The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 29 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 of England 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 117 94 108
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 28 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 1.00% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.07% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £363 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £28.50 - £35.61
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 - £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 - £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-0.45% +3.65%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2812 2248 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.74% 93.94% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1656 1144 1419
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 230 366
Average hourly rate £16.75 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
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 of England

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Programmer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Programmer Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cambridgeshire -9 11 £328 -9.65%
Hertfordshire -6 5 £380 +15.15% 3
Suffolk -12 5 £375 -6.25% 2
Essex 0 4 £325 +8.33% 2
Bedfordshire - - - -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 12 (24.49%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) SAS
3 8 (16.33%) C#
3 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (12.24%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (12.24%) DB2
5 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
5 6 (12.24%) UML
5 6 (12.24%) MVC
5 6 (12.24%) jQuery
6 5 (10.20%) CDISC
6 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
6 5 (10.20%) DevOps
6 5 (10.20%) Data Management
6 5 (10.20%) Web Services
6 5 (10.20%) CSS
6 5 (10.20%) Unisys
7 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
7 4 (8.16%) Linux
7 4 (8.16%) XML
7 4 (8.16%) UNIX
7 4 (8.16%) PHP
7 4 (8.16%) HTML
7 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.16%) Migration
7 4 (8.16%) Relational Database

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (24.49%) SAS
2 2 (4.08%) CICS
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) BASE24
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.08%) VPN
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) SAN
2 2 (4.08%) Firewall
2 2 (4.08%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) DB2
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.12%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.04%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) LabVIEW
1 3 (6.12%) PhoneGap
1 3 (6.12%) GoogleTest
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (12.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
2 6 (12.24%) jQuery
3 5 (10.20%) CSS
3 5 (10.20%) Web Services
3 5 (10.20%) .NET Framework
4 4 (8.16%) HTML
4 4 (8.16%) XML
4 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.12%) Qt
5 3 (6.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (6.12%) STL
5 3 (6.12%) LINQ
6 2 (4.08%) WPF
6 2 (4.08%) JSON
6 2 (4.08%) LAMP
7 1 (2.04%) Ajax
7 1 (2.04%) WCF
7 1 (2.04%) DOM
7 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
1 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Replication
3 2 (4.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) Tandem
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) UNIX
1 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) zOS
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (12.24%) UML
2 6 (12.24%) MVC
3 5 (10.20%) Data Management
3 5 (10.20%) DevOps
4 4 (8.16%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (8.16%) Clinical Data Management
4 4 (8.16%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) Validation
5 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
5 3 (6.12%) OO
5 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Web Application Development
5 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.08%) OOP
7 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) C#
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.16%) PHP
4 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
4 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.12%) Clojure
5 3 (6.12%) ClojureScript
5 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.12%) C++
6 2 (4.08%) COBOL
6 2 (4.08%) Java
6 2 (4.08%) VB
6 2 (4.08%) LINC
6 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) JCL
7 1 (2.04%) VB6
7 1 (2.04%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) HNC
2 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) CDISC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
2 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Unisys
2 3 (6.12%) Google
3 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) ION Trading
3 2 (4.08%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Sun
4 1 (2.04%) HP
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