The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 86 72 90
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 7 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.43% 1.38% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.47% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 7
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£375 £335 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £175 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £430 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Programmer
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1514 1361 1758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.26% 93.99% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 749 924
Average daily rate £345 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 62 78
Average hourly rate £12.22 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.15% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 2 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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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 -5 3 £375 +114.28% 3
Halifax -9 3 £438 +37.79% 3
Wakefield - 1 £300 - 2
Huddersfield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Programmer
Yorkshire

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) SAS
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (23.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) ACF2
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Ab Initio
4 2 (15.38%) Unisys
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) RACF
4 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) COBOL

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (30.77%) SAS
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) ColdFusion
2 1 (7.69%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 3 (23.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.69%) Adabas
3 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
2 2 (15.38%) Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) UML
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) 3D Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.69%) C++
2 1 (7.69%) COBOL
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
2 1 (7.69%) NATURAL
2 1 (7.69%) SAS Macro
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) ACF2
1 2 (15.38%) RACF
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Ab Initio
2 2 (15.38%) Unisys
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) RedDot
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter
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