The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.38 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +16.66%
Programmer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian 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
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
32 47 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 94.12% 95.92% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 35 27
Average daily rate £348 £325 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -7.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £215 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £406 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
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Programmer
Scotland