Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 47 61
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 -23
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 160 133 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.41% 3.77% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 4.56% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 65 76
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £432 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.08% +4.92% +18.78%
10th Percentile £300 £318 £285
90th Percentile £538 £527 £581
South East median daily rate £453 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +3.51% +2.94% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 28
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - -
10th Percentile £37.68 £37.50 £37.85
90th Percentile £49.88 £47.68 £54.38
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 3,029 2,918 3,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 83.47% 82.64% 82.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,828 1,768 2,032
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £292 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £540 £550
South East median daily rate £434 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.52% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 140 174
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £38.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -2.91% +60.94%
10th Percentile £12.36 £11.18 £12.50
90th Percentile £54.57 £48.09 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.81% -6.67% -0.73%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +14 43 £525 +31.25% 11
Southampton -12 38 £525 +35.48% 15
Basingstoke 0 13 £250 -42.30% 12
Fareham -4 10 £425 -10.53% 13
Farnborough -10 7 £463 +23.33% 16
Winchester -11 7 £423 +0.12% 1
Hook +12 6 £300 -
Andover - 5 - - 2
Aldershot -1 4 £400 - 1
Eastleigh 0 3 £338 -32.50% 4
Havant -6 2 £450 - 5
Fleet - 1 - - 1
Gosport - 1 £510 -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 69 (43.13%) Java
2 50 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 47 (29.38%) JBoss
5 46 (28.75%) Spring
6 45 (28.13%) TDD
6 45 (28.13%) Tomcat
7 43 (26.88%) BDD
8 42 (26.25%) Greenfield Project
8 42 (26.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 42 (26.25%) Hadoop
9 40 (25.00%) Hibernate
9 40 (25.00%) Ansible
9 40 (25.00%) NoSQL
10 39 (24.38%) MongoDB
10 39 (24.38%) Puppet
10 39 (24.38%) Amazon AWS
10 39 (24.38%) Cobbler
10 39 (24.38%) Opscode Chef
10 39 (24.38%) Jetty
11 38 (23.75%) C#
12 36 (22.50%) Security Cleared
13 35 (21.88%) Linux
14 34 (21.25%) C++
15 30 (18.75%) Python
16 29 (18.13%) SC Cleared
17 25 (15.63%) Degree
17 25 (15.63%) SQL
17 25 (15.63%) .NET
18 24 (15.00%) Windows

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 47 (29.38%) JBoss
2 45 (28.13%) Tomcat
3 39 (24.38%) Jetty
4 9 (5.63%) Jupyter
5 7 (4.38%) Apache
6 6 (3.75%) Apache ServiceMix
7 5 (3.13%) IIS
8 4 (2.50%) LiveCycle
9 2 (1.25%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.25%) SAS
10 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.63%) CMS
10 1 (0.63%) Confluence
10 1 (0.63%) Drupal
10 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Remedy AR System
1 6 (3.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (24.38%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.25%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.88%) SNMP
2 7 (4.38%) Ethernet
3 6 (3.75%) Link 11
3 6 (3.75%) Link 16
4 4 (2.50%) Internet
5 3 (1.88%) Intranet
5 3 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.25%) 4G
6 2 (1.25%) AMQP
6 2 (1.25%) PPP
7 1 (0.63%) 5G
7 1 (0.63%) DMZ
7 1 (0.63%) DVB
7 1 (0.63%) Firewall
7 1 (0.63%) LTE
7 1 (0.63%) Network Security
7 1 (0.63%) NFC
7 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.63%) WiMAX
7 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.25%) Hadoop
2 40 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 39 (24.38%) MongoDB
4 19 (11.88%) SQL Server
5 12 (7.50%) Data Mining
6 9 (5.63%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.50%) DTS
7 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.25%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.25%) Impala
9 2 (1.25%) MySQL
9 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.25%) SQLite
10 1 (0.63%) Big Data
10 1 (0.63%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 16 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.88%) Visual Studio
3 10 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 10 (6.25%) Subversion
4 9 (5.63%) NetBeans
5 7 (4.38%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (4.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (3.75%) LabVIEW
7 4 (2.50%) JIRA
7 4 (2.50%) MSTest
7 4 (2.50%) NUnit
7 4 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
7 4 (2.50%) Selenium
7 4 (2.50%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.88%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.88%) IntelliJ
8 3 (1.88%) JMeter
8 3 (1.88%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.25%) GDB
9 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (7.50%) Games
2 11 (6.88%) Finance
3 8 (5.00%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.75%) Military
5 5 (3.13%) Banking
6 4 (2.50%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Automotive
8 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 83 (51.88%) Developer
2 54 (33.75%) Software Engineer
3 46 (28.75%) Java Developer
4 12 (7.50%) Data Scientist
4 12 (7.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 12 (7.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 9 (5.63%) .NET Developer
6 8 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 8 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.38%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.75%) Ada Developer
8 6 (3.75%) Analyst
9 5 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) Digital Developer
9 5 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (1.88%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (1.88%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (1.88%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (28.75%) Spring
2 40 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 25 (15.63%) .NET
4 15 (9.38%) HTML
5 14 (8.75%) CSS
6 13 (8.13%) SOAP
6 13 (8.13%) Web Services
7 12 (7.50%) ASP.NET
8 11 (6.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 10 (6.25%) D3.js
9 10 (6.25%) Unreal Engine
10 9 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (5.63%) Matplotlib
10 9 (5.63%) NumPy
10 9 (5.63%) Pandas
11 8 (5.00%) Qt
11 8 (5.00%) REST
12 7 (4.38%) Apache Camel
12 7 (4.38%) HTML5
12 7 (4.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.25%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.75%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.00%) User Experience
5 5 (3.13%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.50%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.50%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.88%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.25%) PKI
8 2 (1.25%) W3C
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.63%) Life Science
9 1 (0.63%) Robotics
9 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.88%) Linux
2 24 (15.00%) Windows
3 17 (10.63%) Unix
4 5 (3.13%) VxWorks
5 4 (2.50%) Android
6 2 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.63%) AIX
7 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.63%) Debian
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 45 (28.13%) TDD
4 43 (26.88%) BDD
5 42 (26.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 19 (11.88%) UML
7 18 (11.25%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (10.00%) MVC
9 14 (8.75%) Analytics
9 14 (8.75%) Data Science
9 14 (8.75%) Mathematics
10 13 (8.13%) Data Analysis
10 13 (8.13%) Machine Learning
10 13 (8.13%) Open Source
11 12 (7.50%) Data Cleansing
11 12 (7.50%) OO
11 12 (7.50%) Predictive Analysis
11 12 (7.50%) Statistics
11 12 (7.50%) Test Automation
11 12 (7.50%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.13%) Java
2 38 (23.75%) C#
3 34 (21.25%) C++
4 30 (18.75%) Python
5 25 (15.63%) SQL
6 21 (13.13%) JavaScript
7 16 (10.00%) C
7 16 (10.00%) R
8 10 (6.25%) Embedded C
9 8 (5.00%) Embedded C++
10 7 (4.38%) Ada
11 6 (3.75%) PL/SQL
11 6 (3.75%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.50%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.50%) VBScript
13 3 (1.88%) Java 8
13 3 (1.88%) Scala
14 2 (1.25%) Jython
15 1 (0.63%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 29 (18.13%) SC Cleared
3 25 (15.63%) Degree
4 2 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.63%) CISSP
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) MISRA
2 2 (1.25%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.63%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.63%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Firmware
2 2 (1.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 40 (25.00%) Ansible
2 39 (24.38%) Cobbler
2 39 (24.38%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (24.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) Nessus
3 1 (0.63%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (8.13%) Microsoft
1 13 (8.13%) Oracle
2 10 (6.25%) Tableau
3 7 (4.38%) Red Hat
4 6 (3.75%) Blue Prism
4 6 (3.75%) BMC
4 6 (3.75%) Remedy
5 5 (3.13%) Automation Anywhere
5 5 (3.13%) Cisco
5 5 (3.13%) UiPath
6 4 (2.50%) Adobe
7 3 (1.88%) Ariba
7 3 (1.88%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.88%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.88%) IBM
8 2 (1.25%) Freescale
8 2 (1.25%) Renesas
9 1 (0.63%) Serena
9 1 (0.63%) Telerik
9 1 (0.63%) Zend