Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 63 38
Rank change year-on-year -9 -25 +13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 92 111 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.63% 3.05% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 3.80% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 67 105
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +25.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £363 £290 £225
90th Percentile £525 £588 £438
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £353
% change year-on-year +5.88% +20.57% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 37
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.56 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37.50 £40.75 £38.60
90th Percentile £50.58 £47.50 £51.25
South East median hourly rate £45.39 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +8.07% -1.18% +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 2,812 2,923 3,379
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 80.30% 80.30% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,713 1,888 2,076
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £263
90th Percentile £544 £575 £528
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 141 178
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +66.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £12.54
90th Percentile £49.34 £55.50 £51.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.59 £30.00
% change year-on-year +5.98% -21.37% +62.16%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Southampton +13 22 £388 -8.82% 27
Portsmouth 0 12 £400 -15.79% 4
Havant +1 11 £425 +36.00% 2
Fareham +3 9 £525 +5.00% 10
Basingstoke -18 9 £475 +50.79% 12
Winchester +5 6 £495 +13.14% 1
Eastleigh +2 5 £388 - 3
Farnborough -5 2 £375 -6.25% 8
Hook -9 2 - - 1
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 33 (35.87%) Security Cleared
2 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (33.70%) C++
4 30 (32.61%) SC Cleared
5 25 (27.17%) C#
6 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 22 (23.91%) Linux
8 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
9 20 (21.74%) Java
9 20 (21.74%) .NET
10 19 (20.65%) HTML
10 19 (20.65%) Windows
11 17 (18.48%) Oracle
12 16 (17.39%) Unix
12 16 (17.39%) CSS
13 14 (15.22%) UML
13 14 (15.22%) SQL
13 14 (15.22%) Degree
13 14 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (14.13%) Node.js
14 13 (14.13%) C
14 13 (14.13%) Visual Studio
15 12 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
15 12 (13.04%) AngularJS
15 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
16 11 (11.96%) jQuery
16 11 (11.96%) Test Automation
16 11 (11.96%) Scrum
17 10 (10.87%) Python
17 10 (10.87%) TCP/IP

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 6 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (6.52%) Jupyter
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.26%) PaaS
3 2 (2.17%) GitHub
4 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.52%) Internet
2 6 (6.52%) Link 11
2 6 (6.52%) Link 16
2 6 (6.52%) Network Security
2 6 (6.52%) SNMP
3 5 (5.43%) CTI
4 4 (4.35%) Wireshark
5 3 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.26%) Wireless
6 2 (2.17%) HTTP
6 2 (2.17%) Intranet
7 1 (1.09%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.09%) Firewall
7 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.09%) SAN
7 1 (1.09%) VoIP
7 1 (1.09%) VPN
7 1 (1.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) Data Mining
2 7 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.26%) GIS
3 3 (3.26%) MySQL
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.17%) Redis
4 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.61%) Maven
5 5 (5.43%) Ant
5 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
5 5 (5.43%) JUnit
5 5 (5.43%) Selenium
5 5 (5.43%) WiX
6 4 (4.35%) NetBeans
6 4 (4.35%) StarTeam
7 3 (3.26%) JIRA
7 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.17%) FishEye
8 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.17%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.17%) VectorCAST
General
1 6 (6.52%) Games
1 6 (6.52%) Military
2 2 (2.17%) Electronics
2 2 (2.17%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (1.09%) Automotive
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (41.30%) Software Engineer
2 34 (36.96%) Developer
3 9 (9.78%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Ada Developer
5 6 (6.52%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Data Scientist
5 6 (6.52%) Embedded Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.43%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Ada Software Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Real Time Engineer
8 3 (3.26%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) .NET
2 19 (20.65%) HTML
3 16 (17.39%) CSS
4 13 (14.13%) Node.js
5 12 (13.04%) AngularJS
6 11 (11.96%) jQuery
7 9 (9.78%) XML
8 7 (7.61%) WCF
8 7 (7.61%) WPF
9 6 (6.52%) D3.js
9 6 (6.52%) HTML5
9 6 (6.52%) LESS
9 6 (6.52%) Matplotlib
9 6 (6.52%) NumPy
9 6 (6.52%) Pandas
9 6 (6.52%) Sass
9 6 (6.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 6 (6.52%) Unreal Engine
10 5 (5.43%) CSS3
11 4 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.78%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (7.61%) User Experience
5 4 (4.35%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.26%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.17%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.17%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.09%) Fintech
8 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Linux
2 19 (20.65%) Windows
3 16 (17.39%) Unix
4 2 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.17%) VxWorks
4 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (1.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.22%) UML
3 11 (11.96%) Scrum
3 11 (11.96%) Test Automation
4 9 (9.78%) Collaborative Working
4 9 (9.78%) OO
4 9 (9.78%) TDD
5 8 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 8 (8.70%) SDLC
6 7 (7.61%) Analytics
6 7 (7.61%) Data Analysis
6 7 (7.61%) Data Cleansing
6 7 (7.61%) Machine Learning
6 7 (7.61%) Multithreading
6 7 (7.61%) Open Source
6 7 (7.61%) Predictive Analysis
6 7 (7.61%) Sentiment Analysis
6 7 (7.61%) Statistics
6 7 (7.61%) Trend Analysis
6 7 (7.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.70%) C++
2 25 (27.17%) C#
3 23 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (21.74%) Java
5 14 (15.22%) SQL
6 13 (14.13%) C
7 10 (10.87%) Python
8 9 (9.78%) Ada
9 7 (7.61%) R
10 6 (6.52%) PL/SQL
11 4 (4.35%) Lua
12 3 (3.26%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.17%) VB
13 2 (2.17%) VBA
14 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.09%) Ruby
14 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (35.87%) Security Cleared
2 30 (32.61%) SC Cleared
3 14 (15.22%) Degree
4 3 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.17%) BC Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) DO-178B
1 2 (2.17%) MIL-STD-1553
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Docker
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) logstash
1 2 (2.17%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.48%) Oracle
3 6 (6.52%) Tableau
4 4 (4.35%) Talend
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco
5 1 (1.09%) IBM
5 1 (1.09%) VMware
5 1 (1.09%) Xamarin