Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £351 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Developer
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 53 39
Rank change year-on-year +2 -14 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.39% 1.51% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.58% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Basingstoke median daily rate £351 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.19% -8.57% +38.89%
10th Percentile £340 £324 £419
90th Percentile £365 £400 £456
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year - +5.63% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - £41.00 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% -8.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies in Basingstoke with a recognized job title 474 568 333
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.86% 95.46% 92.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 289 175
Basingstoke median daily rate £431 £390 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.58% +12.23% -7.33%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £164
90th Percentile £561 £538 £460
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 35
Basingstoke median hourly rate £14.35 £23.14 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.99% +19.06% +29.57%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.40 £11.08
90th Percentile £41.46 £40.57 £27.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.45 £22.25 £21.44
% change year-on-year +18.89% +3.80% +7.18%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Basingstoke

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Developer in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Basingstoke

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer in Basingstoke.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Basingstoke

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basingstoke region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (71.43%) REST
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) RFID
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) XSLT
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) WSDL
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) DevOps
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (28.57%) MVC
7 1 (14.29%) Migration
7 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) REST
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (57.14%) WSDL
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (14.29%) React
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Xamarin