The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Stockport region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank - 5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport - 7.69% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £540 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.22 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.67% +11.80%
Job Titles Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
33 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 100.00% 92.31% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 13
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £501 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Programmer
Manchester

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

Programmer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java