The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 38 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 5 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.32% 4.35% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 4.69% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £155 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.67% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £135 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £183 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +7.69%
Programmer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
331 277 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.11% 92.64% 90.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 108 141
Average daily rate £325 £305 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 25 30
Average hourly rate £18.97 £15.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £10.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) Automotive
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) CMS
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) Netezza
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) Sage 1000
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Sage 1000
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) OLAP
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) DataStage
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 3 (30.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Telematics
1 1 (10.00%) LPAR
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) zOS
1 1 (10.00%) MVS
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (10.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) REXX
3 1 (10.00%) JCL
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) Sage
2 1 (10.00%) Netezza
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos