Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 28 39
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11 +7
Contract jobs citing Degree 202 208 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.28% 5.86% 4.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.90% 14.75% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 143 127
Hampshire median daily rate £444 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.41% +13.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £300 £177 £213
90th Percentile £538 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £445 £405 £380
% change year-on-year +9.88% +6.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 18
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.60 £23.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.37% -50.00% +39.71%
10th Percentile £21.33 £14.75 £36.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £40.88 £50.38
South East median hourly rate £42.85 £27.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +58.70% -39.33% +36.92%

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 1,356 1,410 1,666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.44% 39.75% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 878 1,034
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £260 £280 £261
90th Percentile £540 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 95 54
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.46 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.31% -22.22% +178.47%
10th Percentile £19.68 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £52.50 £58.38
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £21.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year +44.19% -34.35% +45.56%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Portsmouth +7 20 £528 +206.09% 15
Winchester +5 20 £475 +11.76% 7
Hook -1 17 £450 +4.65%
Farnborough -9 14 £425 -3.79% 11
Fareham +2 13 £489 +237.20% 14
Southampton -8 13 £445 +36.92% 24
Basingstoke -27 13 £269 +46.06% 23
Havant 0 3 - - 2
Aldershot - 3 £310 - 2
Eastleigh -4 2 £475 +8.57% 6
Fleet -9 1 - - 1
Petersfield - 1 £300 - 2
Waterlooville - 1 £500 - 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 88 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (34.65%) Java
3 57 (28.22%) Git (software)
4 50 (24.75%) Big Data
5 49 (24.26%) Kafka
5 49 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (23.27%) Jenkins
6 47 (23.27%) Finance
7 46 (22.77%) Spring
7 46 (22.77%) RabbitMQ
7 46 (22.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 44 (21.78%) Hadoop YARN
8 44 (21.78%) Decision-Making
9 41 (20.30%) Apache Spark
9 41 (20.30%) Computer Science
10 38 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (18.32%) Security Cleared
12 36 (17.82%) Linux
13 35 (17.33%) Microservices
14 34 (16.83%) Unix
15 32 (15.84%) SC Cleared
15 32 (15.84%) Mathematics
15 32 (15.84%) Greenfield Project
16 31 (15.35%) Web Services
16 31 (15.35%) Python
17 30 (14.85%) Apache
17 30 (14.85%) Scrum
17 30 (14.85%) REST
18 29 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
19 27 (13.37%) Virtual Team

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 41 (20.30%) Apache Spark
2 30 (14.85%) Apache
3 14 (6.93%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (5.94%) JBoss
5 11 (5.45%) Jupyter
6 7 (3.47%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.48%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.49%) CMS
8 3 (1.49%) GlassFish
8 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.99%) GemFire
9 2 (0.99%) IIS
9 2 (0.99%) SAS
9 2 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.50%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.50%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.99%) SPSS
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (5.94%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.99%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Primavera
3 1 (0.50%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.50%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.50%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.38%) GitHub
2 22 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.49%) Office 365
5 2 (0.99%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.99%) PaaS
5 2 (0.99%) Yammer
6 1 (0.50%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.40%) Kerberos
2 9 (4.46%) BGP
2 9 (4.46%) LAN
2 9 (4.46%) MPLS
2 9 (4.46%) WAN
3 8 (3.96%) OSPF
4 7 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (3.47%) DNS
4 7 (3.47%) HSRP
4 7 (3.47%) IPsec
4 7 (3.47%) L2TP
4 7 (3.47%) RIP
5 5 (2.48%) SNMP
5 5 (2.48%) Wireless
6 3 (1.49%) Firewall
6 3 (1.49%) Internet
6 3 (1.49%) SMS
7 2 (0.99%) Intranet
7 2 (0.99%) MVNO
7 2 (0.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.75%) Big Data
2 27 (13.37%) Hadoop
3 25 (12.38%) HBase
4 23 (11.39%) Parquet
5 9 (4.46%) Data Mining
6 6 (2.97%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (2.97%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.98%) MySQL
8 2 (0.99%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.99%) Power BI
8 2 (0.99%) Redis
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.50%) QGIS
9 1 (0.50%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 57 (28.22%) Git (software)
2 47 (23.27%) Jenkins
3 23 (11.39%) Gradle
4 12 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (4.95%) Selenium
6 6 (2.97%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.97%) Subversion
7 5 (2.48%) Android Studio
8 4 (1.98%) gulp
8 4 (1.98%) webpack
8 4 (1.98%) Xcode
9 3 (1.49%) JUnit
9 3 (1.49%) NetBeans
9 3 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (1.49%) Rational Functional Tester
10 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.99%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.99%) JIRA
10 2 (0.99%) RubyGems
10 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (23.27%) Finance
2 12 (5.94%) Games
2 12 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.48%) Billing
4 5 (2.48%) Electronics
4 5 (2.48%) Military
5 4 (1.98%) Retail
6 3 (1.49%) Marketing
7 2 (0.99%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 68 (33.66%) Developer
2 40 (19.80%) Java Developer
3 25 (12.38%) Big Data Developer
4 24 (11.88%) Apache Spark Developer
5 22 (10.89%) Analyst
6 19 (9.41%) Data Scientist
7 15 (7.43%) Consultant
8 14 (6.93%) Architect
9 13 (6.44%) SAP Consultant
10 11 (5.45%) Business Analyst
10 11 (5.45%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.95%) HR Consultant
11 10 (4.95%) SAP HR Consultant
12 8 (3.96%) Designer
12 8 (3.96%) Hadoop Developer
13 7 (3.47%) Software Developer
13 7 (3.47%) Tester
14 6 (2.97%) .NET Developer
14 6 (2.97%) Network Engineer
14 6 (2.97%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (24.26%) Kafka
2 46 (22.77%) RabbitMQ
2 46 (22.77%) Spring
3 31 (15.35%) Web Services
4 30 (14.85%) REST
5 27 (13.37%) JSON
6 25 (12.38%) Middleware
7 23 (11.39%) Apache Avro
7 23 (11.39%) RESTful
8 21 (10.40%) Spark Streaming
8 21 (10.40%) Spring Boot
8 21 (10.40%) Spring Integration
9 18 (8.91%) .NET
10 12 (5.94%) Drools
11 11 (5.45%) J2EE
11 11 (5.45%) Pandas
12 10 (4.95%) HTML
13 9 (4.46%) AngularJS
13 9 (4.46%) Matplotlib
13 9 (4.46%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.30%) Computer Science
2 38 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (15.84%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (13.37%) Virtual Team
5 25 (12.38%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (4.46%) Data Centre
6 9 (4.46%) User Experience
7 8 (3.96%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.49%) PMI
10 2 (0.99%) Arduino
10 2 (0.99%) CCTV
10 2 (0.99%) FMCG
10 2 (0.99%) PKI
10 2 (0.99%) Raspberry Pi
11 1 (0.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.50%) Life Science
11 1 (0.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.82%) Linux
2 34 (16.83%) Unix
3 17 (8.42%) Windows
4 12 (5.94%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.97%) Android
6 5 (2.48%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) CentOS
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
8 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (43.56%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (21.78%) Decision-Making
4 35 (17.33%) Microservices
5 32 (15.84%) Mathematics
6 30 (14.85%) Scrum
7 29 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (13.37%) Benchmarking
8 27 (13.37%) TDD
9 25 (12.38%) Software Engineering
10 22 (10.89%) Data Science
10 22 (10.89%) Kalman Filter
11 19 (9.41%) Statistics
11 19 (9.41%) Test Scripting
12 18 (8.91%) Test Automation
13 16 (7.92%) Analytics
13 16 (7.92%) Machine Learning
14 15 (7.43%) Project Management
14 15 (7.43%) Unit Testing
14 15 (7.43%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 70 (34.65%) Java
2 31 (15.35%) Python
3 27 (13.37%) Shell Script
4 23 (11.39%) C#
5 15 (7.43%) R
6 14 (6.93%) JavaScript
6 14 (6.93%) SQL
7 10 (4.95%) C
8 8 (3.96%) C++
9 6 (2.97%) ABAP
10 5 (2.48%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.48%) Perl
11 4 (1.98%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.98%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.49%) Ruby
12 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.99%) Go
13 2 (0.99%) PHP
14 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 37 (18.32%) Security Cleared
2 32 (15.84%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.96%) CCNA
6 7 (3.47%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (3.47%) PMP
7 6 (2.97%) Master's Degree
7 6 (2.97%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (2.97%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.49%) CCNP
9 3 (1.49%) MCSE
10 2 (0.99%) CCIE
10 2 (0.99%) CISSP
10 2 (0.99%) OCA
10 2 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.43%) QA
2 5 (2.48%) GDPR
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) MISRA
3 1 (0.50%) PMO
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (22.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 27 (13.37%) HDFS
3 10 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.46%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.49%) Firmware
6 2 (0.99%) Docker
6 2 (0.99%) vSphere
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 44 (21.78%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.49%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.99%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.99%) SCCM
3 2 (0.99%) vRealize
4 1 (0.50%) Ansible
4 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 21 (10.40%) Hortonworks
2 20 (9.90%) SAP
3 17 (8.42%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.45%) VMware
5 10 (4.95%) Cisco
5 10 (4.95%) Tableau
6 8 (3.96%) Juniper
7 3 (1.49%) Citrix
7 3 (1.49%) HP
8 2 (0.99%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.99%) Capita
8 2 (0.99%) McAfee
8 2 (0.99%) MobileIron
8 2 (0.99%) Oracle
8 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.99%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.50%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.50%) Mentor Graphics
9 1 (0.50%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.50%) Xamarin