The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 97 106
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 31 31 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.65% 1.38% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.45% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 13
Median daily rate £350 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £290 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £458 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1762 2145 2123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.52% 95.33% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1415 1259
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.57% +2.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 98 138
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.45 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.74% +0.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.85 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Hampshire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Hampshire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Developer in Hampshire

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Hampshire

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Software Developer in Hampshire

Software Developer
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 Software Developer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Fareham 0 9 £425 +18.05% 2
Southampton +9 5 £320 -3.03% 11
Portsmouth -9 5 - - 7
Winchester +8 3 £288 - 4
Hook +8 1 - -
Romsey +1 1 £380 -15.55%
Havant - 1 - - 1
Ringwood - 1 - - 1
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 38 (79.17%) C#
2 35 (72.92%) .NET
3 26 (54.17%) SQL
4 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 21 (43.75%) Windows
5 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
6 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
7 17 (35.42%) SDLC
8 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 15 (31.25%) WCF
10 14 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (29.17%) MVC
10 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio
11 12 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 11 (22.92%) Entity Framework
12 11 (22.92%) C++
13 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
13 10 (20.83%) XML
14 9 (18.75%) Oracle
14 9 (18.75%) VB
14 9 (18.75%) HTML
15 8 (16.67%) Scrum
16 7 (14.58%) Java
16 7 (14.58%) MySQL
16 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
16 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
17 6 (12.50%) REST
17 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Developer Skill Set
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 1 (2.08%) CMS
1 1 (2.08%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) LaTeX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) DVB
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) SNMP
2 1 (2.08%) SSH
2 1 (2.08%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.58%) MySQL
2 7 (14.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (2.08%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (6.25%) NUnit
4 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.08%) NuGet
5 1 (2.08%) QUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.08%) Automotive
2 1 (2.08%) Billing
2 1 (2.08%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (72.92%) .NET
2 15 (31.25%) WCF
3 12 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (22.92%) Entity Framework
5 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 10 (20.83%) XML
6 9 (18.75%) HTML
7 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (12.50%) CSS
7 6 (12.50%) LINQ
7 6 (12.50%) MFC
7 6 (12.50%) REST
7 6 (12.50%) WPF
7 6 (12.50%) XML Messaging
8 5 (10.42%) LINQ to SQL
8 5 (10.42%) NLog
8 5 (10.42%) SOAP
8 5 (10.42%) StructureMap
9 4 (8.33%) HTML5
10 3 (6.25%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 6 (12.50%) Replication
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Infotainment
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) MPEG
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.08%) STB
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) SDLC
3 14 (29.17%) MVC
4 8 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (12.50%) Code Coverage
5 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 6 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (12.50%) Validation
6 5 (10.42%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) TDD
8 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.17%) CAD
9 2 (4.17%) MVVM
9 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) C#
2 26 (54.17%) SQL
3 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.92%) C++
5 9 (18.75%) VB
6 7 (14.58%) Java
7 3 (6.25%) Python
8 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.08%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.08%) C
9 1 (2.08%) COBOL
9 1 (2.08%) F#
9 1 (2.08%) Perl
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
2 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Marathon
1 1 (2.08%) Mesos
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) Telerik
4 3 (6.25%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
Hampshire
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