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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 73 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 17 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.19% 1.12% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.23% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £239 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £428 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £115.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+505.26% +8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +57.89%
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
1327 1221 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.80% 90.78% 89.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 635 556
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 61 95
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -24.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Programmer Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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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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
Guildford -4 1 £225 -6.25% 1
Redhill - 1 £400 -
Woking - - - -
Lingfield - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) PL/SQL
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
4 7 (25.93%) Spring
4 7 (25.93%) JSF
5 5 (18.52%) ICEfaces
6 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 4 (14.81%) Web Services
6 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
6 4 (14.81%) JBoss
7 3 (11.11%) SAS
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 3 (11.11%) C#
7 3 (11.11%) C++
7 3 (11.11%) SOAP
7 3 (11.11%) Finance
7 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.11%) RESTful
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (7.41%) R
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (7.41%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (7.41%) Statistics
8 2 (7.41%) Spotfire
8 2 (7.41%) CDISC
8 2 (7.41%) jQuery

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (14.81%) JBoss
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.11%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) Spotfire
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
1 7 (25.93%) Spring
1 7 (25.93%) JSF
2 5 (18.52%) ICEfaces
3 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
4 3 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (7.41%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (7.41%) Middleware
5 2 (7.41%) jQuery
5 2 (7.41%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.41%) CSS
5 2 (7.41%) WinForms
6 1 (3.70%) Swing
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (3.70%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Statistics
3 1 (3.70%) Animation
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.70%) TDD
3 1 (3.70%) Data Management
3 1 (3.70%) OO
3 1 (3.70%) CRM
3 1 (3.70%) OOD
3 1 (3.70%) SOA
3 1 (3.70%) MVC
3 1 (3.70%) SEO
3 1 (3.70%) Web Analytics
3 1 (3.70%) Biostatistics
3 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
3 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.70%) Game Development
3 1 (3.70%) Analytics
3 1 (3.70%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) PL/SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) C
5 2 (7.41%) R
6 1 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) VB6
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) CDISC
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft