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 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 19 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 4.00% 5.41% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.96% 9.09% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£330 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Software Engineering
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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
121 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 80.67% 59.46% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 29 20
Average daily rate £400 £350 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 5
Average hourly rate £38.75 £16.13 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.31% +20.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £9.64 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) SAN
2 9 (64.29%) Veritas
2 9 (64.29%) Perl
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) AIX
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 8 (57.14%) IBM
4 7 (50.00%) C
4 7 (50.00%) C++
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Java
5 6 (42.86%) UNIX
6 5 (35.71%) Device Driver
6 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
6 5 (35.71%) iSCSI
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) FCoE
7 4 (28.57%) GPFS
7 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 4 (28.57%) System Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Korn
7 4 (28.57%) Clustering
7 4 (28.57%) NetWare
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) Compaq

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
1 9 (64.29%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (35.71%) iSCSI
2 5 (35.71%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Device Driver
2 4 (28.57%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) HACMP
3 1 (7.14%) iPhone
3 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) AIX
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) NetWare
4 4 (28.57%) HPUX
4 4 (28.57%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 1 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Perl
2 8 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 7 (50.00%) C
3 7 (50.00%) C++
4 6 (42.86%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 4 (28.57%) Korn
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Veritas
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Compaq
3 4 (28.57%) EMC
3 4 (28.57%) Hitachi
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft