The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 24 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 South 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 151 148 155
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 91 84 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.99% 1.00% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.08% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 58 49
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £437 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-20.63% +20.00%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8445 7813 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.67% 91.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4591 4020 4129
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 553 641
Average hourly rate £16.37 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +10 28 £376 +70.90% 7
Buckinghamshire -2 22 £365 -8.75% 3
Hampshire -13 16 £388 +19.78% 1
Surrey -17 16 £300 -7.69% 6
Oxfordshire 0 7 £300 +84.61% 4
Kent -1 4 £333 +20.90% 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 51 (32.28%) SQL
2 40 (25.32%) HTML
3 35 (22.15%) .NET
4 34 (21.52%) JavaScript
5 33 (20.89%) SQL Server
6 26 (16.46%) C#
6 26 (16.46%) CSS
7 24 (15.19%) Finance
8 23 (14.56%) HTML5
9 21 (13.29%) Oracle
9 21 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (13.29%) TDD
10 20 (12.66%) ASP.NET
10 20 (12.66%) CSS3
11 17 (10.76%) XML
12 16 (10.13%) Java
13 15 (9.49%) RPG
13 15 (9.49%) Visual Studio
13 15 (9.49%) Windows
13 15 (9.49%) OO
13 15 (9.49%) WebSphere
13 15 (9.49%) jQuery
14 14 (8.86%) Scrum
14 14 (8.86%) UNIX
14 14 (8.86%) MS Office
14 14 (8.86%) SAS
14 14 (8.86%) Microsoft
14 14 (8.86%) BDD
14 14 (8.86%) RPG IV
15 13 (8.23%) Node.js

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 15 (9.49%) WebSphere
2 14 (8.86%) SAS
3 13 (8.23%) Node.js
4 11 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.53%) IIS
6 3 (1.90%) Documentum
6 3 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.90%) CMS
7 2 (1.27%) Escenic
7 2 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.27%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.63%) CICS
8 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.63%) Moodle
Applications
1 14 (8.86%) MS Office
2 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.63%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.63%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Staffware
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.63%) Maximo
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.53%) IPv4
2 4 (2.53%) IPv6
3 1 (0.63%) DVB
3 1 (0.63%) ATM
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.96%) Redis
2 11 (6.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (5.70%) MySQL
4 7 (4.43%) DB2
4 7 (4.43%) Base SAS
5 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.27%) Big Data
7 2 (1.27%) DTS
7 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.27%) DataStage
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.63%) OLTP
8 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (9.49%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.43%) GDB
3 6 (3.80%) Subversion
4 4 (2.53%) Hudson
4 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (2.53%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.53%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.53%) NUnit
5 3 (1.90%) Toad
6 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.63%) Xcode
7 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (15.19%) Finance
2 10 (6.33%) Games
3 9 (5.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (5.06%) Retail
4 8 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.80%) Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Marketing
6 2 (1.27%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.32%) HTML
2 35 (22.15%) .NET
3 26 (16.46%) CSS
4 23 (14.56%) HTML5
5 20 (12.66%) ASP.NET
5 20 (12.66%) CSS3
6 17 (10.76%) XML
7 15 (9.49%) jQuery
8 13 (8.23%) Ruby on Rails
9 12 (7.59%) AngularJS
10 11 (6.96%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (6.96%) Ember.js
10 11 (6.96%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (6.96%) LAMP
11 9 (5.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (5.06%) Web Services
13 7 (4.43%) Spring
13 7 (4.43%) WCF
13 7 (4.43%) LINQ
14 6 (3.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.59%) Open Source
2 11 (6.96%) Wiki
3 7 (4.43%) AS400
4 3 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.90%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.90%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.90%) Xbox
5 2 (1.27%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.27%) iSeries
5 2 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.27%) Statistics
5 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) GIS
6 1 (0.63%) DTV
6 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.63%) SCORM
6 1 (0.63%) Derivative
6 1 (0.63%) Social Network
6 1 (0.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.49%) Windows
2 14 (8.86%) UNIX
3 5 (3.16%) Linux
4 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) AIX
6 1 (0.63%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) SUSE
6 1 (0.63%) Debian
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (13.29%) TDD
2 15 (9.49%) OO
3 14 (8.86%) Scrum
3 14 (8.86%) BDD
4 13 (8.23%) MVC
4 13 (8.23%) Software Engineering
5 12 (7.59%) Web Development
6 11 (6.96%) Web Application Development
6 11 (6.96%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 11 (6.96%) Automated Testing
7 9 (5.70%) WFM
8 7 (4.43%) Project Management
8 7 (4.43%) ETL
8 7 (4.43%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (3.80%) Market Research
9 6 (3.80%) Product Management
9 6 (3.80%) Game Development
9 6 (3.80%) Test Scripting
9 6 (3.80%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (32.28%) SQL
2 34 (21.52%) JavaScript
3 26 (16.46%) C#
4 16 (10.13%) Java
5 15 (9.49%) RPG
6 14 (8.86%) RPG IV
7 13 (8.23%) PL/SQL
8 12 (7.59%) Ruby
8 12 (7.59%) C++
8 12 (7.59%) C
9 9 (5.70%) VB
10 8 (5.06%) VB.NET
11 7 (4.43%) PHP
11 7 (4.43%) Embedded C
11 7 (4.43%) VB6
12 4 (2.53%) VBScript
13 3 (1.90%) COBOL
13 3 (1.90%) Scala
14 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.27%) JCL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.90%) CDISC
3 2 (1.27%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (13.29%) Oracle
2 14 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.43%) Cisco
4 6 (3.80%) Confirmit
4 6 (3.80%) Netezza
5 5 (3.16%) IBM
6 3 (1.90%) JBoss
6 3 (1.90%) Perforce
7 2 (1.27%) SAP
7 2 (1.27%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.63%) ESRI
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.63%) Sybase
8 1 (0.63%) Cognos
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
University of Kent
Rate: From £31,644 to £36,661 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago