The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 136 127 118
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 4 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.81% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.85% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 23
Median daily rate £325 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £353 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £473 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £44.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2634 3075 3143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.09% 95.85% 96.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1727 2068 2026
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 157 226
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -10 2 £363 -19.44% 4
Somerset +21 1 - - 3
Bristol +6 1 £275 -24.13% 4
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) Back Office
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos Impromptu
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) Migration

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CICS
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (9.09%) NServiceBus
1 1 (9.09%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (18.18%) Cognos Impromptu
1 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Lumira
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (9.09%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Spotfire
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (9.09%) Grails
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (9.09%) React
1 1 (9.09%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Release Management
2 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) COBOL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) LINC
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Micro Focus
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Unisys
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