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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 31 34 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -21
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.72% 4.27% 9.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 5.18% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 22
Median daily rate £411 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.14% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £308 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £580 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.41% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +0.47%
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
152 309 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 65.52% 82.40% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 222 216
Median daily rate £400 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.23 £27.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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 26 August 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 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Microservices
4 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) Maven
4 4 (33.33%) JPA
4 4 (33.33%) Mockito
4 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (33.33%) Spring Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Gradle
4 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (33.33%) JUnit
5 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) Bluemix
7 1 (8.33%) Service Design
7 1 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment

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 1 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Bluemix
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DVB
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (33.33%) Gradle
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
1 4 (33.33%) Mockito
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) GoogleTest
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) JPA
1 4 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
1 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
1 4 (33.33%) Spring Integration
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) WebCenter
2 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Digital TV
1 1 (8.33%) MPEG
1 1 (8.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) CentOS
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Microservices
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Go
3 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat