The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 39 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.55% 1.31% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 1.45% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £296 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £110.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
Programmer
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 275 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 92.35% 89.87% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 147 158
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 45 43
Average hourly rate £13.98 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.15% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programmer across the South Yorkshire region.

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programmer across the South Yorkshire region.

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Sheffield -5 2 £500 +76.99%
Programmer
Yorkshire

Programmer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MFC
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Base SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MFC
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
1 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Perforce