Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £342 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 39 52
Rank change year-on-year -24 +13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.89% 1.03% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.12% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Basingstoke median daily rate £342 £438 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.83% +38.89% +5.00%
10th Percentile £312 £419 £299
90th Percentile £388 £456 £335
Hampshire median daily rate £342 £335 £330
% change year-on-year +2.09% +1.52% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate £41.00 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year -3.53% -8.11% +8.82%

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 641 357 477
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 92.01% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 184 293
Basingstoke median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £213 £163 £193
90th Percentile £529 £475 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 37
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.14 £19.44 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.06% +23.40% -3.08%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.05
90th Percentile £40.38 £27.50 £24.45
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.75 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -9.00% +25.00% +14.29%

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 23 November 2017, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) Swing
2 2 (33.33%) J2SE
2 2 (33.33%) Java RMI
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Software AG
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) webMethods
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Axis
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Derivative
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Software 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Babel
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Axis
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) J2SE
2 2 (33.33%) Java RMI
2 2 (33.33%) Swing
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Browserify
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) React
3 1 (16.67%) Redux
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) MISRA
1 1 (16.67%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Software AG
1 2 (33.33%) webMethods
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle