Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Academic Degree
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 32 41
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 186 189 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.88% 5.30% 4.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.22% 15.42% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 91 123
Hampshire median daily rate £395 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +5.26% -8.10%
10th Percentile £271 £275 £177
90th Percentile £575 £570 £513
South East median daily rate £441 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +10.23% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 24
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £41.85 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +8.00% -18.42%
10th Percentile £18.25 £19.34 £14.82
90th Percentile £79.20 £47.42 £47.63
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,308 1,226 1,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 34.29% 34.40% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 698 951
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £287 £213 £263
90th Percentile £599 £525 £560
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 57 79
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.60%
10th Percentile £18.25 £19.34 £12.50
90th Percentile £68.50 £50.00 £50.50
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £25.12 £27.50
% change year-on-year +45.30% -8.65% -11.00%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Hampshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Degree in Hampshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Hampshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Hampshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Hampshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Hampshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Hampshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Hampshire

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough +9 38 £450 +16.13% 17
Portsmouth -10 30 £375 -25.00% 22
Hook -3 20 £300 -23.08% 2
Southampton -14 12 £353 -21.67% 22
Basingstoke -25 12 £488 -2.50% 25
Fareham -14 6 £425 - 19
Aldershot +1 5 £375 - 4
Gosport -14 4 £463 - 1
Havant -6 2 £550 -
Winchester -11 2 £475 +21.79% 2
Andover - 1 £600 - 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 68 (36.56%) Java
2 66 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (32.80%) Linux
4 47 (25.27%) Security Cleared
5 44 (23.66%) Unix
6 40 (21.51%) SC Cleared
6 40 (21.51%) Computer Science
7 39 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
8 38 (20.43%) Spring
9 35 (18.82%) Finance
9 35 (18.82%) Apache
9 35 (18.82%) Hadoop
10 34 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (17.20%) Big Data
11 32 (17.20%) Kafka
11 32 (17.20%) HDFS
12 31 (16.67%) Unit Testing
13 30 (16.13%) SQL
14 29 (15.59%) Microsoft
14 29 (15.59%) Git (software)
15 27 (14.52%) BDD
15 27 (14.52%) Jenkins
15 27 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (13.98%) Software Engineering
16 26 (13.98%) Shell Script
16 26 (13.98%) Windows
16 26 (13.98%) TDD
17 25 (13.44%) JSON
17 25 (13.44%) Virtual Team
17 25 (13.44%) Linux Command Line

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 35 (18.82%) Apache
2 15 (8.06%) Apache Spark
3 11 (5.91%) IIS
4 10 (5.38%) JBoss
5 9 (4.84%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (2.69%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.15%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (2.15%) GemFire
8 4 (2.15%) GlassFish
8 4 (2.15%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 3 (1.61%) Confluence
9 3 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.61%) Jupyter
9 3 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.08%) CMS
10 2 (1.08%) Drupal
10 2 (1.08%) WordPress
11 1 (0.54%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.54%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Remedy AR System
1 6 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.15%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (2.15%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (2.15%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (2.15%) Oracle Payroll
2 4 (2.15%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.08%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.54%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.90%) GitHub
2 8 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.23%) PaaS
4 3 (1.61%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.08%) IaaS
5 2 (1.08%) npm
5 2 (1.08%) SAP Leonardo
6 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.53%) SNMP
2 7 (3.76%) Firewall
2 7 (3.76%) Internet
3 5 (2.69%) Broadband
4 4 (2.15%) DNS
4 4 (2.15%) DVB
4 4 (2.15%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.61%) DAB
5 3 (1.61%) HTTP
5 3 (1.61%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.61%) Network Security
5 3 (1.61%) SSL
5 3 (1.61%) VPN
6 2 (1.08%) ATM
6 2 (1.08%) Intranet
6 2 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.08%) NAS
6 2 (1.08%) VoIP
6 2 (1.08%) Wireless
7 1 (0.54%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.82%) Hadoop
2 32 (17.20%) Big Data
3 22 (11.83%) HBase
4 20 (10.75%) Parquet
5 15 (8.06%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.30%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.23%) MySQL
8 5 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.15%) Power BI
9 4 (2.15%) QlikView
9 4 (2.15%) SAP BW
10 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.08%) OLTP
10 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.54%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (15.59%) Git (software)
2 27 (14.52%) Jenkins
3 22 (11.83%) Gradle
4 16 (8.60%) Eclipse
4 16 (8.60%) Subversion
5 11 (5.91%) NetBeans
6 10 (5.38%) JUnit
7 8 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.76%) JIRA
9 4 (2.15%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.61%) Fiddler
10 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.08%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.08%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.08%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.54%) Babel
12 1 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.54%) Phabricator
12 1 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 35 (18.82%) Finance
2 17 (9.14%) Manufacturing
3 11 (5.91%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.38%) Electronics
5 7 (3.76%) Military
6 4 (2.15%) Legal
7 2 (1.08%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.08%) Avionics
7 2 (1.08%) French Language
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (30.65%) Developer
2 36 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.90%) Analyst
4 16 (8.60%) Software Engineer
5 15 (8.06%) Architect
6 13 (6.99%) Test Engineer
7 12 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 12 (6.45%) Hadoop Developer
7 12 (6.45%) Tester
8 11 (5.91%) Big Data Developer
9 10 (5.38%) Apache Spark Developer
9 10 (5.38%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.84%) Administrator
11 7 (3.76%) Business IT Analyst
11 7 (3.76%) Consultant
11 7 (3.76%) IT Analyst
11 7 (3.76%) IT Business Analyst
12 6 (3.23%) Java Hadoop Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Software Analyst
13 5 (2.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.43%) Spring
2 32 (17.20%) Kafka
3 25 (13.44%) JSON
4 24 (12.90%) Middleware
5 23 (12.37%) REST
6 22 (11.83%) J2EE
6 22 (11.83%) RabbitMQ
6 22 (11.83%) Web Services
7 20 (10.75%) Apache Avro
8 17 (9.14%) HTML
9 12 (6.45%) CSS
9 12 (6.45%) HTML5
10 11 (5.91%) RESTful
11 10 (5.38%) XML
12 8 (4.30%) .NET
12 8 (4.30%) Hibernate
12 8 (4.30%) SOAP
13 7 (3.76%) jQuery
14 6 (3.23%) Ajax
14 6 (3.23%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (13.44%) Linux Command Line
2 25 (13.44%) Virtual Team
3 18 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (8.60%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.99%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (4.30%) Life Science
7 7 (3.76%) PMI
8 6 (3.23%) Data Centre
9 5 (2.69%) Algorithms
9 5 (2.69%) Client/Server
9 5 (2.69%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.69%) Fintech
9 5 (2.69%) User Experience
10 4 (2.15%) CESG
10 4 (2.15%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.61%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.61%) Smart Meter
12 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.08%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 61 (32.80%) Linux
2 44 (23.66%) Unix
3 26 (13.98%) Windows
4 6 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.61%) Solaris
7 2 (1.08%) Debian
7 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (21.51%) Computer Science
3 39 (20.97%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 27 (14.52%) BDD
5 27 (14.52%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (13.98%) Software Engineering
6 26 (13.98%) TDD
7 24 (12.90%) System Testing
8 23 (12.37%) Project Management
9 20 (10.75%) Benchmarking
10 18 (9.68%) Mathematics
11 17 (9.14%) OO
12 16 (8.60%) Decision-Making
12 16 (8.60%) Test Scripting
12 16 (8.60%) Use Case
13 15 (8.06%) Business Analysis
13 15 (8.06%) Scenario Testing
13 15 (8.06%) Test Automation
13 15 (8.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 68 (36.56%) Java
2 30 (16.13%) SQL
3 26 (13.98%) Shell Script
4 21 (11.29%) Python
5 16 (8.60%) JavaScript
6 13 (6.99%) C++
7 10 (5.38%) C
8 7 (3.76%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.23%) C#
10 4 (2.15%) PHP
10 4 (2.15%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.15%) Tcl
11 3 (1.61%) Perl
11 3 (1.61%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.08%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.08%) Java 8
12 2 (1.08%) Jython
12 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.08%) VB
12 2 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (25.27%) Security Cleared
2 40 (21.51%) SC Cleared
3 22 (11.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (7.53%) Master's Degree
5 7 (3.76%) CBAP
5 7 (3.76%) CISSP
5 7 (3.76%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.69%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.69%) MCSE
6 5 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.69%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (2.15%) CISM
8 3 (1.61%) CEH
8 3 (1.61%) CISA
8 3 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.08%) CHFI
9 2 (1.08%) CRISC
9 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.08%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) QA
2 5 (2.69%) SLA
3 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.08%) PMO
4 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.54%) GDPR
4 1 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.54%) MISRA
4 1 (0.54%) P3O
4 1 (0.54%) RMADS
System Software
1 32 (17.20%) HDFS
2 22 (11.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 9 (4.84%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.84%) vSphere
4 8 (4.30%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.15%) Docker
6 3 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.08%) Firmware
8 1 (0.54%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (10.75%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (3.23%) SCCM
2 6 (3.23%) SCOM
3 5 (2.69%) Kibana
3 5 (2.69%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.61%) logstash
5 2 (1.08%) Ansible
5 2 (1.08%) Grafana
5 2 (1.08%) Graphite
5 2 (1.08%) Nagios
5 2 (1.08%) Puppet
6 1 (0.54%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.60%) Oracle
3 11 (5.91%) VMware
4 10 (5.38%) Red Hat
5 9 (4.84%) Cisco
6 7 (3.76%) Citrix
6 7 (3.76%) Remedy
6 7 (3.76%) SAP
6 7 (3.76%) Splunk
7 6 (3.23%) BMC
7 6 (3.23%) Veeam
8 4 (2.15%) Serena
9 3 (1.61%) HP
9 3 (1.61%) Trend Micro
10 2 (1.08%) Ariba
10 2 (1.08%) Fujitsu
10 2 (1.08%) Google
10 2 (1.08%) Tableau
10 2 (1.08%) Zend
11 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow