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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 81 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 10 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.74% 1.10% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.18% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £380 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £36.51
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.83%
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
1255 1352 1152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.89% 92.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 777 567
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 74 89
Average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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
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 5 May 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 +6 3 £350 -22.22%
Leatherhead - 1 £500 -
Redhill - 1 £400 - 1
Godalming - 1 - -
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 17 (65.38%) Oracle
3 15 (57.69%) PL/SQL
4 11 (42.31%) Java
4 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
5 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
5 7 (26.92%) Spring
5 7 (26.92%) JSF
6 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
6 5 (19.23%) ICEfaces
7 4 (15.38%) C#
7 4 (15.38%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) J2EE
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
7 4 (15.38%) JBoss
7 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
7 4 (15.38%) SOA
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (11.54%) RESTful
8 3 (11.54%) SAS
8 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (11.54%) SOAP
8 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (7.69%) WinForms
9 2 (7.69%) MVC
9 2 (7.69%) Finance
9 2 (7.69%) Games
9 2 (7.69%) Oracle ADF

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (15.38%) JBoss
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.54%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.69%) Spotfire
4 2 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (3.85%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Toad
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
1 7 (26.92%) Spring
1 7 (26.92%) JSF
2 5 (19.23%) ICEfaces
3 4 (15.38%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) J2EE
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (11.54%) RESTful
4 3 (11.54%) SOAP
5 2 (7.69%) WinForms
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (3.85%) WCF
6 1 (3.85%) WPF
6 1 (3.85%) WF
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.85%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) Animation
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
3 1 (3.85%) Online Games
3 1 (3.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) SOA
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
4 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.69%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (7.69%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (3.85%) Biostatistics
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Game Development
5 1 (3.85%) Business Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) Analytics
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Scrum
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) PL/SQL
3 11 (42.31%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (7.69%) R
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) CDISC
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft