The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 24 July 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 Dorset 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 23 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.93% 0.41% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.43% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-20.63% +20.00%
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
202 233 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 93.95% 95.49% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 138 165
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £180 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -31.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Programmer
South West

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +5 2 - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Programmer
South West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) UML
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Intranet
4 2 (40.00%) InfoPath
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) LINQ
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Kanban
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Ektron
1 1 (20.00%) Telerik
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft