The first table below looks at the demand for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 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 Wiltshire 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
Programmer
Rank 52 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 16 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.24% 2.11% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 2.24% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
Average daily rate £325 £550 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +64.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.22 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.67% +11.80%
Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
646 446 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 90.60% 94.09% 92.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 316 370
Average daily rate £371 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 56
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.40 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.10% -38.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.42 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Programmer
South West

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -21 3 £325 -40.90%
Salisbury - 3 - - 1
Chippenham - - - -
Programmer
South West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) VB.NET
5 9 (29.03%) Scrum
6 8 (25.81%) CMS
6 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
7 7 (22.58%) HTML
7 7 (22.58%) CSS
8 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 6 (19.35%) Python
9 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.13%) Java
9 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
10 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
10 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
10 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
10 4 (12.90%) WPF
10 4 (12.90%) jQuery
10 4 (12.90%) Windows
10 4 (12.90%) Content Management
10 4 (12.90%) WinForms
11 3 (9.68%) MVC
11 3 (9.68%) Finance
11 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
11 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
11 3 (9.68%) zOS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 8 (25.81%) CMS
2 3 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Xcode
3 1 (3.23%) NUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.23%) Hudson
3 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
4 4 (12.90%) WinForms
4 4 (12.90%) WPF
4 4 (12.90%) jQuery
5 3 (9.68%) REST
6 2 (6.45%) XML
6 2 (6.45%) XML Messaging
6 2 (6.45%) Servlets
6 2 (6.45%) SOAP
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Physics
3 1 (3.23%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) zOS
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Scrum
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) Content Management
4 3 (9.68%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Validation
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) Information Management
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.45%) Image Processing
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.23%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Release Management
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C#
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) VB.NET
4 6 (19.35%) Python
5 5 (16.13%) Java
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) COBOL
7 1 (3.23%) JCL
7 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
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