The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 30 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.66% - 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £342 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+14.00% -5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +20.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
143 106 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.70% 91.38% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 55 41
Average daily rate £415 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £175 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £440 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £15.50 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £42.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Programmer
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JVM Tuning

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java