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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 110 104 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 9 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.42% 0.77% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.83% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 10
Average daily rate
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£343 £388 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +19.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £200 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £500 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £30.00 £32.65
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -8.11%
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
1971 1935 1611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.62% 93.39% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1255 1102 882
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 111 159
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £10.57 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.00 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (62.96%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) C#
3 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
4 9 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
6 7 (25.93%) VBA
6 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
6 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle
7 6 (22.22%) C++
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (18.52%) VB
8 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (14.81%) SDLC
9 4 (14.81%) Coaching
9 4 (14.81%) DB2
9 4 (14.81%) UML
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL
9 4 (14.81%) Validation
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (11.11%) Linux

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Simulink
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SmartPlant
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) DB2
4 3 (11.11%) MS Access
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Military
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) .NET
2 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.11%) Silverlight
3 3 (11.11%) FusionCharts
4 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) XML
5 1 (3.70%) Ajax
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Life Science
4 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) zOS
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) UML
2 4 (14.81%) Validation
2 4 (14.81%) Coaching
2 4 (14.81%) SDLC
3 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.11%) Open Source
3 3 (11.11%) Data Security
3 3 (11.11%) OO
3 3 (11.11%) OOD
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) V-Model
5 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) PL/SQL
4 7 (25.93%) VBA
5 6 (22.22%) C++
6 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) VB
7 3 (11.11%) C
8 2 (7.41%) Java
9 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.70%) XAML
9 1 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Samba
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Telerik
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) Intergraph