The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 107 94 92
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 33 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 1.22% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.32% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 17
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£310 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £325 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +288.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
2999 2266 2328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.98% 92.41% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1952 1393 1385
Average daily rate £385 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £476 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 160 192
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Bristol -1 11 £283 - 3
Dorset +2 7 £375 +66.66% 2
Gloucestershire -11 6 £340 - 2
Wiltshire -17 5 £288 -
Somerset -4 1 - - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 26 (41.27%) SQL
2 21 (33.33%) C#
3 18 (28.57%) .NET
3 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
5 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
5 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 14 (22.22%) Windows
7 13 (20.63%) Oracle
8 12 (19.05%) C
9 11 (17.46%) Java
9 11 (17.46%) MS Access
10 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
11 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (14.29%) VB
11 9 (14.29%) VB.NET
11 9 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
12 8 (12.70%) Finance
12 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
12 8 (12.70%) C++
12 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
13 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
13 7 (11.11%) HTML
13 7 (11.11%) VB6
13 7 (11.11%) TDD
14 6 (9.52%) Subversion

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (9.52%) SAS
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.17%) LiveCycle
3 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Project
2 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.59%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Multicast
2 3 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) SNMP
3 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.59%) DVB
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) MS Access
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
4 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (7.94%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.52%) Subversion
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.59%) ERwin
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Games
3 5 (7.94%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.35%) Military
5 2 (3.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) .NET
2 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 7 (11.11%) HTML
4 6 (9.52%) CSS
4 6 (9.52%) Web Services
4 6 (9.52%) OpenGL
4 6 (9.52%) DirectX
4 6 (9.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 4 (6.35%) REST
6 3 (4.76%) GWT
6 3 (4.76%) JSON
6 3 (4.76%) Ext JS
6 3 (4.76%) J2SE
6 3 (4.76%) J2EE
6 3 (4.76%) XML
6 3 (4.76%) Spring
7 2 (3.17%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) 3D Graphics
1 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
1 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.94%) Open Source
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.59%) iSeries
5 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.59%) MPEG
5 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.59%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.59%) DTV
5 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.59%) Handset
5 1 (1.59%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
3 4 (6.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
3 7 (11.11%) TDD
4 6 (9.52%) Scrum
4 6 (9.52%) V-Model
4 6 (9.52%) Game Development
4 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.35%) Project Management
6 4 (6.35%) Migration
7 3 (4.76%) Software Deployment
7 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.17%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Workflow
8 2 (3.17%) ETL
8 2 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.59%) Kimball Methodology
9 1 (1.59%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) SQL
2 21 (33.33%) C#
3 12 (19.05%) C
4 11 (17.46%) Java
5 9 (14.29%) VB
5 9 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
6 8 (12.70%) C++
7 7 (11.11%) VB6
8 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 5 (7.94%) VBA
10 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.59%) RPG IV
11 1 (1.59%) LINC
11 1 (1.59%) Python
11 1 (1.59%) SAPscript
11 1 (1.59%) ABAP
11 1 (1.59%) PHP
11 1 (1.59%) RPG
11 1 (1.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) vSphere
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
1 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Sencha
3 3 (4.76%) Adobe
3 3 (4.76%) Google
4 2 (3.17%) Teradata
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.17%) Tableau
5 1 (1.59%) Infor
5 1 (1.59%) Cognos
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) CA
5 1 (1.59%) Informatica
5 1 (1.59%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (1.59%) Altiris
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