The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 21 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 10 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 5.18% 4.05% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 4.96% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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 Winchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 121 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 80.83% 81.76% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 89 31
Average daily rate £350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 6
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +62.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.13 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the Winchester region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Winchester region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) AIX
2 9 (52.94%) Perl
2 9 (52.94%) Veritas
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Performance Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Device Driver
3 8 (47.06%) SAN
3 8 (47.06%) iSCSI
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) FCoE
3 8 (47.06%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (41.18%) Legal
5 6 (35.29%) Java
6 5 (29.41%) C++
6 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
7 4 (23.53%) Open Source
7 4 (23.53%) Node.js
7 4 (23.53%) Ruby
7 4 (23.53%) Python
7 4 (23.53%) IBM
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) PHP
8 3 (17.65%) Unix
9 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
9 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 (23.53%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) FCoE
1 8 (47.06%) Fibre Channel
1 8 (47.06%) iSCSI
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
1 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.88%) Checkstyle
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) FindBugs
1 1 (5.88%) Gradle
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 7 (41.18%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Test Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SAN Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
1 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
1 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.88%) Java SE
1 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Device Driver
2 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) AIX
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) HPUX
4 1 (5.88%) NetWare
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Performance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Secure Coding
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Perl
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) Python
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) OCA
1 1 (5.88%) OCAJ
1 1 (5.88%) OCP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) GPFS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Veritas
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Arqiva
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) PTC