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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 82 73 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 13 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.87% 1.28% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.38% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Average daily rate
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£278 £270 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -36.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £215 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.38 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +16.66%
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
1394 1231 1157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.87% 92.91% 91.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 750 620
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 66 92
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 2014.

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
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 30 October 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
Guildford -10 5 £300 +39.53%
Staines +1 4 £325 -
Woking +1 3 £278 +29.06%
Godalming - 1 £275 -
Reigate - 1 - -
Horley - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 10 (34.48%) HTML
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (27.59%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
3 7 (24.14%) Windows
4 6 (20.69%) MS Office
4 6 (20.69%) C++
4 6 (20.69%) jQuery
5 5 (17.24%) C#
5 5 (17.24%) VB
5 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
5 5 (17.24%) XML
5 5 (17.24%) VB6
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Games
6 4 (13.79%) Degree
6 4 (13.79%) Linux
6 4 (13.79%) COM+
6 4 (13.79%) IIS
6 4 (13.79%) MySQL
6 4 (13.79%) PHP
6 4 (13.79%) CRM
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
7 3 (10.34%) Data Quality

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 (13.79%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) Documentum
3 2 (6.90%) SAS
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) WordPress
4 1 (3.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) 3G
1 1 (3.45%) Telnet
1 1 (3.45%) 2G
1 1 (3.45%) DHCP
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) SNMP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
1 1 (3.45%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.90%) DTS
5 1 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.45%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.45%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (13.79%) Games
2 3 (10.34%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 8 (27.59%) .NET
3 6 (20.69%) jQuery
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.24%) XML
5 4 (13.79%) COM+
6 3 (10.34%) CSS
7 2 (6.90%) LAMP
7 2 (6.90%) Middleware
7 2 (6.90%) Unreal Engine
8 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (3.45%) RESTful
8 1 (3.45%) EDI
8 1 (3.45%) Swing
8 1 (3.45%) XSLT
8 1 (3.45%) SOAP
8 1 (3.45%) Web Services
8 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
8 1 (3.45%) CSLA.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Xbox
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.45%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (13.79%) CRM
1 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) Market Research
2 3 (10.34%) Game Development
2 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
2 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Scrum
3 2 (6.90%) OO
3 2 (6.90%) ETL
3 2 (6.90%) MVC
3 2 (6.90%) DRM
4 1 (3.45%) Line Management
4 1 (3.45%) Coaching
4 1 (3.45%) Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) C++
4 5 (17.24%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) VB
4 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
4 5 (17.24%) VB6
5 4 (13.79%) PHP
6 3 (10.34%) VBScript
7 1 (3.45%) Scala
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Confirmit
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Talend
4 1 (3.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.45%) Nortel
4 1 (3.45%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.45%) Zend
4 1 (3.45%) Huawei