 4 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) vCloud
4 2 (5.13%) Docker
5 1 (2.56%) Snort
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) Puppet
2 5 (12.82%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) VMware
2 4 (10.26%) Google
3 3 (7.69%) Apple
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow