The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 27 47 15
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -32
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 9 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.56% 1.88% 8.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 2.46% 11.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Average daily rate £450 £330 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +3.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Average hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.69%
Software Engineering
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 285 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.70% 76.41% 70.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 170 142
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 14
Average hourly rate £25.13 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.62% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) C#
2 15 (38.46%) Linux
3 13 (33.33%) C++
3 13 (33.33%) Oracle
4 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database
5 11 (28.21%) .NET
5 11 (28.21%) SQL
5 11 (28.21%) Windows
5 11 (28.21%) Multithreading
6 10 (25.64%) Subversion
6 10 (25.64%) BDD
7 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
7 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (20.51%) Scrum
8 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
8 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
8 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
8 8 (20.51%) OOD
8 8 (20.51%) Moq
9 7 (17.95%) Jasmine
10 6 (15.38%) SDLC
10 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 6 (15.38%) C
10 6 (15.38%) STL
10 6 (15.38%) XML
10 6 (15.38%) Python
10 6 (15.38%) Electronics
10 6 (15.38%) TDD
10 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Spatial
1 3 (7.69%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) CTI
1 5 (12.82%) Network Security
1 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.26%) Data Mining
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.56%) SAP BI
5 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Subversion
2 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 8 (20.51%) Moq
3 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
4 7 (17.95%) Jasmine
5 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
5 5 (12.82%) SpecFlow
6 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
6 4 (10.26%) JIRA
6 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
7 3 (7.69%) Android Studio
7 3 (7.69%) NUnit
7 3 (7.69%) RubyMine
8 2 (5.13%) ClearCase
8 2 (5.13%) LabVIEW
8 2 (5.13%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
General
1 6 (15.38%) Electronics
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Software Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) DBA
3 4 (10.26%) Development Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Integration Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Integration Test Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) STL
2 6 (15.38%) XML
3 5 (12.82%) COM
3 5 (12.82%) LINQ
3 5 (12.82%) NHibernate
3 5 (12.82%) REST
3 5 (12.82%) SOAP
3 5 (12.82%) WCF
4 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.69%) CSS
4 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) OpenCL
4 3 (7.69%) OpenGL
5 2 (5.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
5 2 (5.13%) React
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.56%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Physics
2 2 (5.13%) DTV
2 2 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 11 (28.21%) Windows
3 4 (10.26%) Solaris
4 3 (7.69%) Android
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) HPUX
5 1 (2.56%) NetWare
5 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Multithreading
3 10 (25.64%) BDD
4 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.51%) OOD
5 8 (20.51%) Scrum
6 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 6 (15.38%) SDLC
6 6 (15.38%) TDD
7 5 (12.82%) DevOps
7 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Manual Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (12.82%) OO
7 5 (12.82%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
7 5 (12.82%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) C#
2 13 (33.33%) C++
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) C
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.38%) Python
5 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.26%) Java
6 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.69%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) ABAP
8 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.56%) Korn
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) OCA
3 2 (5.13%) OCP
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Clusterware
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.13%) zsh
3 1 (2.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Data Guard
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.82%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) Embarcadero
5 1 (2.56%) Compaq
5 1 (2.56%) EMC
5 1 (2.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (2.56%) IBM
5 1 (2.56%) NICE Systems
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Serena
5 1 (2.56%) Veritas
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Wind River
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