The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 114 115 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 16 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.69% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.74% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 4
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£398 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £208 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £354 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £33.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +24.21%
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2575 2822 2083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.20% 92.74% 93.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1578 1054
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 203 258
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £22.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -7.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 May 2015.

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
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 1 May 2015. 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 -1 8 £340 -2.85% 16
Hertfordshire +5 5 £396 +13.14% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £445 - 3
Norfolk -4 1 £445 +87.36%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 6 (28.57%) Mainframe
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) DB2
3 4 (19.05%) IBM
3 4 (19.05%) CA
3 4 (19.05%) zOS
3 4 (19.05%) MVS
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 3 (14.29%) Middleware
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) QAD
5 2 (9.52%) MFGPRO
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
5 2 (9.52%) ITSM
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) JCL
5 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (9.52%) REXX
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 3 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.52%) CICS
2 2 (9.52%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.76%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) DB2
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.76%) MS Access
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.76%) FileMaker
4 1 (4.76%) UniData
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Selenium
1 2 (9.52%) NUnit
1 2 (9.52%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (14.29%) Middleware
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) LINQ
4 2 (9.52%) ISPF
4 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
4 2 (9.52%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Castle Windsor
4 2 (9.52%) CSS3
4 2 (9.52%) Autofac
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) zOS
1 4 (19.05%) MVS
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITSM
2 2 (9.52%) MVC
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.76%) BDD
3 1 (4.76%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) TDD
3 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.76%) ERP
3 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) JCL
3 2 (9.52%) REXX
3 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
3 2 (9.52%) COBOL
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Macro
4 1 (4.76%) VB6
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) CDISC
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) IBM
2 4 (19.05%) CA
3 2 (9.52%) QAD
4 1 (4.76%) hybris
4 1 (4.76%) Redback
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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