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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 169 134 172
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 77 108 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.83% 1.23% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.33% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 66 42
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +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
8530 8129 9239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.02% 92.96% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4784 4329 4309
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 491 601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +19 25 £325 +47.72% 4
Hampshire -4 17 £350 +8.19% 6
Surrey -16 17 £325 +15.55% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 12 £325 -16.12%
Oxfordshire -5 10 £300 +26.31% 4
Kent -11 1 - -
East Sussex -17 1 £310 +3.33%
Middlesex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Isle of Wight - - - -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 46 (30.67%) SQL
2 39 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (24.00%) HTML
4 32 (21.33%) JavaScript
5 31 (20.67%) .NET
6 29 (19.33%) SQL Server
7 27 (18.00%) CSS
8 23 (15.33%) HTML5
9 22 (14.67%) C#
9 22 (14.67%) Finance
10 20 (13.33%) CSS3
11 19 (12.67%) RPG
12 18 (12.00%) RPG IV
13 17 (11.33%) Java
13 17 (11.33%) WebSphere
14 16 (10.67%) TDD
15 14 (9.33%) Ruby on Rails
15 14 (9.33%) XML
15 14 (9.33%) Windows
15 14 (9.33%) OO
16 13 (8.67%) Ruby
16 13 (8.67%) Software Engineering
16 13 (8.67%) BDD
16 13 (8.67%) Node.js
16 13 (8.67%) AngularJS
17 12 (8.00%) Open Source
17 12 (8.00%) Automated Testing
17 12 (8.00%) Web Development
17 12 (8.00%) C
17 12 (8.00%) MySQL

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 17 (11.33%) WebSphere
2 13 (8.67%) Node.js
3 11 (7.33%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (5.33%) SAS
5 4 (2.67%) IIS
6 3 (2.00%) OpenEdge
6 3 (2.00%) Documentum
6 3 (2.00%) CMS
7 2 (1.33%) Escenic
7 2 (1.33%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.33%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.67%) Apache
8 1 (0.67%) CICS
8 1 (0.67%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) MS Office
1 8 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.67%) MS Project
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.67%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.67%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.67%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.67%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Staffware
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.67%) Pivotal CRM
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.67%) Heroku
1 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.67%) IPv4
2 4 (2.67%) IPv6
3 2 (1.33%) Internet
4 1 (0.67%) 3G
4 1 (0.67%) DVB
4 1 (0.67%) Telnet
4 1 (0.67%) 2G
4 1 (0.67%) SSH
4 1 (0.67%) LTE
4 1 (0.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.67%) DNS
4 1 (0.67%) LDAP
4 1 (0.67%) ATM
4 1 (0.67%) DHCP
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.00%) MySQL
3 11 (7.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (7.33%) Redis
4 6 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.00%) DB2
5 5 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.67%) Base SAS
6 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.33%) Big Data
8 2 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.33%) DataStage
8 2 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.33%) DTS
8 2 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.67%) GDB
3 3 (2.00%) Subversion
4 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.33%) Toad
5 1 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.67%) Sublime Text
5 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.67%) RSpec
5 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (14.67%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Games
3 8 (5.33%) Retail
4 7 (4.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (4.00%) Banking
6 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.33%) Marketing
7 2 (1.33%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.33%) Military
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.00%) HTML
2 31 (20.67%) .NET
3 27 (18.00%) CSS
4 23 (15.33%) HTML5
5 20 (13.33%) CSS3
6 14 (9.33%) XML
6 14 (9.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 13 (8.67%) AngularJS
8 12 (8.00%) ASP.NET
9 11 (7.33%) LAMP
9 11 (7.33%) Ember.js
9 11 (7.33%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (7.33%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (7.33%) Web Services
10 10 (6.67%) jQuery
11 7 (4.67%) WCF
12 6 (4.00%) .NET Framework
13 5 (3.33%) Spring
13 5 (3.33%) Ajax
13 5 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Open Source
2 11 (7.33%) Wiki
3 8 (5.33%) AS400
4 4 (2.67%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.00%) iSeries
6 2 (1.33%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.33%) Xbox
6 2 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.33%) Statistics
6 2 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.67%) SCORM
7 1 (0.67%) Derivative
7 1 (0.67%) GIS
7 1 (0.67%) DTV
7 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.33%) Windows
2 10 (6.67%) Linux
3 8 (5.33%) UNIX
4 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.33%) Debian
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.67%) SUSE
6 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (10.67%) TDD
3 14 (9.33%) OO
4 13 (8.67%) Software Engineering
4 13 (8.67%) BDD
5 12 (8.00%) Automated Testing
5 12 (8.00%) Web Development
6 11 (7.33%) Web Application Development
6 11 (7.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 10 (6.67%) MVC
8 9 (6.00%) WFM
9 7 (4.67%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (4.67%) Migration
10 6 (4.00%) Scrum
10 6 (4.00%) Product Management
10 6 (4.00%) Test Scripting
11 5 (3.33%) Data Analysis
11 5 (3.33%) Game Development
11 5 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (3.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.67%) SQL
2 32 (21.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.67%) C#
4 19 (12.67%) RPG
5 18 (12.00%) RPG IV
6 17 (11.33%) Java
7 13 (8.67%) Ruby
8 12 (8.00%) C
9 10 (6.67%) C++
9 10 (6.67%) PHP
9 10 (6.67%) VB
9 10 (6.67%) VB.NET
10 9 (6.00%) VB6
11 7 (4.67%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.67%) VBScript
12 4 (2.67%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.00%) Perl
13 3 (2.00%) Scala
14 2 (1.33%) JCL
14 2 (1.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.00%) CDISC
3 2 (1.33%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (8.00%) Oracle
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.67%) Cisco
4 5 (3.33%) IBM
5 4 (2.67%) Confirmit
6 3 (2.00%) Netezza
6 3 (2.00%) Zend
7 2 (1.33%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.33%) SAP
7 2 (1.33%) JBoss
7 2 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.33%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.67%) ESRI
8 1 (0.67%) Perforce
8 1 (0.67%) Huawei
8 1 (0.67%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.67%) Nortel
8 1 (0.67%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.67%) Cognos
8 1 (0.67%) Sybase
Berkshire
TRG
Rate: 325-400 Per Day
Posted: 20 days ago