The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 96 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 20 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.92% 0.79% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.89% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 12
Average daily rate
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£340 £380 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £358 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £388 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £47.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £30.85
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +45.86%
Programmer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1972 1693 1458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.96% 89.67% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1140 984 835
Average daily rate £375 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 106 158
Average hourly rate £17.50 £31.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +70.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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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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
Portsmouth -1 3 £308 -
Gosport - 2 £375 -
Hook -12 1 £314 -17.35% 1
Farnborough - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £378 -
Winchester - - - -
Romsey - - - -
Havant - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 33 (78.57%) C#
1 33 (78.57%) .NET
2 19 (45.24%) VB.NET
3 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET
5 13 (30.95%) XML
6 12 (28.57%) Windows
6 12 (28.57%) Oracle
7 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
7 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
7 11 (26.19%) Data Structures
8 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 9 (21.43%) SQL
9 9 (21.43%) SmartPlant
9 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 8 (19.05%) Silverlight
10 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 8 (19.05%) C++
10 8 (19.05%) MS Access
10 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL
11 7 (16.67%) Java
11 7 (16.67%) Intergraph
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (16.67%) Open Source
12 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (14.29%) XAML
12 6 (14.29%) HTML

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (7.14%) Drupal
2 1 (2.38%) WordPress
2 1 (2.38%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Project
3 2 (4.76%) Simulink
4 1 (2.38%) 3ds Max
4 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (21.43%) SmartPlant
2 3 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.38%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.05%) MS Access
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (11.90%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) MySQL
7 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Military
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (78.57%) .NET
2 17 (40.48%) ASP.NET
3 13 (30.95%) XML
4 8 (19.05%) Silverlight
5 6 (14.29%) HTML
6 5 (11.90%) CSS
7 3 (7.14%) jQuery
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (4.76%) HTML5
8 2 (4.76%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (4.76%) XSLT
8 2 (4.76%) WCF
9 1 (2.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Data Structures
2 7 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) Life Science
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Solaris
3 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.90%) Web Application Development
3 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL
4 4 (9.52%) Validation
4 4 (9.52%) Migration
4 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) Coaching
5 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) MVC
6 2 (4.76%) UML
6 2 (4.76%) TDD
6 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.76%) SysML
6 2 (4.76%) V-Model
7 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) C#
2 19 (45.24%) VB.NET
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
4 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 8 (19.05%) C++
4 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (14.29%) VBA
6 6 (14.29%) XAML
7 3 (7.14%) PHP
8 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.38%) VB6
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Samba
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.67%) Intergraph
4 5 (11.90%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe