The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 0.30% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £282 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
Software 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
404 318 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 93.52% 96.66% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 232 253
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Software Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Software Programmer
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL