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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 206 176 146
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 63 67 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.63% 0.72% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.78% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 42
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£350 £300 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £380 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £108.75 £44.75 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.01% +79.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £36.51
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.83%
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
9090 8596 7730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.35% 91.99% 92.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5037 4774 3874
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 456 605
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Programmer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 May 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
Hampshire -14 17 £340 -10.52% 6
Surrey -2 10 £375 +11.11% 2
Berkshire -6 9 £350 +27.27% 6
West Sussex -17 8 £363 +22.88%
East Sussex -12 6 £75 -72.72% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £375 +76.47% 3
Oxfordshire -22 5 £320 +2.40% 11
Kent -5 2 £620 +148.00%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 49 (35.51%) C#
2 45 (32.61%) SQL
3 44 (31.88%) .NET
4 40 (28.99%) Oracle
5 25 (18.12%) SQL Server
5 25 (18.12%) PL/SQL
6 21 (15.22%) Java
6 21 (15.22%) Finance
6 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
7 20 (14.49%) VB.NET
7 20 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET
9 17 (12.32%) XML
9 17 (12.32%) JavaScript
10 16 (11.59%) Visual Studio
10 16 (11.59%) Oracle Database
11 14 (10.14%) C++
11 14 (10.14%) Python
11 14 (10.14%) Software Engineering
11 14 (10.14%) Unit Testing
11 14 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
12 13 (9.42%) CSS
12 13 (9.42%) Windows
13 12 (8.70%) MS Office
13 12 (8.70%) Web Services
13 12 (8.70%) jQuery
14 11 (7.97%) WCF
14 11 (7.97%) HTML
14 11 (7.97%) Data Structures

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 10 (7.25%) SAS
2 4 (2.90%) JBoss
2 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.45%) Drupal
4 1 (0.72%) WordPress
4 1 (0.72%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.72%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.70%) MS Office
3 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.45%) Simulink
5 1 (0.72%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (6.52%) SmartPlant
2 3 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.72%) Endur
4 1 (0.72%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.90%) Internet
2 3 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.45%) Intranet
3 2 (1.45%) LAN
3 2 (1.45%) WLAN
3 2 (1.45%) WAN
3 2 (1.45%) FTP
3 2 (1.45%) SNMP
3 2 (1.45%) APPN
4 1 (0.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.59%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.80%) MS Access
4 5 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.62%) DB2
4 5 (3.62%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (3.62%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.17%) Base SAS
6 3 (2.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.45%) MySQL
7 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (1.45%) Cognos Transformer
7 2 (1.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (11.59%) Visual Studio
2 14 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.07%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.90%) PhantomJS
4 4 (2.90%) Mocha
4 4 (2.90%) QUnit
4 4 (2.90%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.45%) Toad
6 1 (0.72%) Subversion
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.72%) MSBuild
General
1 21 (15.22%) Finance
2 8 (5.80%) Games
3 5 (3.62%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.90%) Banking
5 3 (2.17%) Retail
5 3 (2.17%) Military
6 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.45%) Marketing
7 1 (0.72%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (31.88%) .NET
2 18 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 17 (12.32%) XML
4 13 (9.42%) CSS
5 12 (8.70%) Web Services
5 12 (8.70%) jQuery
6 11 (7.97%) WCF
6 11 (7.97%) HTML
7 9 (6.52%) WPF
7 9 (6.52%) RESTful
8 8 (5.80%) JSON
8 8 (5.80%) Spring
8 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (5.07%) JSF
9 7 (5.07%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.62%) J2EE
10 5 (3.62%) ICEfaces
10 5 (3.62%) D3.js
11 4 (2.90%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.97%) Data Structures
2 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.80%) Open Source
2 8 (5.80%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (3.62%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.90%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.90%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.90%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.17%) Physics
6 3 (2.17%) Life Science
6 3 (2.17%) Animation
6 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.17%) User Experience
7 2 (1.45%) Xbox
7 2 (1.45%) Statistics
7 2 (1.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.42%) Windows
2 5 (3.62%) Solaris
2 5 (3.62%) Windows 7
2 5 (3.62%) UNIX
3 4 (2.90%) Linux
4 3 (2.17%) zOS
4 3 (2.17%) Android
5 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (10.14%) Software Engineering
2 14 (10.14%) Unit Testing
3 10 (7.25%) Scrum
4 9 (6.52%) MVC
4 9 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (5.07%) Web Application Development
6 7 (5.07%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.35%) RAD
7 6 (4.35%) TDD
7 6 (4.35%) Migration
7 6 (4.35%) System Testing
7 6 (4.35%) Analytics
8 5 (3.62%) Coaching
8 5 (3.62%) ITIL
8 5 (3.62%) OO
8 5 (3.62%) Validation
9 4 (2.90%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (35.51%) C#
2 45 (32.61%) SQL
3 25 (18.12%) PL/SQL
4 21 (15.22%) Java
5 20 (14.49%) VB.NET
6 17 (12.32%) JavaScript
7 14 (10.14%) C++
7 14 (10.14%) Python
8 10 (7.25%) VBA
8 10 (7.25%) C
9 9 (6.52%) PHP
10 8 (5.80%) T-SQL
10 8 (5.80%) VB
11 6 (4.35%) XAML
12 5 (3.62%) Lua
12 5 (3.62%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.17%) VB6
14 2 (1.45%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.45%) R
14 2 (1.45%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 10 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.80%) Degree
4 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.72%) MCITP
5 1 (0.72%) MCSE
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) CDISC
2 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) Samba
2 1 (0.72%) NFS
Vendors
1 40 (28.99%) Oracle
2 21 (15.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.07%) Intergraph
4 6 (4.35%) Telerik
5 5 (3.62%) SAP
6 4 (2.90%) IBM
6 4 (2.90%) Remedy
7 3 (2.17%) BMC
8 2 (1.45%) Cognos
8 2 (1.45%) Apple
9 1 (0.72%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.72%) Zend
9 1 (0.72%) Splunk
9 1 (0.72%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.72%) Cerner
9 1 (0.72%) Informatica
9 1 (0.72%) Adobe
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