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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 182 143 194
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +51
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 68 90 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 1.05% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.13% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 25
Average daily rate
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£325 £329 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
- +12.00%
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
8933 7989 8647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.91% 92.93% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5027 4266 4065
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 497 617
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.12 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -12 24 £345 -9.21% 6
Berkshire +8 14 £325 +51.16% 5
Surrey -15 13 £278 +22.65% 5
Buckinghamshire -10 8 £425 +19.71%
Oxfordshire -12 5 £325 +8.33% 4
East Sussex -9 4 £310 +3.33%
Kent -10 3 - -
West Sussex - 3 £350 - 4
Isle of Wight - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 48 (30.19%) SQL
1 48 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (27.04%) HTML
3 40 (25.16%) .NET
4 39 (24.53%) JavaScript
5 32 (20.13%) CSS
6 30 (18.87%) C#
7 29 (18.24%) SQL Server
8 22 (13.84%) HTML5
9 19 (11.95%) ASP.NET
9 19 (11.95%) Finance
10 18 (11.32%) OO
10 18 (11.32%) RPG
10 18 (11.32%) jQuery
11 17 (10.69%) RPG IV
11 17 (10.69%) CSS3
11 17 (10.69%) Java
11 17 (10.69%) TDD
12 16 (10.06%) Windows
12 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
13 15 (9.43%) Oracle
13 15 (9.43%) WebSphere
13 15 (9.43%) AngularJS
13 15 (9.43%) Open Source
14 14 (8.81%) KnockoutJS
14 14 (8.81%) PHP
15 13 (8.18%) Ruby
15 13 (8.18%) Automated Testing
15 13 (8.18%) Node.js
16 12 (7.55%) Software Engineering

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (9.43%) WebSphere
2 13 (8.18%) Node.js
3 11 (6.92%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.77%) SAS
5 4 (2.52%) IIS
5 4 (2.52%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.52%) K2 blackpearl
6 3 (1.89%) Documentum
6 3 (1.89%) OpenEdge
7 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.63%) Apache
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.63%) CICS
8 1 (0.63%) Drupal
8 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.77%) MS Office
3 3 (1.89%) MS Project
4 2 (1.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.63%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.63%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Magento
2 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.63%) Staffware
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.63%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.63%) Heroku
1 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.52%) IPv4
2 4 (2.52%) IPv6
3 2 (1.26%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) 3G
4 1 (0.63%) Telnet
4 1 (0.63%) 2G
4 1 (0.63%) SSH
4 1 (0.63%) LTE
4 1 (0.63%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.63%) DNS
4 1 (0.63%) LDAP
4 1 (0.63%) ATM
4 1 (0.63%) DHCP
4 1 (0.63%) HTTP
4 1 (0.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.92%) Redis
2 11 (6.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (6.29%) MySQL
3 10 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (3.14%) DB2
6 5 (3.14%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.52%) Base SAS
7 4 (2.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (6.29%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.40%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (4.40%) GDB
3 4 (2.52%) Subversion
4 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.26%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.26%) Toad
6 1 (0.63%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.63%) RSpec
6 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.63%) Sublime Text
General
1 19 (11.95%) Finance
2 8 (5.03%) Games
3 7 (4.40%) Retail
4 6 (3.77%) Banking
5 4 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.89%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.26%) Military
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (27.04%) HTML
2 40 (25.16%) .NET
3 32 (20.13%) CSS
4 22 (13.84%) HTML5
5 19 (11.95%) ASP.NET
6 18 (11.32%) jQuery
7 17 (10.69%) CSS3
8 15 (9.43%) AngularJS
9 14 (8.81%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (7.55%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (6.92%) XML
11 11 (6.92%) Ember.js
11 11 (6.92%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (5.66%) LAMP
13 8 (5.03%) Web Services
13 8 (5.03%) Ajax
13 8 (5.03%) WCF
14 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (3.77%) .NET Framework
16 5 (3.14%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.43%) Open Source
2 11 (6.92%) Wiki
3 8 (5.03%) AS400
4 4 (2.52%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.89%) iSeries
6 2 (1.26%) Xbox
6 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.26%) Statistics
6 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.26%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.63%) Social Network
7 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.63%) SCORM
7 1 (0.63%) Derivative
7 1 (0.63%) GIS
7 1 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.06%) Windows
2 12 (7.55%) Linux
3 6 (3.77%) UNIX
4 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.26%) Debian
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) SUSE
6 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (11.32%) OO
3 17 (10.69%) TDD
4 13 (8.18%) Automated Testing
5 12 (7.55%) Software Engineering
5 12 (7.55%) Web Development
5 12 (7.55%) MVC
6 11 (6.92%) BDD
6 11 (6.92%) Web Application Development
6 11 (6.92%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 10 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (5.66%) WFM
8 9 (5.66%) Scrum
9 7 (4.40%) Embedded Software Development
9 7 (4.40%) Test Scripting
10 6 (3.77%) Product Management
10 6 (3.77%) ITIL
10 6 (3.77%) CRM
11 5 (3.14%) ETL
11 5 (3.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (30.19%) SQL
2 39 (24.53%) JavaScript
3 30 (18.87%) C#
4 18 (11.32%) RPG
5 17 (10.69%) Java
5 17 (10.69%) RPG IV
6 14 (8.81%) PHP
7 13 (8.18%) Ruby
8 12 (7.55%) VB.NET
9 10 (6.29%) C
10 9 (5.66%) C++
10 9 (5.66%) VB
10 9 (5.66%) VB6
11 8 (5.03%) PL/SQL
12 7 (4.40%) Embedded C
13 5 (3.14%) Perl
14 3 (1.89%) COBOL
14 3 (1.89%) Python
14 3 (1.89%) VBScript
14 3 (1.89%) JCL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.03%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.40%) Degree
4 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.63%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.43%) Oracle
3 7 (4.40%) Cisco
4 5 (3.14%) IBM
5 3 (1.89%) Zend
5 3 (1.89%) Confirmit
6 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.26%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.26%) VMware
7 1 (0.63%) Huawei
7 1 (0.63%) ESRI
7 1 (0.63%) Perforce
7 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.63%) Sybase
7 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) Cognos
7 1 (0.63%) Nortel
7 1 (0.63%) Cerner
7 1 (0.63%) Ericsson
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