The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 36 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.83% 1.23% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 1.30% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£360 £275 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% +120.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.85
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +45.86%
Programmer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
234 154 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 96.69% 95.06% 97.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 79 76
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £258 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.42 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +24.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.88 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programmer across the Bradford region.

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programmer across the Bradford region.

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Programmer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) SAS Macro
2 2 (66.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ETL

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) RUP
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SAS Macro
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft