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 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 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 53 51 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 3 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.45% 1.20% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.26% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 11
Average daily rate
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£513 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-20.63% +20.00%
Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
627 555 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.16% 95.36% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 368 316
Average daily rate £368 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

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

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram 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 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
Swindon -9 2 £215 -49.41% 2
Chippenham - 1 £513 -
Corsham - 1 £513 -
Programmer
South West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (17.65%) CMS
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) jQuery
8 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (11.76%) Image Processing
8 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
8 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
8 2 (11.76%) WinForms
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) WCF
8 2 (11.76%) WPF

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) MSTest
2 1 (5.88%) Moq
2 1 (5.88%) Hudson
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Xcode
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) WinForms
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) WCF
3 2 (11.76%) WPF
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) RIA
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) zOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Image Processing
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Release Management
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) VB.NET
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) JCL
6 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) ESRI
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