The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Software Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank - 153 149
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.030% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.031% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Software 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
2688 3194 3045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.58% 95.54% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 2034 1945
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 225 171
Median hourly rate £27.75 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software 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 Software Programmer across the South West region.

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Software 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 Software Programmer across the South West region.

Software Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Software 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 Software Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) Simulink
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management

Software 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CA