The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicestershire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 35 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.66% 0.40% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 0.43% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £308
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-0.45% +3.65%
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
286 234 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 95.02% 93.23% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 107 70
Average daily rate £300 £350 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.25% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Programmer
East Midlands

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicester -5 4 £288 -17.85%
Loughborough - 3 £200 -
Programmer
East Midlands

Programmer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) WordPress
2 2 (25.00%) VB6
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (12.50%) C#

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (37.50%) CMS
2 2 (25.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) VBA