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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 13 28 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 20 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.84% 4.20% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.47% 5.70% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 6
Median daily rate £850 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.54%

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
191 193 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.90% 73.66% 80.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 128 203
Median daily rate £467 £373 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.36% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Scrum
2 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (59.26%) TDD
4 15 (55.56%) Product Management
4 15 (55.56%) DevOps
5 14 (51.85%) SaaS
6 6 (22.22%) C#
6 6 (22.22%) PHP
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
8 4 (14.81%) .NET
8 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
8 4 (14.81%) HTML
8 4 (14.81%) OO
9 3 (11.11%) Python
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.11%) XML
9 3 (11.11%) Windows
9 3 (11.11%) C++
9 3 (11.11%) SQL
9 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
9 3 (11.11%) CSS
9 3 (11.11%) OOP
9 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 3 (11.11%) Open Source
10 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
10 2 (7.41%) Scala
10 2 (7.41%) BDD
10 2 (7.41%) Ember.js

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 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.41%) GIS
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) NuGet
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Development Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Head of Development
3 2 (7.41%) Head of Engineering
3 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Scala Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Scala Software Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Director
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) Ember.js
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) NancyFx
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) SignalR
4 1 (3.70%) STL
4 1 (3.70%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (62.96%) Scrum
3 16 (59.26%) TDD
4 15 (55.56%) DevOps
4 15 (55.56%) Product Management
5 4 (14.81%) OO
6 3 (11.11%) OOP
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source
7 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 2 (7.41%) Kanban
7 2 (7.41%) Use Case
8 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Microservices
8 1 (3.70%) MVC
8 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.70%) UML
8 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Web Development
8 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) C#
1 6 (22.22%) PHP
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) C++
3 3 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) Embedded C
4 2 (7.41%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) Scala
4 2 (7.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Marathon
1 1 (3.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Xamarin