The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 60 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.15% 0.70% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.74% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
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£513 £563 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +114.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
-9.69% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
635 543 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.80% 95.10% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 353 330
Average daily rate £373 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 41
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 £13.68 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Programmer
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Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Software Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Software Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) ESRI
4 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) MSTest
4 1 (25.00%) Moq
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (25.00%) RIA
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Software 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 Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
2 1 (25.00%) Moq
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ESRI