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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 88 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 10 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.83% 1.19% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.26% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 5
Average daily rate £420 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £345 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +189.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £43.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-65.71% +34.61%
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
1152 1347 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 95.60% 94.33% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 732 652
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 46 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reigate -1 2 £420 -4.00%
Leatherhead - 2 £375 -
Redhill - 1 £420 -
Programmer
South East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 16 (44.44%) SAS
3 15 (41.67%) Base SAS
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
5 13 (36.11%) Oracle
6 9 (25.00%) Java
6 9 (25.00%) Windows
7 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.22%) Linux
7 8 (22.22%) Eclipse
7 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 8 (22.22%) Migration
8 7 (19.44%) Java EE
8 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
9 6 (16.67%) R
9 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (16.67%) SAS Certification
9 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 6 (16.67%) XML
10 5 (13.89%) Unix
10 5 (13.89%) Ant
10 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
10 5 (13.89%) UML
10 5 (13.89%) Toad
10 5 (13.89%) Python
10 5 (13.89%) HTML
10 5 (13.89%) EJB
10 5 (13.89%) CSS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (44.44%) SAS
2 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) Base SAS
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
3 6 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (8.33%) MS Access
5 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 5 (13.89%) Ant
2 5 (13.89%) Maven
2 5 (13.89%) Subversion
2 5 (13.89%) Toad
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Java EE
2 6 (16.67%) XML
3 5 (13.89%) CSS
3 5 (13.89%) EJB
3 5 (13.89%) HTML
3 5 (13.89%) Java SE
3 5 (13.89%) JMS
3 5 (13.89%) JPA
3 5 (13.89%) JRules
3 5 (13.89%) JSF
3 5 (13.89%) SOAP
3 5 (13.89%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.78%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (2.78%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Mobile Games
2 1 (2.78%) EMV
2 1 (2.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (22.22%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) Process Management
2 5 (13.89%) UML
2 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile Development
3 2 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (2.78%) MVC
4 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.78%) SOLID
4 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.78%) TDD
4 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) R
5 5 (13.89%) Jython
5 5 (13.89%) Python
5 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
5 5 (13.89%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (5.56%) C
6 2 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) C++
6 2 (5.56%) Embedded C
6 2 (5.56%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) SAS Certification
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) VeriFone
3 1 (2.78%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft