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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 211 156 150
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 54 98 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 1.05% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.15% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 64 61
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£345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +18.18%
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
8889 8556 7971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.27% 91.83% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5298 4669 4164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 415 532
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire -12 15 £425 +18.79% 3
Hampshire -11 11 £345 -10.96% 2
Oxfordshire -21 8 £320 +6.66% 8
Berkshire -22 6 £320 -1.53% 5
East Sussex -4 5 £303 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £363 -
Surrey -21 2 £550 +69.23% 6
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 42 (36.21%) C#
2 36 (31.03%) SQL
3 35 (30.17%) SQL Server
4 33 (28.45%) .NET
5 32 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (22.41%) Finance
7 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
7 23 (19.83%) ASP.NET
8 22 (18.97%) Oracle
9 19 (16.38%) C
9 19 (16.38%) Unit Testing
10 18 (15.52%) C++
11 17 (14.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (13.79%) WPF
13 15 (12.93%) T-SQL
13 15 (12.93%) MS Excel
14 14 (12.07%) Visual Studio
15 13 (11.21%) Web Services
15 13 (11.21%) Java
15 13 (11.21%) Windows
15 13 (11.21%) Telerik
15 13 (11.21%) WCF
15 13 (11.21%) SDLC
16 12 (10.34%) VB
16 12 (10.34%) Games
17 11 (9.48%) Scrum
17 11 (9.48%) VB.NET
17 11 (9.48%) HTML
17 11 (9.48%) DB2
17 11 (9.48%) Python

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 5 (4.31%) IIS
2 4 (3.45%) SAS
3 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.72%) Node.js
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.86%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.72%) MS Project
4 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.86%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Staffware
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.86%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (0.86%) SmartPlant
2 1 (0.86%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) PaaS
2 1 (0.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.59%) LAN
2 3 (2.59%) WLAN
2 3 (2.59%) Internet
3 2 (1.72%) APPN
3 2 (1.72%) FTP
3 2 (1.72%) SNMP
3 2 (1.72%) Intranet
3 2 (1.72%) WAN
4 1 (0.86%) DHCP
4 1 (0.86%) SMS
4 1 (0.86%) DNS
4 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.86%) SAN
4 1 (0.86%) VLAN
4 1 (0.86%) NAS
4 1 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) DB2
3 9 (7.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.72%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (1.72%) Cognos Transformer
8 2 (1.72%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.72%) MS Access
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.86%) MySQL
9 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.07%) Visual Studio
3 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (3.45%) Subversion
6 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.72%) Toad
7 1 (0.86%) Maven
7 1 (0.86%) JIRA
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.86%) Ant
7 1 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.86%) MSBuild
General
1 26 (22.41%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Games
3 9 (7.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.03%) Marketing
5 4 (3.45%) Banking
6 3 (2.59%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.72%) Retail
7 2 (1.72%) Military
8 1 (0.86%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.45%) .NET
2 23 (19.83%) ASP.NET
3 16 (13.79%) WPF
4 13 (11.21%) WCF
4 13 (11.21%) Web Services
5 11 (9.48%) HTML
6 10 (8.62%) CSS
7 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (6.90%) RESTful
9 7 (6.03%) REST
9 7 (6.03%) JSON
9 7 (6.03%) Android SDK
10 5 (4.31%) AngularJS
10 5 (4.31%) FusionCharts
11 4 (3.45%) Ajax
11 4 (3.45%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.45%) J2EE
11 4 (3.45%) Entity Framework
11 4 (3.45%) jQuery
12 3 (2.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.90%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (6.90%) Mobile Computing
3 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.03%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.03%) User Experience
4 6 (5.17%) Physics
4 6 (5.17%) Xbox
5 5 (4.31%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.31%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.59%) Animation
6 3 (2.59%) Credit Risk
6 3 (2.59%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.72%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.72%) CMDB
8 1 (0.86%) Online Games
8 1 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.21%) Windows
2 7 (6.03%) Linux
2 7 (6.03%) Android
3 4 (3.45%) UNIX
4 3 (2.59%) zOS
5 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.38%) Unit Testing
3 13 (11.21%) SDLC
4 11 (9.48%) Scrum
5 9 (7.76%) OO
6 8 (6.90%) RAD
6 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (6.90%) System Testing
7 7 (6.03%) Android Development
7 7 (6.03%) Mobile Development
7 7 (6.03%) UML
7 7 (6.03%) Validation
8 6 (5.17%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.17%) Coaching
9 5 (4.31%) SOA
9 5 (4.31%) Data Security
9 5 (4.31%) MVC
9 5 (4.31%) ITIL
10 3 (2.59%) OOD
10 3 (2.59%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.21%) C#
2 36 (31.03%) SQL
3 19 (16.38%) C
4 18 (15.52%) C++
5 15 (12.93%) T-SQL
6 13 (11.21%) Java
7 12 (10.34%) VB
8 11 (9.48%) VB.NET
8 11 (9.48%) Python
9 10 (8.62%) PL/SQL
10 8 (6.90%) VBA
10 8 (6.90%) Lua
10 8 (6.90%) Bash Shell
11 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
12 4 (3.45%) COBOL
12 4 (3.45%) JCL
13 3 (2.59%) XAML
14 2 (1.72%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.72%) Perl
14 2 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Degree
2 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.86%) MCITP
5 1 (0.86%) MCSE
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) NFS
1 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.86%) Samba
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.97%) Oracle
3 13 (11.21%) Telerik
4 3 (2.59%) Remedy
4 3 (2.59%) IBM
5 2 (1.72%) Apple
5 2 (1.72%) Cognos
6 1 (0.86%) Adobe
6 1 (0.86%) HP
6 1 (0.86%) Cerner
6 1 (0.86%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.86%) Intergraph
6 1 (0.86%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.86%) VMware
6 1 (0.86%) ION Trading
6 1 (0.86%) Alterian
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