The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 461 333 316
Rank change year-on-year
-128 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 173 306 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.61% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.64% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 207 201
Average daily rate £400 £362 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.49% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £342 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.95% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £30.25 £33.15 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.74% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.80 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.63 £82.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-49.28% -17.64%
Programmer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48675 47897 46873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.03% 94.74% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32102 29497 29007
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1382 1920 1942
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in England

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Programmer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Programmer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -53 66 £409 -3.82% 39
South East -22 38 £425 +21.42% 10
North West -6 24 £350 -27.83% 2
West Midlands -2 17 £450 +50.00% 9
South West -4 10 £375 +4.16% 8
Yorkshire -16 8 £338 +14.89% 7
East of England -5 5 £450 +13.20% 3
North East -51 2 £325 +10.16% 1
East Midlands -5 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £375 -
Programmer
UK

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 118 (32.07%) SQL
2 105 (28.53%) Java
3 93 (25.27%) Finance
4 90 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (21.47%) JavaScript
6 69 (18.75%) C#
7 64 (17.39%) HTML
8 61 (16.58%) .NET
9 60 (16.30%) Oracle
9 60 (16.30%) SQL Server
10 52 (14.13%) Banking
11 51 (13.86%) Unix
12 50 (13.59%) CSS
13 47 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (12.50%) Python
15 39 (10.60%) Linux
16 36 (9.78%) XML
17 34 (9.24%) TDD
18 33 (8.97%) Web Services
19 31 (8.42%) Web Development
20 30 (8.15%) HTML5
21 29 (7.88%) OO
22 28 (7.61%) Windows
22 28 (7.61%) Microsoft
22 28 (7.61%) Migration
22 28 (7.61%) Degree
23 27 (7.34%) Software Engineering
23 27 (7.34%) MVC
23 27 (7.34%) SAS
24 26 (7.07%) ASP.NET

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 27 (7.34%) SAS
2 16 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 13 (3.53%) CMS
4 10 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (2.17%) CICS
5 8 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.90%) Apache
6 7 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.63%) Node.js
8 5 (1.36%) Apache Pig
8 5 (1.36%) JBoss
9 4 (1.09%) Apache TomEE
9 4 (1.09%) Jetty
9 4 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.82%) IIS
10 3 (0.82%) OpenEdge
10 3 (0.82%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.90%) MS Office
3 4 (1.09%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.54%) SPSS
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.17%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.63%) BigMachines
2 6 (1.63%) Eloqua
3 5 (1.36%) OpenText Process Suite
4 1 (0.27%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (1.63%) SaaS
2 5 (1.36%) GitHub
3 4 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.54%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.36%) Intranet
2 4 (1.09%) Internet
3 3 (0.82%) DNS
3 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.54%) Firewall
4 2 (0.54%) HTTP
4 2 (0.54%) LDAP
5 1 (0.27%) IPsec
5 1 (0.27%) LAN
5 1 (0.27%) Multicast
5 1 (0.27%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.27%) SNA
5 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 18 (4.89%) DB2
4 17 (4.62%) Base SAS
5 15 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.80%) MySQL
7 13 (3.53%) MongoDB
8 12 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (2.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 7 (1.90%) DataStage
10 7 (1.90%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.90%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.63%) MS Access
11 6 (1.63%) OLAP
11 6 (1.63%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.36%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.36%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 21 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 21 (5.71%) Subversion
2 18 (4.89%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.62%) Eclipse
4 12 (3.26%) JIRA
5 11 (2.99%) Maven
6 10 (2.72%) ClearCase
6 10 (2.72%) JUnit
7 9 (2.45%) Jenkins
8 8 (2.17%) ClearQuest
9 7 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (1.90%) Selenium
10 6 (1.63%) Ant
10 6 (1.63%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (1.63%) Toad
11 5 (1.36%) JMeter
11 5 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.09%) Eclipse RCP
12 4 (1.09%) LabVIEW
General
1 93 (25.27%) Finance
2 52 (14.13%) Banking
3 16 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.45%) Games
5 6 (1.63%) Aerospace
5 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.63%) Front Office
5 6 (1.63%) Marketing
6 5 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.36%) Retail
7 4 (1.09%) Avionics
8 3 (0.82%) Military
8 3 (0.82%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (17.39%) HTML
2 61 (16.58%) .NET
3 50 (13.59%) CSS
4 36 (9.78%) XML
5 33 (8.97%) Web Services
6 30 (8.15%) HTML5
7 26 (7.07%) ASP.NET
8 23 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 23 (6.25%) jQuery
9 20 (5.43%) SOAP
10 17 (4.62%) Spring
11 16 (4.35%) J2EE
12 14 (3.80%) Java SE
13 13 (3.53%) .NET Framework
13 13 (3.53%) CSS3
14 12 (3.26%) JMS
14 12 (3.26%) REST
14 12 (3.26%) WCF
15 11 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.16%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (3.26%) Derivative
5 12 (3.26%) User Experience
6 11 (2.99%) Equities
6 11 (2.99%) N-Tier
7 10 (2.72%) Fixed Income
8 9 (2.45%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (2.17%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.90%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.90%) AS400
10 7 (1.90%) Credit Risk
11 6 (1.63%) Biology
12 5 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.36%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.86%) Unix
2 39 (10.60%) Linux
3 28 (7.61%) Windows
4 13 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.26%) Android
6 6 (1.63%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.82%) VME
8 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.82%) zOS
9 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.27%) MVS
10 1 (0.27%) SUSE
10 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (9.24%) TDD
3 31 (8.42%) Web Development
4 29 (7.88%) OO
5 28 (7.61%) Migration
6 27 (7.34%) MVC
6 27 (7.34%) Software Engineering
7 25 (6.79%) SDLC
8 21 (5.71%) Scrum
9 18 (4.89%) UML
10 17 (4.62%) Risk Management
10 17 (4.62%) Validation
11 15 (4.08%) Project Management
11 15 (4.08%) Unit Testing
12 14 (3.80%) Analytics
12 14 (3.80%) Configuration Management
13 13 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (3.53%) CRM
13 13 (3.53%) Electronic Trading
14 12 (3.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 118 (32.07%) SQL
2 105 (28.53%) Java
3 79 (21.47%) JavaScript
4 69 (18.75%) C#
5 46 (12.50%) Python
6 26 (7.07%) C++
6 26 (7.07%) PL/SQL
6 26 (7.07%) T-SQL
7 16 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 15 (4.08%) C
9 13 (3.53%) COBOL
10 12 (3.26%) Perl
11 11 (2.99%) PHP
11 11 (2.99%) R
12 10 (2.72%) VB
13 9 (2.45%) RPG
14 8 (2.17%) VBA
15 6 (1.63%) Apex Code
15 6 (1.63%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (7.61%) Degree
2 11 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.09%) Postgraduate
5 3 (0.82%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.82%) PhD
6 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.63%) Data Quality
1 6 (1.63%) QA
2 3 (0.82%) ISO15022
2 3 (0.82%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.54%) MiFID
4 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.27%) EMIR
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (1.36%) Apache Flume
1 5 (1.36%) HDFS
2 3 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.82%) Docker
3 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.27%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (1.36%) Puppet
2 3 (0.82%) Control-M
3 2 (0.54%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.27%) Dokku
4 1 (0.27%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 60 (16.30%) Oracle
2 28 (7.61%) Microsoft
3 21 (5.71%) Sybase
4 18 (4.89%) IBM
5 8 (2.17%) DataSynapse
5 8 (2.17%) Reuters
6 7 (1.90%) Informatica
7 6 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.63%) Siebel
7 6 (1.63%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.36%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.36%) WSO2
9 4 (1.09%) FatWire
9 4 (1.09%) ION Trading
9 4 (1.09%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.82%) Apple
10 3 (0.82%) Progress
10 3 (0.82%) Tableau
11 2 (0.54%) Rogue Wave
11 2 (0.54%) Xamarin
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