The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Surrey 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 76 70 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 18 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.20% 1.09% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.18% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 19
Average daily rate £300 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £256 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.55%
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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1389 1183 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.23% 92.06% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 566 822
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 82 119
Average hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Programmer
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford -3 4 £345 - 1
Staines - 1 £225 -
Woking - - - - 2
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cranleigh - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
4 9 (25.71%) SAS
5 8 (22.86%) Finance
5 8 (22.86%) Degree
6 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (17.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) jQuery
8 5 (14.29%) Project Management
8 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.29%) Games
8 5 (14.29%) C#
8 5 (14.29%) HTML
8 5 (14.29%) Oracle
8 5 (14.29%) MS Office
8 5 (14.29%) Python
9 4 (11.43%) C
9 4 (11.43%) C++
9 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
9 4 (11.43%) Game Development
10 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
10 3 (8.57%) Market Research
10 3 (8.57%) Confirmit
10 3 (8.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (8.57%) CDISC
10 3 (8.57%) .NET
10 3 (8.57%) Windows
10 3 (8.57%) XML

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (25.71%) SAS
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) Base SAS
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) PVCS
2 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Grunt
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) HTML
1 5 (14.29%) jQuery
2 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) XML
2 3 (8.57%) XSLT
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.71%) OpenCL
4 1 (2.86%) Sass
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.86%) Unreal Engine
4 1 (2.86%) Marmalade SDK
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) RESTful
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.86%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) Direct3D
4 1 (2.86%) Flash
4 1 (2.86%) EDI
4 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) iSeries
2 1 (2.86%) Xbox
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.86%) Online Games
2 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
2 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (14.29%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Game Development
4 3 (8.57%) Market Research
4 3 (8.57%) Scrum
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Content Management
5 2 (5.71%) Information Management
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
5 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.71%) Software Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Process Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.71%) Code Coverage
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) OO
5 2 (5.71%) ETL
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.29%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (11.43%) C
4 4 (11.43%) C++
4 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.71%) RPG
5 2 (5.71%) RPG IV
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.86%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) CDISC
1 3 (8.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Confirmit
4 1 (2.86%) Perforce
4 1 (2.86%) Civica