The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 City of London 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 182 163 187
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 28 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.55% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.59% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 31
Average daily rate £400 £438 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £253 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £600
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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Programmer
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 32 (45.07%) Finance
2 23 (32.39%) DB2
2 23 (32.39%) IBM
3 21 (29.58%) C#
4 20 (28.17%) .NET
5 17 (23.94%) SQL
5 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
5 17 (23.94%) CICS
6 16 (22.54%) zOS
7 14 (19.72%) Banking
8 13 (18.31%) Mainframe
8 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET
8 13 (18.31%) HTML
9 11 (15.49%) MVC
9 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.08%) Java
10 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
11 9 (12.68%) TDD
12 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (11.27%) Linux
13 7 (9.86%) SLA
13 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (9.86%) .NET Framework
14 6 (8.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (8.45%) BMC
14 6 (8.45%) CA
14 6 (8.45%) UML
14 6 (8.45%) CSS
14 6 (8.45%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (23.94%) CICS
2 3 (4.23%) SAS
2 3 (4.23%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) RMDS
1 2 (2.82%) Markit EDM
1 2 (2.82%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.82%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.82%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.41%) Endur
2 1 (1.41%) Findur
2 1 (1.41%) BPCS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
1 1 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.39%) DB2
2 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.63%) MySQL
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.82%) QlikView
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.82%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.82%) Base SAS
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.82%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.41%) VLDB
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.41%) NUnit
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.41%) FitNesse
General
1 32 (45.07%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Banking
3 6 (8.45%) Retail
4 5 (7.04%) Advertising
5 4 (5.63%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.63%) Front Office
6 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.17%) .NET
2 13 (18.31%) ASP.NET
2 13 (18.31%) HTML
3 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (9.86%) .NET Framework
5 6 (8.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (8.45%) CSS
6 5 (7.04%) ADO.NET
6 5 (7.04%) WCF
7 4 (5.63%) Ajax
7 4 (5.63%) Web Services
8 3 (4.23%) XML
8 3 (4.23%) SOAP
8 3 (4.23%) HTML5
8 3 (4.23%) WPF
8 3 (4.23%) Symfony
8 3 (4.23%) jQuery
9 2 (2.82%) Apache Flex
9 2 (2.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Mainframe
2 5 (7.04%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.63%) Derivative
3 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.82%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.82%) RIA
4 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Social Network
4 2 (2.82%) iSeries
4 2 (2.82%) AS400
5 1 (1.41%) W3C
5 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.41%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) zOS
2 8 (11.27%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) UNIX
4 2 (2.82%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) MVC
1 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.68%) TDD
3 6 (8.45%) UML
3 6 (8.45%) OO
4 5 (7.04%) Risk Management
4 5 (7.04%) Migration
4 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
4 5 (7.04%) Multithreading
5 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
5 4 (5.63%) ETL
6 3 (4.23%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.23%) Business Analysis
6 3 (4.23%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.82%) Use Case
7 2 (2.82%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.82%) Change Management
7 2 (2.82%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.82%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) C#
2 17 (23.94%) SQL
3 10 (14.08%) Java
3 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.63%) PHP
6 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.23%) RPG
6 3 (4.23%) Python
7 2 (2.82%) SAS Macro
7 2 (2.82%) Lua
7 2 (2.82%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.41%) VB6
8 1 (1.41%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) COBOL
8 1 (1.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) VBScript
8 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Control-M
2 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) IBM
2 6 (8.45%) BMC
2 6 (8.45%) CA
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Sybase
4 2 (2.82%) 29West
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.41%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.41%) CODA
5 1 (1.41%) Informatica
5 1 (1.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.41%) Zend
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