The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 25 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 East Midlands 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 76 76 64
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 14 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.97% 0.83% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.89% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
Average daily rate
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£290 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -24.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-8.11% +3.65%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1368 1349 1340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.54% 93.10% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 676 646
Average daily rate £350 £335 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 99 112
Average hourly rate £13.62 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.17% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.30 £50.00
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 the East Midlands

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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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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
Leicestershire +1 5 £200 -42.85% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 4 £280 -12.50% 1
Northamptonshire -1 4 £388 +55.00% 1
Derbyshire +3 3 £275 +3.77%
Lincolnshire - - - -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (32.00%) SQL
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (24.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) CMS
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (16.00%) PHP
5 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (12.00%) WPF
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) MySQL
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) Finance
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby
6 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) ION Trading
6 2 (8.00%) VB6
6 2 (8.00%) Apache

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (16.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) Moodle
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.00%) Line 500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.00%) OLAP
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) Base SAS
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Adabas
4 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
1 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 5 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) Web Services
4 3 (12.00%) WPF
5 2 (8.00%) LINQ
5 2 (8.00%) HTML5
5 2 (8.00%) CSS3
5 2 (8.00%) XML
5 2 (8.00%) WCF
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) XHTML
6 1 (4.00%) CPAN
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) AS400
1 1 (4.00%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) PHP
3 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) COBOL
5 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.00%) VB
5 2 (8.00%) VB6
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) LINC
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) ALGOL
6 1 (4.00%) VBA
6 1 (4.00%) Lisp
6 1 (4.00%) NATURAL
6 1 (4.00%) RPG
6 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) CDISC
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (4.00%) Sage
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Unisys
2 1 (4.00%) IBM