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 16 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 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 43 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 20 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.06% 0.65% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 0.70% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Average daily rate £268 £238 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.63% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £322 £314
% change year-on-year
-6.83% +2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.22 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.67% +11.80%
Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
601 284 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 91.90% 91.61% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 114 182
Average daily rate £296 £300 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 33
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £13.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Programmer
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -17 14 £260 +9.47% 3
Durham - 5 £450 - 1
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 18 (64.29%) Oracle
2 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) Mainframe
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 9 (32.14%) Finance
6 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
6 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 7 (25.00%) Degree
7 7 (25.00%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) Java
9 5 (17.86%) Adabas
9 5 (17.86%) Solaris
9 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (14.29%) Base SAS
10 4 (14.29%) Linux
10 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
10 4 (14.29%) Windows
10 4 (14.29%) SOA
10 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.29%) SAS
10 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (14.29%) NATURAL
10 4 (14.29%) JCL
10 4 (14.29%) ProC
11 3 (10.71%) Data Security

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (14.29%) SAS
2 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.71%) Tuxedo
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) Adabas
4 4 (14.29%) Base SAS
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) ProC
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (7.14%) J2EE
3 2 (7.14%) GWT
4 1 (3.57%) Java EE 5
4 1 (3.57%) MFC
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Basis
4 1 (3.57%) Java SE
4 1 (3.57%) Java EE
4 1 (3.57%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Solaris
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) zOS
4 1 (3.57%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
1 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
2 4 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
2 4 (14.29%) SOA
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) CRM
3 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.71%) Data Security
4 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 4 (14.29%) NATURAL
2 4 (14.29%) JCL
3 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C
3 3 (10.71%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) ABAP
5 1 (3.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) OCAJ
4 1 (3.57%) OCP
4 1 (3.57%) OCA
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.57%) Software AG
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
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