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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 123 120 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 25 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.71% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.76% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 10
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£350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £220 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £170.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -10.71%
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
3119 3033 2052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.72% 93.41% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1981 1955 1274
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% +4.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 172 167
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -6 11 £318 +5.83% 2
Gloucestershire -8 4 £350 +55.55% 2
Wiltshire +5 3 £450 +5.88% 1
Dorset -1 2 £335 -
Devon - 1 - - 1
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 14 (34.15%) .NET
3 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (24.39%) Oracle
4 10 (24.39%) HTML
5 9 (21.95%) CSS
6 8 (19.51%) C#
6 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
7 7 (17.07%) Java
7 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
8 6 (14.63%) VB
8 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
8 6 (14.63%) Finance
8 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
9 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
9 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
9 5 (12.20%) XML
9 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.76%) SAS
10 4 (9.76%) Windows
10 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.76%) MVC
10 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (9.76%) Tableau
10 4 (9.76%) Web Development
10 4 (9.76%) jQuery

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4 (9.76%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.44%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) BPCS
1 2 (4.88%) BigMachines
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.88%) Base SAS
4 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.88%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.44%) DTS
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.44%) MS Access
5 1 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) Toad
3 1 (2.44%) JDeveloper
3 1 (2.44%) JIRA
3 1 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.44%) AccuRev
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 10 (24.39%) HTML
3 9 (21.95%) CSS
4 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.20%) XML
5 4 (9.76%) jQuery
6 3 (7.32%) JSON
6 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (7.32%) HTML5
7 2 (4.88%) WCF
7 2 (4.88%) Mason
7 2 (4.88%) Visualforce
7 2 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (4.88%) LESS
7 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 2 (4.88%) OpenGL
7 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.88%) WinForms
8 1 (2.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) AS400
2 2 (4.88%) iSeries
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.44%) Solaris
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (12.20%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.76%) MVC
3 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.76%) Web Development
4 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.88%) ERP
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) TDD
5 2 (4.88%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (4.88%) Coaching
6 1 (2.44%) Office Automation
6 1 (2.44%) OO
6 1 (2.44%) Data Transformation
6 1 (2.44%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.44%) JVM Tuning
6 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 8 (19.51%) T-SQL
2 8 (19.51%) C#
3 7 (17.07%) Java
3 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) VB
4 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
5 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
6 3 (7.32%) RPG
6 3 (7.32%) VB6
6 3 (7.32%) C++
7 2 (4.88%) COBOL
7 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 2 (4.88%) VBA
7 2 (4.88%) Python
7 2 (4.88%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.44%) RPG IV
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) XQuery
8 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) Tableau
4 2 (4.88%) Eloqua
4 2 (4.88%) Infor
4 2 (4.88%) Siebel
4 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Siemens
5 1 (2.44%) Talend
5 1 (2.44%) Xamarin
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