Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 38 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +20
Contract jobs citing Degree 199 196 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.59% 5.03% 4.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.77% 13.31% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 129 127
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.19% +19.29%
10th Percentile £274 £225 £303
90th Percentile £570 £513 £579
South East median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 27
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.98% +126.83%
10th Percentile £19.13 £16.08 £13.42
90th Percentile £46.90 £55.75 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50% +95.12%

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 1262 1473 1823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 35.48% 37.78% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 974 1086
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +4.76%
10th Percentile £211 £270 £269
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 83 71
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +55.56%
10th Percentile £18.92 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.15 £52.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
% change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke +4 46 £424 +18.53% 11
Hook +8 24 £388 +21.09%
Portsmouth +2 18 £500 +194.12% 5
Farnborough +11 17 £450 -10.00% 6
Southampton -1 14 £375 - 18
Fareham -6 13 £425 +4.29% 12
Winchester +1 9 £395 -7.06% 2
Petersfield -2 3 £300 -20.00%
Eastleigh -1 2 £363 -
Gosport +15 1 - -
Aldershot 0 1 - -
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 62 (31.16%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (29.15%) Security Cleared
3 50 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (23.12%) Computer Science
5 42 (21.11%) SC Cleared
6 35 (17.59%) Telecoms
7 32 (16.08%) Java
8 31 (15.58%) Linux
9 30 (15.08%) Finance
10 29 (14.57%) SQL
11 27 (13.57%) Big Data
12 25 (12.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (12.56%) Windows
13 24 (12.06%) TDD
13 24 (12.06%) Validation
13 24 (12.06%) Analytics
13 24 (12.06%) Git (software)
14 23 (11.56%) Collaborative Working
15 22 (11.06%) Test Automation
15 22 (11.06%) QA
15 22 (11.06%) Scrum
16 21 (10.55%) Apache
16 21 (10.55%) Statistics
17 20 (10.05%) System Testing
17 20 (10.05%) Unix
17 20 (10.05%) ITIL
17 20 (10.05%) Project Management
18 19 (9.55%) Microsoft
18 19 (9.55%) HP
18 19 (9.55%) J2EE

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 21 (10.55%) Apache
2 17 (8.54%) Apache Spark
3 11 (5.53%) Cloud Foundry
3 11 (5.53%) GemFire
3 11 (5.53%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.02%) SAS
4 6 (3.02%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.51%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.51%) Jupyter
7 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (4.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.02%) Stata
4 3 (1.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.04%) GitHub
2 11 (5.53%) PaaS
3 3 (1.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.54%) Wireless
2 15 (7.54%) LTE
3 12 (6.03%) 4G
3 12 (6.03%) Firewall
3 12 (6.03%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.03%) LAN
4 10 (5.03%) WAN
5 7 (3.52%) BIG-IP
5 7 (3.52%) Wireshark
6 5 (2.51%) Network Security
7 4 (2.01%) SNMP
8 3 (1.51%) CDMA
8 3 (1.51%) CTI
8 3 (1.51%) GSM
8 3 (1.51%) TETRA
9 2 (1.01%) DHCP
9 2 (1.01%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.01%) SMS
9 2 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.57%) Big Data
2 16 (8.04%) Hadoop
2 16 (8.04%) HBase
3 11 (5.53%) Apache Hive
3 11 (5.53%) OLTP
4 7 (3.52%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.02%) Neo4j
6 5 (2.51%) GIS
6 5 (2.51%) Parquet
7 4 (2.01%) Geospatial Data
7 4 (2.01%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.01%) QGIS
7 4 (2.01%) QlikView
7 4 (2.01%) Spatial Data
7 4 (2.01%) Text Mining
8 3 (1.51%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.01%) DB2
9 2 (1.01%) Informix
9 2 (1.01%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (12.06%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.05%) Jenkins
3 17 (8.54%) JUnit
4 16 (8.04%) Gradle
4 16 (8.04%) Visual Studio
5 12 (6.03%) JIRA
5 12 (6.03%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (5.53%) IntelliJ
7 10 (5.03%) Eclipse
8 8 (4.02%) Subversion
9 4 (2.01%) NetBeans
9 4 (2.01%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (2.01%) StarTeam
9 4 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.51%) FishEye
10 3 (1.51%) GDB
10 3 (1.51%) MSI
10 3 (1.51%) WiX
11 2 (1.01%) NuGet
12 1 (0.50%) VectorCAST
General
1 35 (17.59%) Telecoms
2 30 (15.08%) Finance
3 9 (4.52%) Electronics
3 9 (4.52%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.52%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.51%) Games
5 3 (1.51%) Local Government
6 2 (1.01%) Banking
