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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 158 142 160
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 85 94 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.93% 1.08% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.16% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 58 45
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £213 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 11
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +7.69%
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
8409 8126 9029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.07% 92.93% 91.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4692 4296 4210
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 497 624
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Berkshire +21 26 £325 +19.26% 2
Hampshire -4 20 £380 +16.20% 3
Surrey -15 20 £325 +36.84% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 16 £365 -8.75% 1
Oxfordshire +3 10 £300 +100.00% 3
Kent -8 2 - -
East Sussex -10 1 £310 +3.33%
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 43 (29.66%) SQL
2 39 (26.90%) HTML
3 33 (22.76%) JavaScript
4 32 (22.07%) .NET
5 29 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 28 (19.31%) CSS
7 24 (16.55%) HTML5
8 23 (15.86%) C#
9 20 (13.79%) Finance
9 20 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (13.79%) CSS3
10 18 (12.41%) TDD
10 18 (12.41%) Java
11 17 (11.72%) RPG
12 16 (11.03%) WebSphere
12 16 (11.03%) RPG IV
13 15 (10.34%) Software Engineering
13 15 (10.34%) XML
14 14 (9.66%) OO
14 14 (9.66%) ASP.NET
14 14 (9.66%) Ruby on Rails
14 14 (9.66%) BDD
15 13 (8.97%) Node.js
15 13 (8.97%) AngularJS
15 13 (8.97%) Ruby
15 13 (8.97%) Oracle
15 13 (8.97%) Windows
16 12 (8.28%) C
16 12 (8.28%) MVC
16 12 (8.28%) Web Development

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (11.03%) WebSphere
2 13 (8.97%) Node.js
3 11 (7.59%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (6.90%) SAS
5 4 (2.76%) IIS
6 3 (2.07%) Documentum
6 3 (2.07%) CMS
7 2 (1.38%) Escenic
7 2 (1.38%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.38%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.38%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.69%) Apache
8 1 (0.69%) CICS
8 1 (0.69%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.69%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Office
2 10 (6.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.69%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.69%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Staffware
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.69%) Heroku
1 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.76%) IPv4
2 4 (2.76%) IPv6
3 2 (1.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.69%) 3G
4 1 (0.69%) DVB
4 1 (0.69%) Telnet
4 1 (0.69%) 2G
4 1 (0.69%) SSH
4 1 (0.69%) LTE
4 1 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.69%) DNS
4 1 (0.69%) LDAP
4 1 (0.69%) ATM
4 1 (0.69%) DHCP
4 1 (0.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.59%) MySQL
2 11 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (7.59%) Redis
3 7 (4.83%) DB2
4 5 (3.45%) Base SAS
4 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.07%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.38%) Big Data
7 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.38%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.38%) DataStage
7 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.38%) DTS
8 1 (0.69%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 11 (7.59%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.83%) GDB
3 3 (2.07%) Subversion
4 2 (1.38%) Toad
4 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.69%) RSpec
5 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.69%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.69%) Sublime Text
General
1 20 (13.79%) Finance
2 9 (6.21%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (5.52%) Games
3 8 (5.52%) Retail
4 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.14%) Banking
5 2 (1.38%) Marketing
5 2 (1.38%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.69%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Military
6 1 (0.69%) Electronics
6 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.90%) HTML
2 32 (22.07%) .NET
3 28 (19.31%) CSS
4 24 (16.55%) HTML5
5 20 (13.79%) CSS3
6 15 (10.34%) XML
7 14 (9.66%) ASP.NET
7 14 (9.66%) Ruby on Rails
8 13 (8.97%) AngularJS
9 12 (8.28%) jQuery
10 11 (7.59%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (7.59%) Web Services
10 11 (7.59%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (7.59%) Ember.js
10 11 (7.59%) LAMP
11 7 (4.83%) .NET Framework
11 7 (4.83%) WCF
11 7 (4.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.14%) Spring
13 5 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.28%) Open Source
2 11 (7.59%) Wiki
3 4 (2.76%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.76%) AS400
4 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.38%) Statistics
4 2 (1.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.38%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.38%) iSeries
4 2 (1.38%) Learning Management System
4 2 (1.38%) Xbox
5 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.69%) Social Network
5 1 (0.69%) GIS
5 1 (0.69%) DTV
5 1 (0.69%) SCORM
5 1 (0.69%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.97%) Windows
2 9 (6.21%) Linux
2 9 (6.21%) UNIX
3 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.38%) Debian
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) SUSE
5 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.41%) TDD
3 15 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 14 (9.66%) OO
4 14 (9.66%) BDD
5 12 (8.28%) Web Development
5 12 (8.28%) MVC
6 11 (7.59%) Automated Testing
6 11 (7.59%) Web Application Development
6 11 (7.59%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 9 (6.21%) WFM
8 7 (4.83%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (4.83%) Migration
8 7 (4.83%) Project Management
9 6 (4.14%) ETL
9 6 (4.14%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.14%) Scrum
9 6 (4.14%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.14%) Market Research
9 6 (4.14%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (29.66%) SQL
2 33 (22.76%) JavaScript
3 23 (15.86%) C#
4 18 (12.41%) Java
5 17 (11.72%) RPG
6 16 (11.03%) RPG IV
7 13 (8.97%) Ruby
8 12 (8.28%) C
9 10 (6.90%) PHP
9 10 (6.90%) VB
9 10 (6.90%) VB.NET
10 9 (6.21%) C++
10 9 (6.21%) VB6
11 7 (4.83%) Embedded C
12 5 (3.45%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.76%) VBScript
14 3 (2.07%) COBOL
14 3 (2.07%) Scala
15 2 (1.38%) JCL
15 2 (1.38%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Degree
2 3 (2.07%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.07%) CDISC
3 2 (1.38%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (8.97%) Oracle
2 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.83%) Cisco
4 6 (4.14%) Confirmit
5 5 (3.45%) IBM
6 4 (2.76%) Netezza
7 3 (2.07%) Zend
8 2 (1.38%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.38%) SAP
8 2 (1.38%) JBoss
8 2 (1.38%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.38%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.69%) ESRI
9 1 (0.69%) Perforce
9 1 (0.69%) Huawei
9 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.69%) Nortel
9 1 (0.69%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.69%) Cognos
9 1 (0.69%) Sybase
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