The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was £433 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / Hampshire
Rank 92 59 71
Rank change year-on-year -33 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 67 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.19% 3.07% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 3.22% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 11
Median daily rate £433 £349 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.92% -0.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £38.00 £35.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +8.97%  

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 1715 2082 2001
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.00% 95.50% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1009 1386 1136
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 89 130
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Hampshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineer in Hampshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineer in Hampshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineer in Hampshire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Portsmouth - 10 £450 - 3
Fareham -6 3 - - 4
Winchester +6 2 £415 +38.33%
Southampton -2 2 £325 -6.87% 11
Aldershot - 1 £450 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (98.08%) Software Engineering
2 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
3 23 (44.23%) SC Cleared
4 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (30.77%) C
5 16 (30.77%) C++
5 16 (30.77%) Linux
5 16 (30.77%) Python
6 13 (25.00%) OO
6 13 (25.00%) C#
6 13 (25.00%) Java
7 11 (21.15%) Web Services
7 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
8 10 (19.23%) UML
9 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
9 9 (17.31%) HTML
9 9 (17.31%) Ada
9 9 (17.31%) Military
9 9 (17.31%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 8 (15.38%) SQL
10 8 (15.38%) Unix
11 7 (13.46%) User Experience
11 7 (13.46%) CSS
11 7 (13.46%) TDD
11 7 (13.46%) Subversion
12 6 (11.54%) Ruby
12 6 (11.54%) MCTS

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (11.54%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) IaaS
3 3 (5.77%) PaaS
3 3 (5.77%) SaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) MySQL
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.92%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (1.92%) GIS
3 1 (1.92%) JasperReports
3 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Subversion
2 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.62%) Ant
4 4 (7.69%) ClearCase
4 4 (7.69%) CppUnit
4 4 (7.69%) GoogleTest
4 4 (7.69%) NUnit
5 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.92%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.92%) Gradle
7 1 (1.92%) Maven
7 1 (1.92%) NuGet
7 1 (1.92%) QUnit
7 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 9 (17.31%) Military
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Avionics
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) Web Services
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
3 7 (13.46%) CSS
4 6 (11.54%) HTML5
4 6 (11.54%) XML
5 4 (7.69%) Qt
5 4 (7.69%) Spring
5 4 (7.69%) STL
6 3 (5.77%) .NET
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.77%) ATL
6 3 (5.77%) RESTful
7 2 (3.85%) Dojo
7 2 (3.85%) Ember.js
7 2 (3.85%) JSON
7 2 (3.85%) REST
7 2 (3.85%) SOAP
7 2 (3.85%) Spring Boot
7 2 (3.85%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.92%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) User Experience
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.69%) Derivative
3 3 (5.77%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.77%) RIA
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Unix
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (98.08%) Software Engineering
2 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) OO
4 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
5 10 (19.23%) UML
6 9 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (17.31%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
8 7 (13.46%) TDD
9 6 (11.54%) BDD
9 6 (11.54%) Complex Event Processing
9 6 (11.54%) Use Case
10 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
10 5 (9.62%) OWASP
10 5 (9.62%) Scrum
11 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
11 4 (7.69%) OOD
11 4 (7.69%) Open Source
11 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
11 4 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) C
1 16 (30.77%) C++
1 16 (30.77%) Python
2 13 (25.00%) C#
2 13 (25.00%) Java
3 9 (17.31%) Ada
3 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 6 (11.54%) Ada 83
5 6 (11.54%) Ada 95
5 6 (11.54%) Ruby
6 3 (5.77%) Embedded C
6 3 (5.77%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) Groovy
7 1 (1.92%) Jython
7 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
7 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.92%) Scala
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (51.92%) Security Cleared
2 23 (44.23%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.54%) MCTS
3 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) VMware
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
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