The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank - 141 123
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.10% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
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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
2800 2704 2129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.71% 91.60% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 1545 1087
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 231 233
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -34.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software 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 Software Programmer across the East of England region.

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Software 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 Software Programmer across the East of England region.

Software Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England