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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 29 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.47% 8.57% 3.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 10.98% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 13
Median daily rate £425 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £424 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.70 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.57% +1.75%
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
212 246 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.91% 78.10% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 165 161
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 12
Median hourly rate £14.75 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.66% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 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 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Scala
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XSLT
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Scala Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Scala Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (10.00%) GIS Manager
5 1 (10.00%) GIS Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) XSLT
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) Scala
2 2 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle