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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 76 55 85
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 16 35 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.19% 2.65% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 2.87% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £213 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.80
% change year-on-year
- +10.06%
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
1243 1221 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 92.35% 92.50% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 742 578
Average daily rate £368 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 62 104
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.75 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Epsom +9 5 £278 -30.62%
Staines +4 4 £325 -
Guildford +1 3 £258 +19.76%
Horley - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (37.04%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.93%) Degree
4 6 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) MS Office
5 5 (18.52%) XML
5 5 (18.52%) C#
5 5 (18.52%) C++
5 5 (18.52%) VB
5 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
5 5 (18.52%) SAS
5 5 (18.52%) VB6
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Games
6 4 (14.81%) jQuery
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (14.81%) IIS
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (14.81%) COM+
7 3 (11.11%) CDISC
7 3 (11.11%) Linux
7 3 (11.11%) VBScript

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (18.52%) SAS
2 4 (14.81%) IIS
3 3 (11.11%) Documentum
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) LDAP
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) SNMP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) 3G
1 1 (3.70%) Telnet
1 1 (3.70%) 2G
1 1 (3.70%) LTE
1 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) DTS
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (14.81%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) XML
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.81%) COM+
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 2 (7.41%) Middleware
5 2 (7.41%) LAMP
5 2 (7.41%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) Ajax
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.70%) CSLA.NET
6 1 (3.70%) RESTful
6 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (3.70%) OpenCL
6 1 (3.70%) CSS
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Social Network
2 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.70%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Project Management
1 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.11%) Market Research
2 3 (11.11%) Game Development
2 3 (11.11%) CRM
2 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.41%) MVC
3 2 (7.41%) ETL
3 2 (7.41%) DRM
3 2 (7.41%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.70%) Information Management
4 1 (3.70%) Document Management
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
4 1 (3.70%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) C#
4 5 (18.52%) C++
4 5 (18.52%) VB
4 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
4 5 (18.52%) VB6
5 3 (11.11%) VBScript
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) CDISC
1 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Confirmit
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.70%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.70%) Talend
4 1 (3.70%) Nortel
4 1 (3.70%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.70%) Huawei
4 1 (3.70%) Zend