The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury 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 24 April 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 Newbury 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank - 20 22
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury - 2.11% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.33% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £163
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £319 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.95% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.70 £29.66
% change year-on-year
+34.06% +6.87%
Job Titles Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
133 129 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 88.08% 90.85% 88.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 53 43
Average daily rate £400 £363 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £285 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £165.00 £14.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1037.93% -67.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Programmer
Berkshire

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Programmer
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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.

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet