The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Brighton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 24 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.19% 1.55% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.37% 1.65% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £275 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.22 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.67% +11.80%
Job Titles Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
183 121 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 95.81% 93.80% 97.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 56 115
Average daily rate £275 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 4
Average hourly rate £15.88 £21.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Programmer
East Sussex

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) TDD
4 8 (53.33%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) XML
5 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) MS Office
5 7 (46.67%) NUnit
5 7 (46.67%) Subversion
5 7 (46.67%) LINQ
5 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 7 (46.67%) WinForms
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (46.67%) Hudson
5 7 (46.67%) SpecFlow
5 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
6 6 (40.00%) C++
7 5 (33.33%) Games
7 5 (33.33%) Game Development
8 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (20.00%) Perforce
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (46.67%) NUnit
2 7 (46.67%) Subversion
2 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (46.67%) Hudson
2 7 (46.67%) SpecFlow
2 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) XML
4 7 (46.67%) LINQ
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) WinForms
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) Flash
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Scrum
1 8 (53.33%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (33.33%) Game Development
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) C++
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Perforce