Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 60 39
Rank change year-on-year +3 -21 +11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 117 131 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.32% 3.37% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 4.19% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 77 112
Hampshire median daily rate £420 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +0.74%
10th Percentile £325 £285 £225
90th Percentile £500 £588 £438
South East median daily rate £444 £425 £370
% change year-on-year +4.41% +14.86% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 36
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £37.50 £38.50 £37.38
90th Percentile £48.09 £50.25 £51.25
South East median hourly rate £45.20 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.34% - +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 2819 3130 3697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 80.04% 80.42% 83.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1679 2016 2269
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.43% +4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 165 194
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +15.79%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.87 £56.75 £48.11
South East median hourly rate £23.07 £26.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -12.94% +1.57% +49.09%

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 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke +1 26 £433 +24.68% 2
Southampton +22 23 £388 -6.63% 12
Portsmouth -5 11 £400 -15.79% 4
Fareham +8 10 £475 -5.00% 3
Winchester +13 6 £428 +5.23% 1
Eastleigh +1 6 £400 +17.30%
Havant -3 5 £400 -
Farnborough +3 2 £375 -6.25% 2
Hook -15 2 - -
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 49 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (37.61%) Security Cleared
3 43 (36.75%) Linux
4 37 (31.62%) C++
4 37 (31.62%) SC Cleared
5 34 (29.06%) JavaScript
6 30 (25.64%) Microsoft
7 25 (21.37%) Java
7 25 (21.37%) C#
7 25 (21.37%) Unix
8 24 (20.51%) Windows
9 23 (19.66%) HTML
9 23 (19.66%) .NET
10 22 (18.80%) CSS
10 22 (18.80%) Scrum
11 19 (16.24%) Visual Studio
11 19 (16.24%) UML
12 18 (15.38%) Oracle
12 18 (15.38%) C
13 17 (14.53%) SQL
13 17 (14.53%) Node.js
14 16 (13.68%) AngularJS
14 16 (13.68%) TDD
14 16 (13.68%) OO
14 16 (13.68%) SDLC
15 15 (12.82%) Docker
15 15 (12.82%) jQuery
16 14 (11.97%) Test Automation
16 14 (11.97%) SOA
16 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills

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 7 (5.98%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.27%) Apache
3 5 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (3.42%) JBoss
4 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.42%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) PaaS
2 6 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (3.42%) IaaS
5 3 (2.56%) SaaS
6 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.84%) Internet
3 6 (5.13%) Link 11
3 6 (5.13%) Link 16
3 6 (5.13%) Network Security
3 6 (5.13%) SNMP
3 6 (5.13%) Wireless
4 5 (4.27%) CTI
4 5 (4.27%) HTTP
4 5 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.42%) Firewall
5 4 (3.42%) WAN
5 4 (3.42%) Wireshark
6 3 (2.56%) DNS
6 3 (2.56%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.56%) LAN
6 3 (2.56%) SSL
6 3 (2.56%) Tactical Data Link
7 2 (1.71%) Intranet
8 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.84%) MySQL
3 6 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.27%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.71%) Redis
8 1 (0.85%) DTS
8 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (9.40%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 8 (6.84%) Git (software)
6 7 (5.98%) Maven
7 6 (5.13%) JUnit
8 5 (4.27%) Ant
8 5 (4.27%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.27%) Selenium
8 5 (4.27%) WiX
9 4 (3.42%) NetBeans
9 4 (3.42%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (3.42%) StarTeam
9 4 (3.42%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (2.56%) GDB
10 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.71%) FishEye
11 2 (1.71%) JIRA
General
1 11 (9.40%) Military
2 3 (2.56%) Finance
3 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.71%) Retail
3 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 37 (31.62%) Developer
3 12 (10.26%) Senior Developer
4 10 (8.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 9 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) Ada Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Ada Software Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (5.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Systems Test Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.42%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.66%) .NET
1 23 (19.66%) HTML
2 22 (18.80%) CSS
3 17 (14.53%) Node.js
4 16 (13.68%) AngularJS
5 15 (12.82%) jQuery
6 10 (8.55%) Web Services
6 10 (8.55%) XML
7 8 (6.84%) HTML5
7 8 (6.84%) Middleware
8 7 (5.98%) CSS3
8 7 (5.98%) WCF
9 6 (5.13%) JSON
9 6 (5.13%) LESS
9 6 (5.13%) Sass
9 6 (5.13%) SOAP
9 6 (5.13%) WPF
10 5 (4.27%) Spring
11 4 (3.42%) JSF
11 4 (3.42%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.55%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.55%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (5.13%) User Experience
4 4 (3.42%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.42%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.56%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.71%) Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.85%) Fintech
7 1 (0.85%) Handset
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (36.75%) Linux
2 25 (21.37%) Unix
3 24 (20.51%) Windows
4 4 (3.42%) Android
4 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.42%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (3.42%) VxWorks
5 3 (2.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.85%) Debian
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.80%) Scrum
3 19 (16.24%) UML
4 16 (13.68%) OO
4 16 (13.68%) SDLC
4 16 (13.68%) TDD
5 14 (11.97%) SOA
5 14 (11.97%) Test Automation
6 13 (11.11%) DevOps
7 12 (10.26%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (8.55%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.69%) Microservices
10 9 (7.69%) Web Development
11 8 (6.84%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (6.84%) User Stories
12 7 (5.98%) OOD
12 7 (5.98%) Open Source
12 7 (5.98%) Requirements Management
13 6 (5.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.62%) C++
2 34 (29.06%) JavaScript
3 25 (21.37%) C#
3 25 (21.37%) Java
4 18 (15.38%) C
5 17 (14.53%) SQL
6 11 (9.40%) Ada
7 8 (6.84%) Python
8 5 (4.27%) Perl
8 5 (4.27%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.42%) Lua
10 3 (2.56%) PHP
10 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.85%) Ruby
12 1 (0.85%) VB
12 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.85%) VBA
12 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (37.61%) Security Cleared
2 37 (31.62%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.26%) Degree
4 4 (3.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.71%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.71%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.71%) MIL-STD-1553
3 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (12.82%) Docker
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.56%) KVM
3 3 (2.56%) Xen
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) logstash
2 4 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.56%) Ansible
3 3 (2.56%) Grafana
3 3 (2.56%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.38%) Oracle
3 6 (5.13%) Citrix
4 5 (4.27%) IBM
5 4 (3.42%) MuleSoft
5 4 (3.42%) Talend
5 4 (3.42%) VMware
5 4 (3.42%) WSO2
6 3 (2.56%) Motorola
6 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.56%) SaltStack
6 3 (2.56%) Splunk
7 2 (1.71%) Telerik
8 1 (0.85%) Cisco
8 1 (0.85%) Software AG
8 1 (0.85%) webMethods
8 1 (0.85%) Xamarin