Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 61 61
Rank change year-on-year +17 0 -21
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 198 107 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.18% 2.99% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 3.61% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 43 76
Hampshire median daily rate £495 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.47% +6.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £312 £350 £285
90th Percentile £538 £524 £588
South East median daily rate £491 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +12.29% +2.94% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 23
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% -3.41%
10th Percentile £37.90 £37.50 £38.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.68 £48.50
South East median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +7.78% +7.14% -1.18%

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 3,266 2,968 3,073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 85.36% 83.02% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,072 1,779 1,969
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £242 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 118 162
Hampshire median hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.75% +23.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.85 £12.24 £12.05
90th Percentile £57.43 £49.53 £56.75
South East median hourly rate £25.06 £23.14 £24.50
% change year-on-year +8.30% -5.55% -4.05%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +16 61 £525 +31.25% 6
Southampton -4 38 £525 +35.48% 25
Hook +19 20 £315 - 3
Fareham -5 11 £400 -23.81% 16
Eastleigh +2 8 £325 -16.13% 1
Farnborough -7 8 £475 +26.67% 10
Basingstoke -14 6 £358 -24.74% 4
Havant -10 5 £475 +18.75%
Winchester -4 3 £495 +15.12% 1
Romsey - 3 £525 - 4
Aldershot - 3 £388 - 4
Fleet - 2 £420 - 2
Gosport - 1 £425 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 101 (51.01%) Java
2 89 (44.95%) Multithreading
3 74 (37.37%) BDD
4 73 (36.87%) TDD
5 71 (35.86%) JBoss
5 71 (35.86%) Spring
6 69 (34.85%) Tomcat
7 67 (33.84%) NoSQL
7 67 (33.84%) Greenfield Project
8 64 (32.32%) Hadoop
8 64 (32.32%) Amazon AWS
8 64 (32.32%) Hibernate
9 63 (31.82%) Puppet
9 63 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
9 63 (31.82%) Ansible
10 62 (31.31%) Cobbler
10 62 (31.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 62 (31.31%) MongoDB
10 62 (31.31%) Jetty
11 52 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (26.26%) C++
12 51 (25.76%) Linux
12 51 (25.76%) Security Cleared
13 49 (24.75%) Python
14 47 (23.74%) SC Cleared
15 41 (20.71%) UML
16 39 (19.70%) C
17 38 (19.19%) C#
17 38 (19.19%) Unix
18 37 (18.69%) OO

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 71 (35.86%) JBoss
2 69 (34.85%) Tomcat
3 62 (31.31%) Jetty
4 12 (6.06%) Apache
5 7 (3.54%) Jupyter
6 6 (3.03%) Apache ServiceMix
6 6 (3.03%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (2.02%) Apache Qpid
9 2 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.01%) CMS
9 2 (1.01%) Confluence
9 2 (1.01%) Drupal
9 2 (1.01%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.01%) WordPress
10 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Remedy AR System
1 6 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 64 (32.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.01%) GitHub
3 2 (1.01%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.01%) PaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.06%) SNMP
2 6 (3.03%) Internet
3 5 (2.53%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.02%) Intranet
5 2 (1.01%) DVB
5 2 (1.01%) Link 11
5 2 (1.01%) Link 16
6 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (33.84%) NoSQL
2 64 (32.32%) Hadoop
3 62 (31.31%) MongoDB
4 24 (12.12%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.54%) Big Data
6 7 (3.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.02%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.02%) MySQL
9 3 (1.52%) DTS
10 2 (1.01%) HBase
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.51%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.51%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 33 (16.67%) Subversion
2 28 (14.14%) NUnit
3 22 (11.11%) GoogleTest
4 21 (10.61%) Ant
4 21 (10.61%) ClearCase
4 21 (10.61%) CppUnit
5 14 (7.07%) Git (software)
6 13 (6.57%) Visual Studio
7 12 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (4.55%) Eclipse
8 9 (4.55%) NetBeans
9 6 (3.03%) JIRA
9 6 (3.03%) MSTest
9 6 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (3.03%) Selenium
9 6 (3.03%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.53%) JMeter
