The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester 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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester - - 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-2.16% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Software Programmer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester 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
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103 56 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 94.50% 94.92% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 32 57
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £539 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.73% -41.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Software Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester