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 3 months to 27 June 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.

Software Engineering
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 48 36
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 88 74 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.90% 3.70% 4.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 4.62% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 53
Median daily rate £432 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.07% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £38.20 £34.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.50% +5.62%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1466 1601 1780
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.67% 80.09% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 1028 1151
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 78 89
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
Basingstoke -1 14 £431 +27.62% 10
Fareham +7 13 £475 +31.94%
Southampton +8 9 £400 +3.22% 10
Winchester +11 8 £423 +1.68% 2
Portsmouth -8 7 £325 -29.72% 5
Eastleigh +4 5 £500 +46.62%
Tadley - 2 - -
Havant -1 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering 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 Software Engineering.

1 67 (44.08%) Security Cleared
2 63 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (39.47%) SC Cleared
4 48 (31.58%) C++
5 40 (26.32%) Linux
6 36 (23.68%) DevOps
7 29 (19.08%) Docker
7 29 (19.08%) Scrum
8 28 (18.42%) C
8 28 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (17.11%) JavaScript
9 26 (17.11%) TDD
10 24 (15.79%) C#
10 24 (15.79%) SQL
10 24 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 22 (14.47%) Windows
11 22 (14.47%) Git (software)
12 21 (13.82%) Python
13 20 (13.16%) Java
13 20 (13.16%) Configuration Management
13 20 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (12.50%) SaaS
14 19 (12.50%) Military
15 18 (11.84%) MongoDB
15 18 (11.84%) SDLC
16 17 (11.18%) CSS
17 16 (10.53%) HTML
17 16 (10.53%) Perl
17 16 (10.53%) Ada
17 16 (10.53%) Open Source

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 12 (7.89%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.97%) Apache
2 3 (1.97%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.97%) JBoss
2 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.95%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (12.50%) SaaS
3 6 (3.95%) PaaS
4 4 (2.63%) Google Play
5 3 (1.97%) Bluemix
5 3 (1.97%) IaaS
5 3 (1.97%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.32%) GitHub
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.66%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.58%) Link 11
1 10 (6.58%) Link 16
2 9 (5.92%) DNS
2 9 (5.92%) Firewall
2 9 (5.92%) HTTP
2 9 (5.92%) HTTPS
2 9 (5.92%) LAN
2 9 (5.92%) SSL
2 9 (5.92%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.92%) WAN
3 3 (1.97%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.32%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.32%) Tactical Data Link
4 2 (1.32%) Wireless
5 1 (0.66%) Internet
5 1 (0.66%) SNMP
5 1 (0.66%) SSH
5 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.84%) MongoDB
2 13 (8.55%) MySQL
3 12 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.97%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.97%) Big Data
6 3 (1.97%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.97%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.97%) Sqoop
7 2 (1.32%) Redis
8 1 (0.66%) DB2
8 1 (0.66%) DTS
8 1 (0.66%) GIS
8 1 (0.66%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (14.47%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.21%) Jenkins
3 13 (8.55%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.95%) Subversion
5 5 (3.29%) Gradle
6 4 (2.63%) Android Studio
7 3 (1.97%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.32%) GDB
8 2 (1.32%) JIRA
8 2 (1.32%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.32%) Maven
8 2 (1.32%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (0.66%) JIRA Agile
9 1 (0.66%) JUnit
9 1 (0.66%) NuGet
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.66%) Redmine
General
1 19 (12.50%) Military
2 9 (5.92%) Aerospace
3 4 (2.63%) Finance
3 4 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.66%) Avionics
4 1 (0.66%) Electronics
4 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (34.21%) Developer
1 52 (34.21%) Software Engineer
2 14 (9.21%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (7.89%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (7.24%) Software Developer
5 9 (5.92%) Ada Engineer
5 9 (5.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 8 (5.26%) Ada Software Engineer
6 8 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 6 (3.95%) Ada Developer
7 6 (3.95%) Android Developer
7 6 (3.95%) Embedded Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (3.95%) Test Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Agile Test Manager
8 5 (3.29%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.18%) CSS
2 16 (10.53%) HTML
3 15 (9.87%) Node.js
4 14 (9.21%) .NET
4 14 (9.21%) Web Services
5 12 (7.89%) AngularJS
5 12 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (7.24%) RESTful
7 10 (6.58%) Spring
8 9 (5.92%) HTML5
8 9 (5.92%) Sensu
8 9 (5.92%) XML
9 8 (5.26%) Express
9 8 (5.26%) Qt
10 7 (4.61%) jQuery
10 7 (4.61%) Middleware
11 6 (3.95%) CSS3
11 6 (3.95%) JSON
11 6 (3.95%) Kafka
11 6 (3.95%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.92%) Video on Demand
4 3 (1.97%) RIA
4 3 (1.97%) User Experience
5 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.32%) Derivative
5 2 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.66%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.66%) Handset
6 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.32%) Linux
2 22 (14.47%) Windows
3 12 (7.89%) Unix
4 10 (6.58%) Android
5 9 (5.92%) CentOS
6 6 (3.95%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.97%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.97%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.32%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.68%) DevOps
3 29 (19.08%) Scrum
4 28 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (17.11%) TDD
6 20 (13.16%) Configuration Management
7 18 (11.84%) SDLC
8 16 (10.53%) Microservices
8 16 (10.53%) Open Source
9 15 (9.87%) OO
9 15 (9.87%) Product Management
10 11 (7.24%) Change Control
10 11 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (7.24%) UML
11 10 (6.58%) MVC
11 10 (6.58%) Test Automation
12 9 (5.92%) DRM
13 8 (5.26%) Unit Testing
14 7 (4.61%) BDD
14 7 (4.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.58%) C++
2 28 (18.42%) C
3 26 (17.11%) JavaScript
4 24 (15.79%) C#
4 24 (15.79%) SQL
5 21 (13.82%) Python
6 20 (13.16%) Java
7 16 (10.53%) Ada
7 16 (10.53%) Perl
8 14 (9.21%) PHP
9 3 (1.97%) Ada 83
9 3 (1.97%) Ada 95
9 3 (1.97%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.66%) Delphi
11 1 (0.66%) Jython
11 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (44.08%) Security Cleared
2 60 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.95%) Degree
4 3 (1.97%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.97%) MCTS
4 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.66%) DO-178B
System Software
1 29 (19.08%) Docker
2 9 (5.92%) KVM
2 9 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.92%) Xen
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (7.24%) logstash
2 9 (5.92%) Ansible
2 9 (5.92%) Grafana
2 9 (5.92%) Kubernetes
2 9 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (5.92%) Puppet
3 3 (1.97%) Marathon
3 3 (1.97%) Mesos
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 24 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.24%) Oracle
3 9 (5.92%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.92%) SaltStack
3 9 (5.92%) Splunk
3 9 (5.92%) VMware
4 6 (3.95%) IBM
5 5 (3.29%) Citrix
6 4 (2.63%) Google
7 3 (1.97%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.97%) Telerik
7 3 (1.97%) WSO2
8 2 (1.32%) Motorola
9 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.66%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.66%) SAP
9 1 (0.66%) Software AG
9 1 (0.66%) webMethods
9 1 (0.66%) Workday
9 1 (0.66%) Xamarin
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