The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 65 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.97% 1.10% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.17% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £305 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -15.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -10.71%
Programmer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
773 771 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.70% 94.37% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 449 302
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 82 59
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £39.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 4 £450 - 11
Peterborough -9 1 - - 1
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 3 (23.08%) Middleware
3 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Electronics
4 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) C++

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
1 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (7.69%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.69%) FileMaker
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) CSS
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) DTV
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows CE
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
2 2 (15.38%) BDD
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITSM
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) QAD
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