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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 21 37 14
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 15 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.23% 3.06% 6.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.01% 3.66% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 16
Median daily rate £349 £393 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.08% +30.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
214 355 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.56% 83.53% 75.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 260 209
Median daily rate £375 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) Oracle
5 10 (38.46%) Cucumber
6 8 (30.77%) Microservices
7 7 (26.92%) Spring Boot
7 7 (26.92%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (26.92%) Spring Integration
7 7 (26.92%) TDD
7 7 (26.92%) Spring
7 7 (26.92%) C++
7 7 (26.92%) JUnit
8 6 (23.08%) Windows
8 6 (23.08%) Linux
8 6 (23.08%) Maven
8 6 (23.08%) Mockito
8 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
8 6 (23.08%) JPA
8 6 (23.08%) Gradle
8 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Subversion
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) Test Management
10 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Git (software)

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (3.85%) Drupal
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) CTI
1 2 (7.69%) Network Security
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) DVB
2 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Cucumber
2 7 (26.92%) JUnit
3 6 (23.08%) Gradle
3 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 6 (23.08%) Maven
3 6 (23.08%) Mockito
4 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 4 (15.38%) Subversion
5 3 (11.54%) Android Studio
5 3 (11.54%) JIRA
5 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.69%) Jasmine
6 2 (7.69%) Moq
6 2 (7.69%) RubyMine
6 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.85%) GoogleTest
General
1 3 (11.54%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Software Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Java Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (26.92%) Spring
1 7 (26.92%) Spring Boot
1 7 (26.92%) Spring Integration
2 6 (23.08%) JPA
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
3 3 (11.54%) OpenCL
3 3 (11.54%) OpenGL
3 3 (11.54%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (7.69%) COM
4 2 (7.69%) LINQ
4 2 (7.69%) NHibernate
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) STL
4 2 (7.69%) WCF
4 2 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) HTML5
5 1 (3.85%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Physics
2 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) DTV
3 1 (3.85%) HACMP
3 1 (3.85%) MPEG
3 1 (3.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Linux
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) HPUX
3 1 (3.85%) NetWare
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Microservices
3 7 (26.92%) TDD
4 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
5 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Software Testing
5 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Manual Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Test Management
6 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) Android Development
7 3 (11.54%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) C++
4 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.54%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) C
6 1 (3.85%) ABAP
6 1 (3.85%) Go
6 1 (3.85%) Korn
6 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) zsh
2 1 (3.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Compaq
4 1 (3.85%) EMC
4 1 (3.85%) Hitachi
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Veritas
4 1 (3.85%) VMware