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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 118 112 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 22 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.70% 0.99% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.07% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 16
Average daily rate
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£360 £271 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.71% -37.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £314 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £319
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £31.70
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +34.06%
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
2942 2977 2209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.63% 92.25% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1824 1810 1306
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 181 149
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Wiltshire +5 7 £288 - 2
Bristol +4 6 £360 +25.21% 3
Somerset +11 5 £363 -
Gloucestershire -13 3 £358 +48.95% 2
Avon - 1 - - 1
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (46.15%) SQL
2 18 (34.62%) Java
2 18 (34.62%) Security Cleared
3 17 (32.69%) .NET
4 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET
5 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
6 14 (26.92%) Windows
7 13 (25.00%) MS Access
8 12 (23.08%) Oracle
8 12 (23.08%) VB.NET
9 11 (21.15%) C#
9 11 (21.15%) HTML
9 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
10 10 (19.23%) CSS
11 9 (17.31%) VB
11 9 (17.31%) Scrum
11 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
11 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database
12 8 (15.38%) C
12 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
13 7 (13.46%) VBA
13 7 (13.46%) VB6
13 7 (13.46%) TDD
13 7 (13.46%) Waterfall

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (5.77%) SAS
2 2 (3.85%) Mule
2 2 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Mule ESB
2 2 (3.85%) LiveCycle
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) CICS
3 1 (1.92%) Apache
3 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Project
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Multicast
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) SNMP
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (25.00%) MS Access
3 9 (17.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.92%) DB2
8 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.92%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.92%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Toad
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.92%) ERwin
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Military
3 2 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) .NET
2 15 (28.85%) ASP.NET
3 11 (21.15%) HTML
3 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (19.23%) CSS
5 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (7.69%) JSON
6 4 (7.69%) Spring
7 3 (5.77%) Web Services
7 3 (5.77%) REST
8 2 (3.85%) Ext JS
8 2 (3.85%) GWT
8 2 (3.85%) jQuery
8 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
8 2 (3.85%) HTML5
8 2 (3.85%) LESS
8 2 (3.85%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Open Source
2 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.85%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.92%) Smartcard
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) Handset
3 1 (1.92%) AS400
3 1 (1.92%) iSeries
3 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.92%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (1.92%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.31%) Scrum
3 7 (13.46%) TDD
3 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
3 7 (13.46%) V-Model
4 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) MVC
5 4 (7.69%) Project Management
5 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.77%) OO
6 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Game Development
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.85%) Change Management
8 1 (1.92%) SOA
8 1 (1.92%) ETL
8 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.92%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) SQL
2 18 (34.62%) Java
3 12 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 11 (21.15%) C#
5 9 (17.31%) VB
6 8 (15.38%) C
6 8 (15.38%) PL/SQL
7 7 (13.46%) VBA
7 7 (13.46%) VB6
8 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.77%) C++
9 3 (5.77%) COBOL
10 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.92%) PHP
11 1 (1.92%) RPG
11 1 (1.92%) Python
11 1 (1.92%) JCL
11 1 (1.92%) RPG IV
11 1 (1.92%) LINC
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
1 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Google
3 2 (3.85%) Sencha
3 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.85%) Teradata
3 2 (3.85%) Adobe
3 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) CA
4 1 (1.92%) Informatica
4 1 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.92%) Siemens
4 1 (1.92%) Cognos
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.92%) Altiris
4 1 (1.92%) Infor
4 1 (1.92%) LANDesk
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