6 2 (1.01%) Brand Awareness
6 2 (1.01%) Marketing
6 2 (1.01%) Military
6 2 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
7 1 (0.50%) French Language
7 1 (0.50%) German Language
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (27.14%) Analyst
2 38 (19.10%) Developer
3 25 (12.56%) Java Developer
4 14 (7.04%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.53%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (5.53%) Big Data Developer
6 11 (5.53%) Test Engineer
7 10 (5.03%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (4.52%) Architect
8 9 (4.52%) Data Scientist
8 9 (4.52%) Network Engineer
9 8 (4.02%) Data Analyst
9 8 (4.02%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.52%) Tester
11 6 (3.02%) Project Manager
12 5 (2.51%) SOA Developer
12 5 (2.51%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.01%) Business Process Analyst
13 4 (2.01%) Design Engineer
13 4 (2.01%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.55%) J2EE
2 18 (9.05%) Kafka
2 18 (9.05%) Spring
3 17 (8.54%) Middleware
4 16 (8.04%) JSON
5 13 (6.53%) RESTful
5 13 (6.53%) Spark Streaming
5 13 (6.53%) Spring Boot
5 13 (6.53%) Spring Integration
6 11 (5.53%) Apache Camel
6 11 (5.53%) Web Services
7 10 (5.03%) XML
8 7 (3.52%) .NET
8 7 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (3.02%) Apache Axis
9 6 (3.02%) Hibernate
9 6 (3.02%) J2SE
9 6 (3.02%) Java RMI
9 6 (3.02%) REST
9 6 (3.02%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 62 (31.16%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (23.12%) Computer Science
3 18 (9.05%) Management Information System
4 16 (8.04%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (8.04%) Virtual Team
5 12 (6.03%) Replication
6 6 (3.02%) User Experience
7 5 (2.51%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.01%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.51%) Life Science
9 3 (1.51%) PMI
10 2 (1.01%) PKI
10 2 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.01%) Social Media
11 1 (0.50%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.50%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.58%) Linux
2 25 (12.56%) Windows
3 20 (10.05%) Unix
4 11 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.01%) Android
5 4 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.01%) Solaris
6 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (12.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 24 (12.06%) Analytics
3 24 (12.06%) TDD
3 24 (12.06%) Validation
4 23 (11.56%) Collaborative Working
5 22 (11.06%) Scrum
5 22 (11.06%) Test Automation
6 21 (10.55%) Statistics
7 20 (10.05%) ITIL
7 20 (10.05%) Project Management
7 20 (10.05%) System Testing
8 19 (9.55%) Mathematics
8 19 (9.55%) Test Scripting
8 19 (9.55%) Unit Testing
9 18 (9.05%) SDLC
10 17 (8.54%) Waterfall
11 16 (8.04%) Benchmarking
11 16 (8.04%) Regression Testing
11 16 (8.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.08%) Java
2 29 (14.57%) SQL
3 18 (9.05%) Python
4 17 (8.54%) C#
5 16 (8.04%) R
5 16 (8.04%) Shell Script
6 10 (5.03%) C++
7 9 (4.52%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.01%) C
8 4 (2.01%) Lua
9 2 (1.01%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.50%) ABAP
10 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.50%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (29.15%) Security Cleared
2 42 (21.11%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (6.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (6.03%) Master's Degree
5 11 (5.53%) ISTQB
5 11 (5.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (4.52%) CCNP
7 9 (4.52%) CCSA
8 8 (4.02%) CCIE
9 7 (3.52%) CCDP
9 7 (3.52%) CCIP
9 7 (3.52%) CCSE
9 7 (3.52%) HND
9 7 (3.52%) HP ASE
9 7 (3.52%) HP MASE
9 7 (3.52%) JNCIA
9 7 (3.52%) JNCIE
10 6 (3.02%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.06%) QA
2 4 (2.01%) SLA
3 3 (1.51%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.01%) MISRA
4 2 (1.01%) MISRA C
4 2 (1.01%) PMO
5 1 (0.50%) GDPR
5 1 (0.50%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.50%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.50%) P3O
System Software
1 18 (9.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 16 (8.04%) HDFS
3 3 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.50%) Firmware
4 1 (0.50%) vSphere
4 1 (0.50%) zsh
Systems Management
1 13 (6.53%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.52%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.52%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (1.01%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (9.55%) HP
1 19 (9.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.53%) Motorola
3 11 (5.53%) Red Hat
4 10 (5.03%) Oracle
5 9 (4.52%) Juniper
5 9 (4.52%) Pega
6 7 (3.52%) Aruba
6 7 (3.52%) CheckPoint
6 7 (3.52%) Cisco
6 7 (3.52%) F5
6 7 (3.52%) Fortinet
6 7 (3.52%) Riverbed
7 6 (3.02%) Software AG
7 6 (3.02%) webMethods
8 5 (2.51%) SAP
9 3 (1.51%) Ariba
9 3 (1.51%) Remedy
9 3 (1.51%) Tableau
9 3 (1.51%) VMware