The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank - 42 35
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 0.47% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.51% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.28% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +18.18%
Programmer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
386 392 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 90.61% 92.89% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 298 254
Average daily rate £405 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 25
Average hourly rate £16.04 £20.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.81% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) Mule
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Mule ESB

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Mule
1 1 (50.00%) Mule ESB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk