The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 57 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.31% 0.82% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.91% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£251 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.76% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -10.71%
Programmer
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
608 440 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.60% 90.53% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 219 202
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 61 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £41.95 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Rendering
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) WebGL
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Discovery
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (50.00%) Biology
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (50.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) WebGL
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Chemistry
1 1 (50.00%) Biology
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Rendering
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Discovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
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Mason Frank
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