The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 23 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 Northamptonshire 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.55% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £219 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £32.00
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
332 220 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.97% 94.42% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 125 220
Average daily rate £423 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 16
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £15.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Software Programmer
East Midlands

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Programmer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ION Trading
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Xcode
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ION Trading