The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford 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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 22 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.17% 1.54% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 1.74% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£258 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.34% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.35%
Programmer
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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 Guildford 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
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
124 115 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 89.86% 88.46% 84.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 77 35
Average daily rate £338 £325 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -15.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £215 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 11
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.38 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -37.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.75 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.78 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Game Development
2 2 (40.00%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Zend
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (20.00%) LTE
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LTE
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (20.00%) 2G
1 1 (20.00%) 3G
1 1 (20.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) OpenCL
2 1 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Game Development
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Huawei
1 1 (20.00%) Zend
1 1 (20.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Nortel
1 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (20.00%) Talend