The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 15 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 29 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.24% 4.18% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.62% 6.81% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 191 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 77.56% 61.41% 67.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 115 84
Average daily rate £370 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 39
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.90 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Engineering
Hampshire

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 24 July 2014.

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
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 24 July 2014.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (36.36%) Linux
1 20 (36.36%) Scrum
2 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 12 (21.82%) C
5 11 (20.00%) HTML
5 11 (20.00%) Web Services
5 11 (20.00%) CSS
5 11 (20.00%) DTV
6 10 (18.18%) POSIX
6 10 (18.18%) ClearCase
6 10 (18.18%) TDD
6 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 9 (16.36%) Java
7 9 (16.36%) .NET
7 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
7 9 (16.36%) DevOps
8 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
8 8 (14.55%) PHP
8 8 (14.55%) SOAP
9 7 (12.73%) Python
9 7 (12.73%) OO
9 7 (12.73%) MySQL
9 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.73%) MVC
9 7 (12.73%) jQuery
9 7 (12.73%) Cucumber
9 7 (12.73%) SoapUI
10 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
10 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 4 (7.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.45%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) ASN.1
1 2 (3.64%) LAN
1 2 (3.64%) WAN
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.64%) SSL
1 2 (3.64%) IPv4
1 2 (3.64%) Modbus
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) Big Data
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) ClearCase
2 7 (12.73%) Cucumber
2 7 (12.73%) SoapUI
3 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.91%) SpecFlow
3 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.91%) Subversion
4 4 (7.27%) PHPUnit
5 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.64%) JIRA
7 1 (1.82%) Axure RP
7 1 (1.82%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.82%) NUnit
General
1 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
2 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Software Engineer
2 18 (32.73%) Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Software Developer
3 7 (12.73%) PHP Developer
4 4 (7.27%) ScrumMaster
4 4 (7.27%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.27%) PHP Web Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Test Leader
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Software Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Software Configuration Manager
6 2 (3.64%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) .NET Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
1 11 (20.00%) Web Services
1 11 (20.00%) CSS
2 10 (18.18%) POSIX
3 9 (16.36%) .NET
4 8 (14.55%) SOAP
5 7 (12.73%) jQuery
6 4 (7.27%) Zend Framework
7 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.64%) Middleware
8 2 (3.64%) XML
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.64%) MFC
8 2 (3.64%) wxWidgets
8 2 (3.64%) REST
8 2 (3.64%) WebSockets
9 1 (1.82%) HTML5
9 1 (1.82%) CSS3
9 1 (1.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) DTV
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Kindle
3 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.82%) MPEG
3 1 (1.82%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.82%) STB
3 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 20 (36.36%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (5.45%) UNIX
4 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Scrum
2 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.18%) TDD
4 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
4 9 (16.36%) DevOps
5 7 (12.73%) OO
5 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (12.73%) MVC
6 6 (10.91%) Data Transformation
6 6 (10.91%) Test Strategy
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
7 5 (9.09%) OOP
7 5 (9.09%) SOA
7 5 (9.09%) Web Development
7 5 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.27%) BPEL
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.27%) BDD
9 3 (5.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) C
3 9 (16.36%) Java
4 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.55%) PHP
5 7 (12.73%) Python
6 6 (10.91%) Ruby
7 5 (9.09%) C#
8 4 (7.27%) PHP5
8 4 (7.27%) C++
9 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.64%) Korn
10 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
1 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Vagrant
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) ESRI
3 4 (7.27%) Zend
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.82%) Twitter
6 1 (1.82%) EMC
6 1 (1.82%) CA
6 1 (1.82%) BT
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