The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 30 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.89% 1.11% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.13% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Median daily rate £391 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +20.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.35 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.87% -
Software Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
216 353 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.43% 98.06% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 246 240
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £10.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Southampton region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Southampton region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Southampton region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) JUnit
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Spring
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
4 4 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (30.77%) Spring Integration
4 4 (30.77%) Microservices
4 4 (30.77%) Spring Boot
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Gradle
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (23.08%) Android Development
5 3 (23.08%) Android Studio
5 3 (23.08%) OpenCL
5 3 (23.08%) Mockito
5 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (23.08%) JPA
5 3 (23.08%) Android
5 3 (23.08%) Physics
5 3 (23.08%) Maven
5 3 (23.08%) Electronics
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) C

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.69%) DVB
2 1 (7.69%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JUnit
2 3 (23.08%) Android Studio
2 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 3 (23.08%) Gradle
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) Maven
2 3 (23.08%) Mockito
3 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) GoogleTest
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (30.77%) Spring
1 4 (30.77%) Spring Boot
1 4 (30.77%) Spring Integration
2 3 (23.08%) JPA
2 3 (23.08%) OpenCL
2 3 (23.08%) OpenGL
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) Django
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Physics
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) HACMP
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) DTV
3 1 (7.69%) MPEG
3 1 (7.69%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) AIX
2 2 (15.38%) HPUX
2 2 (15.38%) NetWare
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Microservices
3 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Android Development
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Image Processing
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
6 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) C
5 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (15.38%) Korn
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
6 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Compaq
2 2 (15.38%) EMC
2 2 (15.38%) Hitachi
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Veritas
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat