The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Programmer
Rank - - 408
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £285 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -12.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
Software 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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21700 21898 22436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.19% 92.85% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15234 15017 15286
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 347 401 462
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in London

Software Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Software Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) DTV
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DTV
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
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