The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 183 140 189
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 70 99 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 1.17% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.27% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 56 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £48.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £27.45
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.39%
Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8860 7822 8135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 92.50% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4903 4183 3866
Average daily rate £375 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 472 637
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £36.50 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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
Hampshire -42 20 £330 -13.15% 6
Berkshire -5 14 £425 +97.67% 3
Buckinghamshire -14 11 £425 +28.30% 3
Surrey -19 10 £275 -24.13% 1
East Sussex - 6 - - 1
West Sussex - 4 £379 -
Kent -9 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire -26 2 £160 -48.80% 4
Isle of Wight - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 49 (31.01%) SQL
2 45 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (27.22%) HTML
4 41 (25.95%) JavaScript
5 37 (23.42%) .NET
6 34 (21.52%) CSS
7 32 (20.25%) SQL Server
8 26 (16.46%) C#
9 25 (15.82%) jQuery
10 22 (13.92%) HTML5
11 19 (12.03%) OO
11 19 (12.03%) Finance
11 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
12 18 (11.39%) ASP.NET
12 18 (11.39%) TDD
13 17 (10.76%) Oracle
13 17 (10.76%) PHP
13 17 (10.76%) Open Source
14 16 (10.13%) CSS3
14 16 (10.13%) Automated Testing
15 15 (9.49%) RPG
15 15 (9.49%) Windows
15 15 (9.49%) RPG IV
15 15 (9.49%) AngularJS
16 14 (8.86%) KnockoutJS
16 14 (8.86%) Java
17 13 (8.23%) WebSphere
17 13 (8.23%) VB.NET
18 12 (7.59%) XML
18 12 (7.59%) Ruby

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 13 (8.23%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.59%) Node.js
3 11 (6.96%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.43%) SAS
5 4 (2.53%) IIS
5 4 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.53%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (1.90%) Documentum
6 3 (1.90%) OpenEdge
7 2 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.27%) Drupal
8 1 (0.63%) WordPress
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.63%) Apache
8 1 (0.63%) CICS
8 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.06%) MS Office
3 3 (1.90%) MS Project
4 2 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.63%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.63%) Pivotal CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Heroku
1 1 (0.63%) GitHub
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.27%) IPv4
2 2 (1.27%) IPv6
3 1 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.63%) LTE
3 1 (0.63%) SSH
3 1 (0.63%) LDAP
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) DHCP
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) SNMP
3 1 (0.63%) Telnet
3 1 (0.63%) 3G
3 1 (0.63%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.96%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (6.96%) Redis
3 10 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.70%) MySQL
5 8 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (3.80%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (3.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.53%) DB2
8 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.53%) Base SAS
9 3 (1.90%) OLAP Cube
9 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.90%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.43%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (3.16%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.53%) GDB
5 3 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.90%) Subversion
6 2 (1.27%) Toad
6 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.27%) QUnit
6 2 (1.27%) PhantomJS
6 2 (1.27%) Mocha
7 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.63%) Sublime Text
7 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.63%) RSpec
7 1 (0.63%) NetBeans
General
1 19 (12.03%) Finance
2 6 (3.80%) Games
2 6 (3.80%) Banking
3 5 (3.16%) Retail
4 4 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.27%) Military
5 2 (1.27%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.22%) HTML
2 37 (23.42%) .NET
3 34 (21.52%) CSS
4 25 (15.82%) jQuery
5 22 (13.92%) HTML5
6 18 (11.39%) ASP.NET
7 16 (10.13%) CSS3
8 15 (9.49%) AngularJS
9 14 (8.86%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (7.59%) XML
11 11 (6.96%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (6.96%) Ember.js
11 11 (6.96%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (5.06%) Web Services
12 8 (5.06%) JSON
12 8 (5.06%) WCF
13 7 (4.43%) Ajax
13 7 (4.43%) LAMP
14 6 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (3.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.76%) Open Source
2 11 (6.96%) Wiki
3 7 (4.43%) AS400
4 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.53%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.90%) iSeries
6 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Xbox
7 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.63%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.49%) Windows
2 11 (6.96%) Linux
3 6 (3.80%) UNIX
4 4 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.27%) Debian
5 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) SUSE
6 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (12.03%) OO
3 18 (11.39%) TDD
4 16 (10.13%) Automated Testing
5 11 (6.96%) BDD
5 11 (6.96%) Web Application Development
5 11 (6.96%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 11 (6.96%) Software Engineering
5 11 (6.96%) Web Development
5 11 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (5.70%) Analytics
6 9 (5.70%) MVC
7 8 (5.06%) WFM
8 7 (4.43%) Scrum
9 6 (3.80%) ITIL
9 6 (3.80%) Test Scripting
9 6 (3.80%) Software Architecture
10 5 (3.16%) Product Management
10 5 (3.16%) Refactoring
10 5 (3.16%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 49 (31.01%) SQL
2 41 (25.95%) JavaScript
3 26 (16.46%) C#
4 17 (10.76%) PHP
5 15 (9.49%) RPG
5 15 (9.49%) RPG IV
6 14 (8.86%) Java
7 13 (8.23%) VB.NET
8 12 (7.59%) Ruby
9 11 (6.96%) VB
10 10 (6.33%) PL/SQL
10 10 (6.33%) VB6
11 7 (4.43%) C
12 6 (3.80%) C++
12 6 (3.80%) Python
13 4 (2.53%) Embedded C
13 4 (2.53%) Perl
13 4 (2.53%) VBScript
14 3 (1.90%) VBA
15 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) Degree
4 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.63%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 19 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.76%) Oracle
3 4 (2.53%) Cisco
4 3 (1.90%) Confirmit
4 3 (1.90%) Zend
4 3 (1.90%) IBM
5 2 (1.27%) Remedy
5 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.27%) BMC
5 2 (1.27%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.27%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.27%) VMware
6 1 (0.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (0.63%) Splunk
6 1 (0.63%) Talend
6 1 (0.63%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.63%) Huawei
6 1 (0.63%) Nortel
6 1 (0.63%) Cerner
6 1 (0.63%) Ericsson
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