Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 22 June 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.

Software Engineering
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 48 38
Rank change year-on-year -19 -10 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 125 149 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.34% 4.13% 5.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 5.05% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 79 106
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £435 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% +9.09%
10th Percentile £324 £318 £263
90th Percentile £568 £925 £481
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £385
% change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 33 34
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.92%
10th Percentile £37.95 £37.50 £36.98
90th Percentile £52.00 £47.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +6.25%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,105 2,953 3,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 83.00% 81.80% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,788 1,765 2,226
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £413 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.10% +4.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £556 £525
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 180 153
Hampshire median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -16.22% +64.44%
10th Percentile £12.39 £11.59 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £51.75 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.88
% change year-on-year +25.00% -22.71% +18.83%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Hampshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Hampshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Hampshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Hampshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Hampshire over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Software Engineering in Hampshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 22 June 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 -3 18 £410 +2.50% 13
Basingstoke +4 16 £250 -42.06% 11
Winchester -5 14 £450 +7.14%
Fareham -7 12 £500 +5.26% 9
Southampton -23 8 - - 26
Andover - 6 £400 - 1
Farnborough - 4 £413 - 15
Havant -4 3 £450 - 3
Fleet - 3 £425 - 4
Eastleigh -5 2 £350 -30.00% 2
Aldershot -6 1 £440 -2.22%
Gosport - 1 £510 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 49 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (37.60%) Security Cleared
3 46 (36.80%) C++
4 41 (32.80%) SC Cleared
5 35 (28.00%) Linux
6 33 (26.40%) Windows
7 29 (23.20%) C#
8 26 (20.80%) Python
9 25 (20.00%) SQL
9 25 (20.00%) Degree
10 24 (19.20%) Git (software)
11 23 (18.40%) Java
12 22 (17.60%) Decision-Making
13 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
13 20 (16.00%) REST
14 19 (15.20%) Unix
15 18 (14.40%) R
16 17 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (13.60%) Apache
17 16 (12.80%) Military
17 16 (12.80%) Data Science
17 16 (12.80%) Analytics
18 15 (12.00%) Machine Learning
18 15 (12.00%) Games
18 15 (12.00%) C
18 15 (12.00%) .NET
18 15 (12.00%) Open Source
18 15 (12.00%) Hadoop
18 15 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (12.00%) TDD

Software Engineering
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 17 (13.60%) Apache
2 14 (11.20%) Apache Spark
3 12 (9.60%) Cloud Foundry
3 12 (9.60%) JBoss
3 12 (9.60%) Jupyter
4 10 (8.00%) IIS
5 4 (3.20%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.60%) SAS
6 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.80%) Captiva
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.60%) GitHub
3 5 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.20%) Link 11
1 14 (11.20%) Link 16
2 8 (6.40%) Firewall
3 5 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 5 (4.00%) SAN
3 5 (4.00%) VPN
3 5 (4.00%) WAN
4 4 (3.20%) SNMP
4 4 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.20%) Wireless
5 3 (2.40%) 4G
5 3 (2.40%) 5G
5 3 (2.40%) DMZ
5 3 (2.40%) LTE
5 3 (2.40%) Network Security
6 2 (1.60%) AMQP
6 2 (1.60%) NFC
6 2 (1.60%) RS-422
6 2 (1.60%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.00%) Hadoop
2 14 (11.20%) Data Mining
3 13 (10.40%) Big Data
4 12 (9.60%) HBase
4 12 (9.60%) Parquet
5 8 (6.40%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.00%) GIS
6 5 (4.00%) MySQL
6 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.20%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.60%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.60%) Impala
8 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.60%) SQLite
9 1 (0.80%) DB2
9 1 (0.80%) DTS
9 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (19.20%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.40%) Jenkins
3 12 (9.60%) Gradle
4 10 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.00%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.20%) LabVIEW
7 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Blend
7 4 (3.20%) NetBeans
7 4 (3.20%) Subversion
8 3 (2.40%) JIRA
9 2 (1.60%) GDB
9 2 (1.60%) GitLab
9 2 (1.60%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.80%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.80%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.80%) Rational Team Concert
10 1 (0.80%) Selenium
General
1 16 (12.80%) Military
2 15 (12.00%) Games
3 10 (8.00%) Finance
4 8 (6.40%) Aerospace
5 5 (4.00%) Banking
5 5 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.80%) Avionics
7 1 (0.80%) German Language
Job Titles
1 48 (38.40%) Developer
2 44 (35.20%) Software Engineer
3 14 (11.20%) Ada Developer
4 13 (10.40%) Data Scientist
5 12 (9.60%) Big Data Developer
5 12 (9.60%) Embedded Engineer
5 12 (9.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) C# Software Engineer
6 8 (6.40%) Hadoop Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Analyst
7 6 (4.80%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Digital Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Java Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.00%) REST
2 15 (12.00%) .NET
3 13 (10.40%) JSON
3 13 (10.40%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 12 (9.60%) Apache Avro
4 12 (9.60%) D3.js
4 12 (9.60%) Drools
4 12 (9.60%) Kafka
4 12 (9.60%) Matplotlib
4 12 (9.60%) Middleware
4 12 (9.60%) NumPy
4 12 (9.60%) Pandas
4 12 (9.60%) RabbitMQ
4 12 (9.60%) Spring
4 12 (9.60%) Unreal Engine
5 9 (7.20%) HTML
5 9 (7.20%) WPF
6 8 (6.40%) CSS
7 7 (5.60%) HTML5
8 6 (4.80%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (9.60%) Linux Command Line
1 12 (9.60%) Virtual Team
2 10 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (8.00%) User Experience
3 9 (7.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.40%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.60%) PKI
6 2 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.80%) Robotics
7 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.00%) Linux
2 33 (26.40%) Windows
3 19 (15.20%) Unix
4 5 (4.00%) Debian
4 5 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.20%) VxWorks
6 3 (2.40%) Android
7 2 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.80%) AIX
8 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.60%) Decision-Making
3 16 (12.80%) Analytics
3 16 (12.80%) Data Science
4 15 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (12.00%) Data Analysis
4 15 (12.00%) Machine Learning
4 15 (12.00%) Open Source
4 15 (12.00%) TDD
5 14 (11.20%) Data Cleansing
5 14 (11.20%) Mathematics
5 14 (11.20%) Predictive Analysis
5 14 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (11.20%) Sentiment Analysis
5 14 (11.20%) Software Deployment
5 14 (11.20%) Statistics
5 14 (11.20%) Trend Analysis
6 13 (10.40%) Collaborative Working
6 13 (10.40%) Scrum
7 12 (9.60%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.80%) C++
2 29 (23.20%) C#
3 26 (20.80%) Python
4 25 (20.00%) SQL
5 23 (18.40%) Java
6 18 (14.40%) R
7 15 (12.00%) C
8 14 (11.20%) Ada
9 12 (9.60%) Shell Script
10 10 (8.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (4.80%) Embedded C
11 6 (4.80%) Embedded C++
12 4 (3.20%) Scala
12 4 (3.20%) VBScript
13 2 (1.60%) VBA
14 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (37.60%) Security Cleared
2 41 (32.80%) SC Cleared
3 25 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (2.40%) CISSP
5 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.20%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.60%) DO-254
2 2 (1.60%) MIL-STD-1553
2 2 (1.60%) MISRA
3 1 (0.80%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.80%) MISRA C
System Software
1 14 (11.20%) HDFS
2 12 (9.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.20%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (9.60%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (4.00%) Terraform
3 3 (2.40%) Nessus
3 3 (2.40%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.60%) Tableau
3 7 (5.60%) Cisco
4 6 (4.80%) Blue Prism
5 5 (4.00%) Automation Anywhere
5 5 (4.00%) VMware
6 4 (3.20%) Adobe
7 3 (2.40%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.60%) Altiris
8 2 (1.60%) Capita
8 2 (1.60%) Freescale
8 2 (1.60%) Renesas
8 2 (1.60%) Symantec
9 1 (0.80%) EMC
9 1 (0.80%) ILOG
9 1 (0.80%) Informatica
9 1 (0.80%) Kofax
9 1 (0.80%) Oracle
9 1 (0.80%) Serena
9 1 (0.80%) Telerik