The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 August 2014 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank - 30 35
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 2.11% 2.17%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.15% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £300 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +39.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £303
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.25 £32.10
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -2.64%
Programmer
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
227 186 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 93.80% 97.89% 97.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 102 139
Average daily rate £250 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £255 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 19 August 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 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Games
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) NUnit
5 2 (28.57%) Subversion
5 2 (28.57%) LINQ
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Perforce
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (28.57%) Hudson
5 2 (28.57%) Game Development
5 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (28.57%) Hudson
2 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) WinForms
4 2 (28.57%) LINQ
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (14.29%) Flash
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Game Development
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Perforce