The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Walsall 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 17 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 Walsall 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 £225
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £32.00
Job Titles Category
Walsall
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
28 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Walsall 96.55% 88.89% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 8
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £105 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £342 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.61 £10.28 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% -57.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Software Programmer
West Midlands

Software Programmer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Symfony
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) REST

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Walsall 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Symfony
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP