The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Coventry 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 37 22 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.36% 2.90% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 3.10% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £135 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £135 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £135 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+14.16% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -12.69%
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
331 226 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 89.95% 93.78% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 72 144
Average daily rate £325 £308 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -20.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Programmer
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 August 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 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Automotive
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) CICS
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) REXX
4 1 (14.29%) zOS
4 1 (14.29%) MVS
4 1 (14.29%) DataStage
4 1 (14.29%) Intranet
4 1 (14.29%) Control-M
4 1 (14.29%) RACF
4 1 (14.29%) JCL
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) CICS
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) DataStage
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) zOS
1 1 (14.29%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) REXX
3 1 (14.29%) JCL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) Netezza