The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 29 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.

Internet
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 32 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.77% 2.81% 3.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 10.81% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 12
Median daily rate £300 £313 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -1.97% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year -12.90% -4.08%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 46 74 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 17.62% 25.96% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 58 45
Median daily rate £388 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £312 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.80% +14.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Southampton

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Southampton

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Internet.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (50.00%) Commerce Server
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (50.00%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft