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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 43 37 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Internet 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.61% 0.30% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.47% 2.94% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
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£390 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% -10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £336 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.03% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +22.22%
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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
76 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.05% 10.06% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 23 7
Average daily rate £400 £281 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% +33.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £165 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 10
Average hourly rate £13.75 £14.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -56.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.94 £15.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 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 4 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 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Web Services
2 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Apache
3 22 (59.46%) Scrum
4 21 (56.76%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (54.05%) RESTful
6 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
7 16 (43.24%) Change Control
7 16 (43.24%) JSON
8 15 (40.54%) TDD
8 15 (40.54%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (40.54%) PostGIS
9 14 (37.84%) OO
9 14 (37.84%) Subversion
9 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
9 14 (37.84%) Open Source
10 13 (35.14%) BDD
10 13 (35.14%) Web Development
11 11 (29.73%) Maven
11 11 (29.73%) CSS
11 11 (29.73%) Java
11 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
11 11 (29.73%) Cucumber
12 10 (27.03%) PHP
12 10 (27.03%) J2EE
12 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
13 9 (24.32%) Selenium
13 9 (24.32%) Spring

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 23 (62.16%) Apache
2 7 (18.92%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.81%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.41%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.70%) Lync
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
2 3 (8.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) tcpdump
2 2 (5.41%) IPsec
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 2 (5.41%) SMTP
2 2 (5.41%) FTP
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) LDAP
2 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
2 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) ADSL
3 1 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) Extranet
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (16.22%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.70%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
2 14 (37.84%) Subversion
2 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
3 11 (29.73%) Maven
3 11 (29.73%) Cucumber
4 9 (24.32%) Selenium
5 8 (21.62%) JUnit
5 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
5 8 (21.62%) Mockito
6 4 (10.81%) PHPUnit
7 3 (8.11%) RSpec
7 3 (8.11%) JIRA
7 3 (8.11%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (5.41%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 11 (29.73%) Architect
2 11 (29.73%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Senior PHP Developer
4 4 (10.81%) PHP Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (8.11%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) Web Services
2 20 (54.05%) RESTful
3 16 (43.24%) JSON
4 15 (40.54%) PostGIS
5 11 (29.73%) CSS
6 10 (27.03%) J2EE
7 9 (24.32%) Spring
7 9 (24.32%) XML
8 8 (21.62%) HTML
8 8 (21.62%) Ajax
9 7 (18.92%) SOAP
9 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
10 6 (16.22%) HTML5
10 6 (16.22%) jQuery
11 5 (13.51%) REST
11 5 (13.51%) CSS3
12 4 (10.81%) Leaflet
12 4 (10.81%) OAuth2
12 4 (10.81%) SAML
12 4 (10.81%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) PKI
2 2 (5.41%) CESG
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.41%) Solaris
3 2 (5.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) Scrum
3 21 (56.76%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (43.24%) Change Control
5 15 (40.54%) TDD
6 14 (37.84%) OO
7 13 (35.14%) BDD
7 13 (35.14%) Web Development
8 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
9 8 (21.62%) SOA
10 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Content Management
11 5 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (10.81%) MVC
12 4 (10.81%) OOP
13 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
13 3 (8.11%) Kanban
13 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
13 3 (8.11%) iOS Development
14 2 (5.41%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Java
1 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.03%) PHP
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) PHP5
5 3 (8.11%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) VCP4
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
1 3 (8.11%) VirtualBox
2 2 (5.41%) Snort
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
2 3 (8.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Google
1 5 (13.51%) VMware
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Apple
3 2 (5.41%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.70%) Telerik
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) Nintex
4 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.70%) WSO2