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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South East / Hampshire
Rank 52 27 35
Rank change year-on-year -25 +8  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 64 138 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.44% 6.33% 5.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 7.93% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 66 35
Median daily rate £450 £345 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.62% -2.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £38.00 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 1482 1740 1784
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.76% 79.78% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 1171 1018
Median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 68 88
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 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
Southampton +7 17 £850 +143.55% 20
Portsmouth +6 15 £425 - 6
Winchester 0 5 £415 +25.75% 1
Fareham -8 5 £250 -23.07% 4
Basingstoke -1 2 £450 +63.63% 5
Havant -4 1 - -
Hook -5 1 - - 1
Aldershot - 1 £450 - 3
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (41.54%) Security Cleared
2 48 (36.92%) SC Cleared
3 46 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (24.62%) Linux
5 31 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (23.08%) C++
7 26 (20.00%) C#
8 25 (19.23%) Python
9 24 (18.46%) C
9 24 (18.46%) TDD
10 22 (16.92%) Java
11 21 (16.15%) Unix
11 21 (16.15%) Scrum
12 18 (13.85%) OO
12 18 (13.85%) JavaScript
12 18 (13.85%) HTML
13 17 (13.08%) UML
13 17 (13.08%) Microsoft
13 17 (13.08%) SaaS
13 17 (13.08%) DevOps
13 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (12.31%) Windows
14 16 (12.31%) Web Services
14 16 (12.31%) Project Management
15 15 (11.54%) Military
15 15 (11.54%) SQL
15 15 (11.54%) Unit Testing
15 15 (11.54%) Product Management
16 14 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (10.77%) Amazon AWS

Software Engineering
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 (4.62%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.54%) Apache
2 2 (1.54%) JBoss
3 1 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.77%) IIS
3 1 (0.77%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.92%) MS Office
2 2 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.77%) MS Project
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.08%) SaaS
2 14 (10.77%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (6.15%) PaaS
4 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (3.08%) Google Play
6 3 (2.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.77%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.38%) LAN
1 7 (5.38%) WAN
2 6 (4.62%) IP Telephony
2 6 (4.62%) SAN
2 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.31%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.77%) BGP
4 1 (0.77%) DMVPN
4 1 (0.77%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.77%) Firewall
4 1 (0.77%) HTTP
4 1 (0.77%) Internet
4 1 (0.77%) SNMP
4 1 (0.77%) SSL
4 1 (0.77%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.77%) MySQL
2 13 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.54%) GIS
5 1 (0.77%) Big Data
5 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.77%) DB2
5 1 (0.77%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.77%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.77%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.69%) Subversion
3 8 (6.15%) Ant
3 8 (6.15%) GoogleTest
3 8 (6.15%) NUnit
4 7 (5.38%) Gradle
5 6 (4.62%) ClearCase
5 6 (4.62%) CppUnit
5 6 (4.62%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.08%) Android Studio
8 3 (2.31%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.31%) JIRA
9 2 (1.54%) JUnit
9 2 (1.54%) Maven
9 2 (1.54%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.54%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.54%) Selenium
9 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.77%) Checkstyle
General
1 15 (11.54%) Military
2 6 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.85%) Finance
4 2 (1.54%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.54%) Games
5 1 (0.77%) Avionics
5 1 (0.77%) Electronics
5 1 (0.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (39.23%) Software Engineer
2 42 (32.31%) Developer
3 11 (8.46%) Project Manager
4 8 (6.15%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 7 (5.38%) Ada Engineer
5 7 (5.38%) C# Software Engineer
5 7 (5.38%) Java Developer
6 6 (4.62%) .NET Developer
6 6 (4.62%) Ada Software Engineer
6 6 (4.62%) Android Developer
6 6 (4.62%) C Developer
6 6 (4.62%) C Software Engineer
6 6 (4.62%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (4.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.08%) Ada Developer
8 4 (3.08%) Development Manager
8 4 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.08%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.85%) HTML
2 16 (12.31%) Web Services
3 14 (10.77%) CSS
4 13 (10.00%) .NET
4 13 (10.00%) XML
5 10 (7.69%) RESTful
6 8 (6.15%) Spring
7 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.62%) HTML5
8 5 (3.85%) JSON
8 5 (3.85%) REST
9 4 (3.08%) Qt
9 4 (3.08%) Spring Boot
9 4 (3.08%) STL
9 4 (3.08%) WCF
10 3 (2.31%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (2.31%) ATL
10 3 (2.31%) jQuery
10 3 (2.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.92%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.92%) User Experience
4 8 (6.15%) Derivative
5 4 (3.08%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.31%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.31%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.31%) RIA
7 2 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.77%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.62%) Linux
2 21 (16.15%) Unix
3 16 (12.31%) Windows
4 7 (5.38%) Android
4 7 (5.38%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.31%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (23.85%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (18.46%) TDD
4 21 (16.15%) Scrum
5 18 (13.85%) OO
6 17 (13.08%) DevOps
6 17 (13.08%) UML
7 16 (12.31%) Project Management
8 15 (11.54%) Product Management
8 15 (11.54%) Unit Testing
9 12 (9.23%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (8.46%) MVC
11 10 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 10 (7.69%) Open Source
11 10 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
12 9 (6.92%) BDD
12 9 (6.92%) Integration Testing
12 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (6.92%) Use Case
13 8 (6.15%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.08%) C++
2 26 (20.00%) C#
3 25 (19.23%) Python
4 24 (18.46%) C
5 22 (16.92%) Java
6 18 (13.85%) JavaScript
7 15 (11.54%) SQL
8 14 (10.77%) Ada
9 7 (5.38%) Ada 83
9 7 (5.38%) Ada 95
9 7 (5.38%) Ruby
10 6 (4.62%) PHP
11 4 (3.08%) Perl
11 4 (3.08%) Scala
12 3 (2.31%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.77%) Jython
13 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.77%) VB
13 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (41.54%) Security Cleared
2 48 (36.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.38%) MCTS
3 7 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.31%) Degree
5 2 (1.54%) PMP
6 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.77%) DO-178B
1 1 (0.77%) PA-DSS
1 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.38%) Docker
3 6 (4.62%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Marathon
1 3 (2.31%) Mesos
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (13.08%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.77%) VMware
3 8 (6.15%) Cisco
4 4 (3.08%) Google
4 4 (3.08%) Oracle
5 2 (1.54%) Telelogic
6 1 (0.77%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.77%) F5
6 1 (0.77%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.77%) SAP
6 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.77%) Xamarin
Hook, Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago