The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 12 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.29% 2.83% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.61% 3.06% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Average daily rate
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£340 £380 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -7.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £39.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-1.89% +4.49%
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 Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92 98 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 95.83% 92.45% 91.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 48
Average daily rate £330 £310 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £95 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 15
Average hourly rate £19.63 £21.00 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -22.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) zOS
3 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) LiveCycle
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (14.29%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Silverlight
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Open Source
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle