The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport 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 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank - 13 8
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport - 2.63% 17.86%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.70% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £26.90
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +20.81%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Stockport 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
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 82.61% 97.37% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 11
Average daily rate £300 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £12.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +105.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £33.00 £14.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Stockport