The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 78 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 13 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.85% 0.91% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.98% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 7
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£291 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.90% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £323 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.34% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.35%
Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1440 1528 1478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.87% 92.61% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 770 665
Average daily rate £350 £320 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 101 132
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.53 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
Nottinghamshire +17 6 £308 -3.90% 2
Northamptonshire +5 3 £325 -
Leicestershire +6 2 £240 -31.42%
Lincolnshire +4 1 - -
Derbyshire +1 1 £250 -5.66% 1
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
5 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 5 (19.23%) PHP
5 5 (19.23%) CSS
5 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) OO
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) MySQL
6 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) CMS
7 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 3 (11.54%) Ruby
7 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) WCF
8 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (7.69%) WordPress
8 2 (7.69%) HTML5
8 2 (7.69%) BDD

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) WordPress
2 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) SyteLine
2 1 (3.85%) Line 500
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) OLAP
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.69%) Adabas
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
1 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
3 5 (19.23%) CSS
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (11.54%) WCF
5 2 (7.69%) HTML5
5 2 (7.69%) CSS3
5 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 2 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (3.85%) CPAN
6 1 (3.85%) LAMP
6 1 (3.85%) XHTML
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (3.85%) JSON
6 1 (3.85%) WPF
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) AS400
1 1 (3.85%) E-Learning
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) OO
1 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.69%) BDD
3 2 (7.69%) CRM
3 2 (7.69%) ERP
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) MVC
3 2 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (3.85%) Document Management
4 1 (3.85%) Scrum
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.85%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
3 5 (19.23%) PHP
3 5 (19.23%) VB.NET
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) COBOL
5 2 (7.69%) NATURAL
6 1 (3.85%) VB6
6 1 (3.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) RPG
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) CDISC
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) Sage
3 1 (3.85%) Progress
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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