The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 23 July 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 West Yorkshire 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 91 82 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 7 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.42% 1.04% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.10% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -30.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-20.63% +20.00%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1573 1453 1770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 93.30% 94.35% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1005 764 1000
Average daily rate £345 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 64 89
Average hourly rate £13.20 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.13 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £45.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Programmer
Yorkshire

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -6 4 £323 +61.25% 2
Wakefield - 1 £300 - 2
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Programmer
Yorkshire

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) SAS
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) CICS
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
3 2 (14.29%) OLAP
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 2 (14.29%) LAMP
3 2 (14.29%) Unisys
3 2 (14.29%) RACF
3 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 2 (14.29%) SAS Macro
3 2 (14.29%) Base SAS
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) ACF2
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter
4 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (7.14%) 3D Programming
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (21.43%) SAS
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) CICS
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) OLAP
1 2 (14.29%) Base SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.14%) Adabas
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
1 2 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) zOS
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) 3D Programming
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
1 2 (14.29%) SAS Macro
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
2 1 (7.14%) NATURAL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) COBOL
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) RACF
1 2 (14.29%) ACF2
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Unisys
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) BMC
2 1 (7.14%) CA
2 1 (7.14%) Twitter
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
Halifax, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago