The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 24 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 Swindon 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 45 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.46% 3.44% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 3.59% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 6
Average daily rate - £550 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +64.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £319 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.95% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.70 £29.66
% change year-on-year
+34.06% +6.87%
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
386 251 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 89.35% 95.80% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 198 246
Average daily rate £400 £409 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.20% +9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 15
Average hourly rate £14.63 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.20 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Programmer
Wiltshire

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programmer across the Swindon region.

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programmer across the Swindon region.

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (27.27%) Sitecore
2 3 (27.27%) Content Management
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) zOS
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) CMS
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (27.27%) CMS
1 3 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Xcode
1 1 (9.09%) NUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
1 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) iPhone
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) zOS
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Content Management
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
2 1 (9.09%) OO
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) OOD
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Sitecore
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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