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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank - 13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 7.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 7.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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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
85 107 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 91.40% 95.54% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 30
Average daily rate £338 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 15
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £14.00 £14.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.60 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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
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 28 January 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) Silverlight
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) MS Project
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle