Period
to 24 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basingstoke during the 6 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 40 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 16 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.91% 1.01% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 1.08% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 3
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £438 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +43.44% +1.84%
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £320 £330
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.25 £46.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.69% +3.33% +5.88%

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 507 370 465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.18% 92.96% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 193 277
Basingstoke median daily rate £380 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -4.11% +8.96%
10th Percentile £194 £163 £203
90th Percentile £570 £485 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 45 26
Basingstoke median hourly rate £16.75 £25.00 £14.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.00% +69.06% +7.55%
10th Percentile £10.40 £13.48 £11.56
90th Percentile £31.35 £28.75 £26.13
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.88 £22.50 £22.10
% change year-on-year -16.11% +1.81% +32.18%

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 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 15 (93.75%) Linux
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
1 15 (93.75%) C
1 15 (93.75%) Unix
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) T-SQL
2 14 (87.50%) MySQL
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) SOAP
2 14 (87.50%) Web Services
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Derivative
2 14 (87.50%) User Stories
3 2 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) MISRA C
4 1 (6.25%) MISRA
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) Physics
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) MySQL
1 14 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) SOAP
1 14 (87.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Derivative
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
1 15 (93.75%) Unix
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (87.50%) User Stories
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
2 1 (6.25%) Physics
2 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) MISRA
1 1 (6.25%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft