Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 32 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +12
Contract jobs citing Degree 180 212 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.05% 5.73% 5.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.30% 14.51% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 143 133
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £269 £175 £270
90th Percentile £625 £530 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +8.28% -1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 26
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.35 £25.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -46.32% +45.04%
10th Percentile £17.88 £14.40 £17.97
90th Percentile £49.78 £43.75 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £42.70
% change year-on-year +33.33% -29.74% +100.94%

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 1,259 1,461 1,835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.31% 39.45% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 964 1,102
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +6.16%
10th Percentile £229 £283 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +4.79% +1.39% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 102 70
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +165.63%
10th Percentile £16.92 £12.50 £12.95
90th Percentile £50.00 £54.88 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.19% -25.71% +100.00%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Fareham +12 20 £487 +178.27% 18
Southampton -6 19 £500 +150.00% 39
Farnborough 0 16 £425 -11.32% 15
Winchester +6 14 £363 -14.71% 4
Portsmouth +2 14 £528 +164.00% 13
Hook -5 13 £450 +36.36%
Basingstoke -7 13 £625 +331.03% 19
Petersfield - 4 £300 - 8
Havant -11 3 - - 5
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 82 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (30.56%) Java
2 55 (30.56%) Git (software)
3 51 (28.33%) Big Data
4 45 (25.00%) Kafka
4 45 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 44 (24.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 44 (24.44%) Spring
6 42 (23.33%) Finance
6 42 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (22.78%) Computer Science
7 41 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (21.11%) Hadoop YARN
8 38 (21.11%) RabbitMQ
9 37 (20.56%) Apache Spark
10 36 (20.00%) Apache
11 35 (19.44%) Linux
12 34 (18.89%) Python
13 33 (18.33%) Benchmarking
13 33 (18.33%) Mathematics
14 32 (17.78%) Unix
15 31 (17.22%) Scrum
15 31 (17.22%) Security Cleared
15 31 (17.22%) Virtual Team
16 30 (16.67%) REST
16 30 (16.67%) TDD
16 30 (16.67%) JSON
16 30 (16.67%) Middleware
17 29 (16.11%) Shell Script
17 29 (16.11%) HBase

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 37 (20.56%) Apache Spark
2 36 (20.00%) Apache
3 14 (7.78%) Cloud Foundry
4 11 (6.11%) Jupyter
5 8 (4.44%) JBoss
6 6 (3.33%) GemFire
6 6 (3.33%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.78%) SAS
8 4 (2.22%) ArcGIS
8 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.11%) CMS
9 2 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.56%) IIS
10 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.22%) Stata
4 2 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.56%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.56%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.56%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.56%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.11%) GitHub
2 13 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.33%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.33%) Kerberos
2 5 (2.78%) Firewall
3 3 (1.67%) SMS
3 3 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.11%) MVNO
4 2 (1.11%) Network Security
4 2 (1.11%) VoIP
5 1 (0.56%) CTI
5 1 (0.56%) DVB
5 1 (0.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.56%) Intranet
5 1 (0.56%) RS-232
5 1 (0.56%) RS-485
5 1 (0.56%) RTP
5 1 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (28.33%) Big Data
2 29 (16.11%) Hadoop
2 29 (16.11%) HBase
3 23 (12.78%) Parquet
4 11 (6.11%) Data Mining
5 7 (3.89%) Geospatial Data
6 6 (3.33%) Apache Hive
6 6 (3.33%) OLTP
7 4 (2.22%) GIS
7 4 (2.22%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.67%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.67%) QGIS
8 3 (1.67%) Spatial Data
8 3 (1.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (1.67%) Text Mining
9 2 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.11%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (30.56%) Git (software)
2 45 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 29 (16.11%) Gradle
4 8 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.89%) JIRA
6 6 (3.33%) IntelliJ
6 6 (3.33%) JUnit
6 6 (3.33%) Selenium
7 5 (2.78%) Android Studio
8 4 (2.22%) gulp
8 4 (2.22%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.22%) webpack
8 4 (2.22%) Xcode
9 3 (1.67%) FishEye
9 3 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (1.67%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (1.11%) MSI
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.56%) RubyGems
11 1 (0.56%) WiX
General
1 42 (23.33%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Games
3 11 (6.11%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.44%) Military
5 6 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.78%) Electronics
7 4 (2.22%) Retail
8 3 (1.67%) Billing
9 2 (1.11%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.11%) Marketing
9 2 (1.11%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.56%) Back Office
10 1 (0.56%) French Language
10 1 (0.56%) German Language
10 1 (0.56%) Law
10 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.56%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (32.22%) Developer
2 41 (22.78%) Java Developer
3 34 (18.89%) Analyst
4 28 (15.56%) Big Data Developer
5 22 (12.22%) Data Scientist
6 16 (8.89%) Apache Spark Developer
7 13 (7.22%) Business Analyst
8 12 (6.67%) Architect
9 9 (5.00%) Project Manager
10 7 (3.89%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.89%) Designer
11 5 (2.78%) Consultant
11 5 (2.78%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (2.78%) Tester
12 4 (2.22%) Hadoop Developer
12 4 (2.22%) iOS Developer
12 4 (2.22%) Mobile Developer
12 4 (2.22%) Software Engineer
13 3 (1.67%) Big Data Architect
13 3 (1.67%) Spatial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.00%) Kafka
2 44 (24.44%) Spring
3 38 (21.11%) RabbitMQ
4 30 (16.67%) JSON
4 30 (16.67%) Middleware
4 30 (16.67%) REST
5 24 (13.33%) Web Services
6 23 (12.78%) Apache Avro
7 21 (11.67%) J2EE
7 21 (11.67%) RESTful
7 21 (11.67%) Spark Streaming
7 21 (11.67%) Spring Boot
7 21 (11.67%) Spring Integration
8 11 (6.11%) Matplotlib
8 11 (6.11%) NumPy
8 11 (6.11%) Pandas
9 10 (5.56%) D3.js
9 10 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 10 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
10 9 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
1 41 (22.78%) Computer Science
2 31 (17.22%) Virtual Team
3 29 (16.11%) Linux Command Line
4 22 (12.22%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (4.44%) User Experience
6 6 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.33%) Replication
7 5 (2.78%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.22%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.67%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.67%) PKI
9 3 (1.67%) PMI
10 2 (1.11%) CCTV
10 2 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (1.11%) Life Science
11 1 (0.56%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.56%) FMCG
11 1 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.44%) Linux
2 32 (17.78%) Unix
3 7 (3.89%) Windows
4 6 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.78%) Android
6 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.67%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (45.56%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (18.33%) Benchmarking
3 33 (18.33%) Mathematics
4 31 (17.22%) Scrum
5 30 (16.67%) TDD
6 28 (15.56%) Statistics
7 27 (15.00%) Data Science
8 23 (12.78%) Microservices
8 23 (12.78%) Software Engineering
9 21 (11.67%) System Testing
9 21 (11.67%) Unit Testing
10 18 (10.00%) Analytics
10 18 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
10 18 (10.00%) Machine Learning
11 17 (9.44%) Physics
12 15 (8.33%) BDD
12 15 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
12 15 (8.33%) Visualisation
13 14 (7.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (30.56%) Java
2 34 (18.89%) Python
3 29 (16.11%) Shell Script
4 23 (12.78%) R
5 22 (12.22%) SQL
6 14 (7.78%) JavaScript
7 13 (7.22%) C#
8 12 (6.67%) C++
9 4 (2.22%) C
10 3 (1.67%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.11%) ABAP
11 2 (1.11%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.56%) Go
12 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.56%) Perl
12 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (17.22%) Security Cleared
2 26 (14.44%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.89%) Master's Degree
5 6 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (3.33%) PMP
6 5 (2.78%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.78%) Postgraduate
7 4 (2.22%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.67%) CCNA
8 3 (1.67%) CCNP
8 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.67%) ISEB
8 3 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.11%) CCSA
9 2 (1.11%) CISSP
9 2 (1.11%) HND
9 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.44%) QA
2 4 (2.22%) GDPR
3 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.11%) MISRA
3 2 (1.11%) MISRA C
3 2 (1.11%) PMO
4 1 (0.56%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.56%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.56%) P3O
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (24.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 29 (16.11%) HDFS
3 2 (1.11%) Firmware
3 2 (1.11%) vSphere
4 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) Docker
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) zsh
Systems Management
1 38 (21.11%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (1.11%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.11%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.56%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (8.33%) Hortonworks
2 13 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.56%) Tableau
4 9 (5.00%) SAP
5 6 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.67%) Ariba
6 3 (1.67%) Pega
6 3 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.11%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.11%) Google
7 2 (1.11%) HP
7 2 (1.11%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.11%) VMware
8 1 (0.56%) Citrix
8 1 (0.56%) ESRI
8 1 (0.56%) Intel
8 1 (0.56%) McAfee
8 1 (0.56%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle
8 1 (0.56%) SaltStack