The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 36 40 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 9 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.24% 2.98% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 3.33% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 1
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£300 £210 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -11.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +57.89%
Programmer
North 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 Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
365 330 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 91.02% 89.43% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 199 57
Average daily rate £350 £250 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 23
Average hourly rate £11.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.60 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £27.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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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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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 3 £448 +113.52% 1
Gateshead - - - - 2
Programmer
North East

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
1 7 (41.18%) IBM
1 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
2 6 (35.29%) VB6
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (35.29%) FTP
2 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (35.29%) VB
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (29.41%) SAS
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
5 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
5 3 (17.65%) Data Security
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (17.65%) Java
6 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 2 (11.76%) UNIX
6 2 (11.76%) HPUX
6 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) SMS
6 2 (11.76%) zOS
6 2 (11.76%) MVS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (29.41%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) FTP
2 2 (11.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (11.76%) Base SAS
5 2 (11.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) Ajax
2 1 (5.88%) Java SE
2 1 (5.88%) Java EE
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) Java EE 5
2 1 (5.88%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) HP Superdome
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) HPUX
1 2 (11.76%) zOS
1 2 (11.76%) MVS
2 1 (5.88%) VME
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Data Security
2 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) VB
1 6 (35.29%) VB6
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) COBOL
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) OCP
1 1 (5.88%) OCA
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.88%) OCAJ
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica
4 1 (5.88%) EnterpriseDB
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