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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 43 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-28 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.86% 7.54% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 10.70% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Average daily rate
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£378 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £400 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
328 243 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 78.28% 70.43% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 183 93
Average daily rate £388 £320 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -20.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £538 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 2015, 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 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (40.74%) C
3 11 (40.74%) Java
3 11 (40.74%) Scrum
4 9 (33.33%) TDD
4 9 (33.33%) Web Services
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle
5 8 (29.63%) SOA
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
6 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.93%) Puppet
6 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
6 7 (25.93%) User Stories
7 6 (22.22%) Vagrant
7 6 (22.22%) Algorithms
7 6 (22.22%) BDD
7 6 (22.22%) Refactoring
7 6 (22.22%) Code Coverage
8 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
8 5 (18.52%) Embedded C
8 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
8 5 (18.52%) Subversion
8 5 (18.52%) BPEL
8 5 (18.52%) Python
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (18.52%) Cucumber

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) DVB
1 1 (3.70%) NGN
1 1 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
2 5 (18.52%) Subversion
3 4 (14.81%) SpecFlow
4 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) Ant
5 2 (7.41%) JUnit
5 2 (7.41%) Maven
5 2 (7.41%) Selenium
5 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.70%) QUnit
6 1 (3.70%) Hudson
6 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.70%) RSpec
6 1 (3.70%) Mockito
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Software Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
7 2 (7.41%) PHP Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
3 2 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) Ajax
3 2 (7.41%) JSON
3 2 (7.41%) Spring MVC
3 2 (7.41%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) OpenID
4 1 (3.70%) Nutch
4 1 (3.70%) PostGIS
4 1 (3.70%) Symfony
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) JPA
4 1 (3.70%) Drools
4 1 (3.70%) OAuth
4 1 (3.70%) Dojo
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 4 (14.81%) Wiki
3 3 (11.11%) Device Driver
4 2 (7.41%) Open Source
4 2 (7.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.41%) GIS
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.70%) STB
5 1 (3.70%) MPEG
5 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (40.74%) Scrum
4 9 (33.33%) TDD
5 8 (29.63%) SOA
6 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.93%) User Stories
7 6 (22.22%) BDD
7 6 (22.22%) Code Coverage
7 6 (22.22%) Refactoring
8 5 (18.52%) BPEL
8 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
9 4 (14.81%) MVC
10 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 3 (11.11%) DevOps
11 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
11 2 (7.41%) Coaching
11 2 (7.41%) Video Processing
11 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) Embedded C
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) Groovy
7 1 (3.70%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) ESRI
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
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