10 5 (2.53%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.52%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.52%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (3.03%) Aerospace
2 4 (2.02%) Finance
2 4 (2.02%) Games
3 3 (1.52%) Electronics
4 2 (1.01%) Military
5 1 (0.51%) Automotive
5 1 (0.51%) Law
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 119 (60.10%) Developer
2 75 (37.88%) Java Developer
3 73 (36.87%) Software Engineer
4 13 (6.57%) C Developer
5 12 (6.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 11 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 11 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 8 (4.04%) C Software Engineer
8 8 (4.04%) Java Engineer
9 6 (3.03%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (3.03%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
10 5 (2.53%) Analyst
10 5 (2.53%) C++ Developer
10 5 (2.53%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (2.53%) Python Developer
10 5 (2.53%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 5 (2.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (35.86%) Spring
2 64 (32.32%) Hibernate
3 27 (13.64%) .NET
4 21 (10.61%) HTML
5 19 (9.60%) Web Services
6 15 (7.58%) XML
7 14 (7.07%) CSS
8 13 (6.57%) ASP.NET
9 11 (5.56%) Apache Camel
9 11 (5.56%) HTML5
10 10 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (4.55%) React
11 9 (4.55%) RESTful
11 9 (4.55%) SOAP
12 7 (3.54%) .NET Core
12 7 (3.54%) Qt
12 7 (3.54%) Redux
13 6 (3.03%) jQuery
13 6 (3.03%) Kafka
13 6 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 67 (33.84%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (11.11%) Derivative
3 17 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.08%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.55%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.03%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.53%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.52%) Life Science
10 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.01%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.01%) W3C
11 1 (0.51%) ASIC
11 1 (0.51%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.51%) PKI
11 1 (0.51%) Robotics
11 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 51 (25.76%) Linux
2 38 (19.19%) Unix
3 20 (10.10%) Windows
4 3 (1.52%) VxWorks
5 2 (1.01%) Android
5 2 (1.01%) Debian
5 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.01%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (44.95%) Multithreading
2 74 (37.37%) BDD
3 73 (36.87%) TDD
4 62 (31.31%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 52 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (20.71%) UML
7 37 (18.69%) OO
8 26 (13.13%) Configuration Management
9 23 (11.62%) Integration Testing
9 23 (11.62%) MVC
10 22 (11.11%) Memory Management
10 22 (11.11%) OOD
10 22 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
10 22 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 21 (10.61%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (10.61%) Requirements Analysis
12 20 (10.10%) Project Management
13 19 (9.60%) Use Case
14 12 (6.06%) Scrum
15 10 (5.05%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 101 (51.01%) Java
2 52 (26.26%) C++
3 49 (24.75%) Python
4 39 (19.70%) C
5 38 (19.19%) C#
6 30 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 26 (13.13%) SQL
8 7 (3.54%) Embedded C
8 7 (3.54%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.03%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.53%) R
11 4 (2.02%) Java 8
11 4 (2.02%) Jython
12 3 (1.52%) Ada
12 3 (1.52%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.52%) Ruby
13 2 (1.01%) Delphi
13 2 (1.01%) Perl
13 2 (1.01%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 51 (25.76%) Security Cleared
2 47 (23.74%) SC Cleared
3 26 (13.13%) Degree
4 4 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.51%) PMP
6 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.51%) MISRA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.54%) Docker
2 2 (1.01%) Firmware
2 2 (1.01%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 63 (31.82%) Ansible
1 63 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
1 63 (31.82%) Puppet
2 62 (31.31%) Cobbler
3 4 (2.02%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.51%) Consul
4 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (8.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.57%) Oracle
3 8 (4.04%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.54%) Telerik
5 6 (3.03%) BMC
5 6 (3.03%) Remedy
6 5 (2.53%) Cisco
7 4 (2.02%) Tableau
8 3 (1.52%) Ariba
8 3 (1.52%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.52%) IBM
9 2 (1.01%) Zend
10 1 (0.51%) Xamarin