The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 23 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 North East 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 48 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.15% 2.10% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 2.28% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-20.63% +20.00%
Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
487 307 457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 93.30% 91.92% 91.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 136 229
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Programmer
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Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the North East region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the North East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Tyne and Wear -13 4 £325 - 6
Durham - 2 £350 -
Northumberland - - - -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (42.86%) Finance
4 11 (39.29%) .NET
5 10 (35.71%) Manufacturing
5 10 (35.71%) RDBMS
5 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
6 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
6 9 (32.14%) Degree
7 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
7 8 (28.57%) C#
7 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) Java
8 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 6 (21.43%) Mainframe
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (17.86%) Adabas
10 5 (17.86%) SAS
10 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) SQL
10 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
10 5 (17.86%) CRM
10 5 (17.86%) NATURAL
10 5 (17.86%) JCL
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (17.86%) SAS
4 3 (10.71%) Tuxedo
4 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
5 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) RDBMS
2 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (17.86%) Base SAS
4 5 (17.86%) Adabas
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) Middleware
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (7.14%) GWT
4 2 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) Java SE
5 1 (3.57%) Java EE
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
1 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) zOS
3 1 (3.57%) MVS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.86%) CRM
3 5 (17.86%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) SOA
4 4 (14.29%) Data Security
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) B2B
5 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C#
2 7 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
3 5 (17.86%) NATURAL
3 5 (17.86%) JCL
4 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) ABAP
5 1 (3.57%) Pascal
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) OCAJ
3 1 (3.57%) OCP
3 1 (3.57%) OCA
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) IBM