The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 163 181 178
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 30 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.39% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.42% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 19
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £348 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.72 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £39.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-1.89% +4.49%
Programmer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5014 5420 5871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.75% 92.40% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3832 4075 4337
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 73 135
Average hourly rate £19.86 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £46.23 £129.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 46 (61.33%) SQL
2 44 (58.67%) Java
3 33 (44.00%) Relational Database
4 31 (41.33%) Banking
5 28 (37.33%) RDBMS
6 27 (36.00%) Telecoms
6 27 (36.00%) Computer Science
7 26 (34.67%) Mathematics
7 26 (34.67%) SDLC
8 25 (33.33%) UNIX
9 21 (28.00%) Data Modelling
10 20 (26.67%) C#
10 20 (26.67%) Finance
11 18 (24.00%) Derivative
12 17 (22.67%) OO
13 14 (18.67%) .NET
13 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
14 11 (14.67%) C++
14 11 (14.67%) Degree
14 11 (14.67%) Multithreading
14 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (13.33%) OOP
15 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (12.00%) Oracle
16 9 (12.00%) Python
17 8 (10.67%) ETL
17 8 (10.67%) Low Latency
17 8 (10.67%) Spread Betting
18 7 (9.33%) Electronic Trading
18 7 (9.33%) Linux

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (6.67%) SAS
2 2 (2.67%) WordPress
2 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.33%) Apache
3 1 (1.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.33%) CMS
3 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.33%) Drupal
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.33%) Endur
2 1 (1.33%) JDE World
2 1 (1.33%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.33%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) FTP
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.00%) Relational Database
2 28 (37.33%) RDBMS
3 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.00%) MySQL
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.67%) Base SAS
7 2 (2.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (2.67%) Big Data
7 2 (2.67%) ProClarity
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (2.67%) DTS
7 2 (2.67%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.67%) DB2
8 1 (1.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (4.00%) Toad
1 3 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (2.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (41.33%) Banking
2 27 (36.00%) Telecoms
3 20 (26.67%) Finance
4 7 (9.33%) Front Office
5 3 (4.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.33%) Electronics
7 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.33%) Publishing
7 1 (1.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.33%) WCF
3 4 (5.33%) Middleware
4 3 (4.00%) XML
5 2 (2.67%) Ajax
5 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.67%) WPF
5 2 (2.67%) WF
5 2 (2.67%) JSON
5 2 (2.67%) jQuery
5 2 (2.67%) REST
5 2 (2.67%) WinForms
5 2 (2.67%) LAMP
5 2 (2.67%) SOAP
5 2 (2.67%) HTML
6 1 (1.33%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.33%) XSD
6 1 (1.33%) XSLT
6 1 (1.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.00%) Computer Science
2 26 (34.67%) Mathematics
3 18 (24.00%) Derivative
4 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (10.67%) Spread Betting
6 6 (8.00%) Equities
7 4 (5.33%) SWIFT
8 3 (4.00%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.67%) Data Extraction
9 2 (2.67%) Data Integration
9 2 (2.67%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.67%) Replication
9 2 (2.67%) GIS
10 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.33%) Thin Client
10 1 (1.33%) DTV
10 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
10 1 (1.33%) Clustering
10 1 (1.33%) Data Conversion
10 1 (1.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.33%) UNIX
2 7 (9.33%) Linux
3 6 (8.00%) Windows
4 3 (4.00%) AIX
4 3 (4.00%) Solaris
5 2 (2.67%) zOS
6 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (34.67%) SDLC
2 21 (28.00%) Data Modelling
3 17 (22.67%) OO
4 11 (14.67%) Multithreading
5 10 (13.33%) OOP
5 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.67%) ETL
6 8 (10.67%) Low Latency
7 7 (9.33%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.00%) TDD
9 5 (6.67%) SOA
9 5 (6.67%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.00%) MVC
10 3 (4.00%) Change Management
10 3 (4.00%) Migration
10 3 (4.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (61.33%) SQL
2 44 (58.67%) Java
3 20 (26.67%) C#
4 11 (14.67%) C++
5 9 (12.00%) Python
6 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.00%) VB
7 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.00%) PHP
7 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.67%) SAS Macro
8 2 (2.67%) Lua
8 2 (2.67%) VB6
8 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.67%) VBA
9 1 (1.33%) COBOL
9 1 (1.33%) RPG
9 1 (1.33%) REXX
9 1 (1.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.33%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (1.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Jitterbit
1 1 (1.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) Sybase
4 3 (4.00%) Charles River
5 2 (2.67%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) i2
5 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.33%) Siebel
6 1 (1.33%) Informatica
6 1 (1.33%) Apple
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) BMC
6 1 (1.33%) CA
6 1 (1.33%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.33%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.33%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.33%) Tableau
6 1 (1.33%) Talend
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