The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 125 90 100
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 18 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.59% 0.89% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.95% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-0.45% +3.65%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 1999 2857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.03% 93.89% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1236 1721
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 136 192
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Programmer
England

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programmer across the South West region.

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programmer across the South West region.

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Bristol -16 6 £363 - 3
Devon -10 3 £375 +7.14%
Somerset -19 3 £513 +192.85% 1
Dorset +8 2 - -
Wiltshire -10 2 £513 +20.58% 2
Gloucestershire -18 2 £293 - 1
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 29 (58.00%) .NET
2 25 (50.00%) C#
3 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
4 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (32.00%) HTML
5 16 (32.00%) CSS
6 13 (26.00%) jQuery
7 12 (24.00%) SQL
7 12 (24.00%) Scrum
8 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 10 (20.00%) MVC
8 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
9 9 (18.00%) HTML5
10 8 (16.00%) Windows
10 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.00%) SAS
11 7 (14.00%) Java
11 7 (14.00%) CMS
11 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
11 7 (14.00%) CSS3
12 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (12.00%) LAMP
12 6 (12.00%) Finance
12 6 (12.00%) Web Services
13 5 (10.00%) MySQL
13 5 (10.00%) UML
13 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
13 5 (10.00%) Git (software)

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (14.00%) SAS
1 7 (14.00%) CMS
2 4 (8.00%) IIS
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) Drupal
4 2 (4.00%) Escenic
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) DVB
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.00%) Big Data
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQLite
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) MSTest
4 1 (2.00%) Moq
4 1 (2.00%) Hudson
4 1 (2.00%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.00%) NuGet
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.00%) Xcode
4 1 (2.00%) NUnit
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) .NET
2 16 (32.00%) CSS
2 16 (32.00%) HTML
3 13 (26.00%) jQuery
4 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (18.00%) HTML5
6 7 (14.00%) CSS3
6 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (12.00%) Web Services
7 6 (12.00%) LAMP
8 5 (10.00%) WCF
9 4 (8.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (8.00%) XML
9 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (6.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (6.00%) REST
10 3 (6.00%) Sass
10 3 (6.00%) LESS
10 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) GIS
2 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (4.00%) Web 2.0
3 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.00%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.00%) IPTV
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) MPEG
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
4 1 (2.00%) RIA
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.00%) Open Source
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) zOS
3 1 (2.00%) MVS
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Scrum
2 10 (20.00%) MVC
2 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.00%) UML
4 4 (8.00%) OOD
4 4 (8.00%) TDD
5 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.00%) Project Management
6 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.00%) OOP
6 2 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (4.00%) RUP
6 2 (4.00%) CRM
6 2 (4.00%) Content Management
6 2 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.00%) Workflow
6 2 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) C#
2 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (14.00%) Java
6 3 (6.00%) PHP
7 2 (4.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) COBOL
7 2 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.00%) Scala
8 1 (2.00%) VB6
8 1 (2.00%) Fortran
8 1 (2.00%) Pascal
8 1 (2.00%) Prolog
8 1 (2.00%) JCL
8 1 (2.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
1 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Twitter
3 2 (4.00%) Google
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) ESRI
4 1 (2.00%) Telerik
4 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.00%) Ektron
South West England
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