The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 88 77 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.15% 1.26% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 1.36% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 13
Average daily rate
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£550 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £30.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.63%
Programmer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1219 1175 1150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.14% 92.30% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 701 619
Average daily rate £400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 52 88
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.66 £13.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (33.33%) SOA
4 4 (33.33%) J2EE
4 4 (33.33%) Games
5 3 (25.00%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos Transformer
6 2 (16.67%) Node.js
6 2 (16.67%) Scala
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos
6 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (16.67%) WinForms
6 2 (16.67%) Toad
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Cognos Transformer
4 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Toad
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (16.67%) WinForms
4 1 (8.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
4 1 (8.33%) WF
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Animation
1 1 (8.33%) Online Games
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Game Development
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Scala
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft