The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 63 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.28% 0.72% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.78% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 17
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£425 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
- +8.35%
Programmer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
688 515 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.29% 93.13% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 332 400
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -17.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £36.90 £40.00
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 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 19 September 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 -8 2 £425 +30.76%
Corsham - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Programmer
South West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Image Processing
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) MSTest
2 1 (11.11%) Moq
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) LAMP
4 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) RIA
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Image Processing
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) FINREP
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore
2 1 (11.11%) ESRI