The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 117 110 101
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 23 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.77% 0.30% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.32% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 4
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£388 £325 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +39.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £286 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £600 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £32.65
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -0.45%
Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2766 2195 1965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.73% 93.64% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1884 1327 1046
Average daily rate £351 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 110 121
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.58 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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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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
West Yorkshire -17 14 £375 +15.38% 7
South Yorkshire - 4 £388 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 14 (27.45%) Finance
3 11 (21.57%) Oracle
3 11 (21.57%) Java
3 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
4 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
4 10 (19.61%) IBM
5 9 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (15.69%) .NET
6 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle APEX
7 7 (13.73%) C++
7 7 (13.73%) Windows
7 7 (13.73%) Toad
7 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (13.73%) NHS
7 7 (13.73%) SQLPlus
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (11.76%) ETL
8 6 (11.76%) C#
8 6 (11.76%) VB
8 6 (11.76%) VB.NET
8 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (11.76%) VB6
9 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (9.80%) C

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (9.80%) SAS
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (5.88%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.96%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (13.73%) SQLPlus
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.88%) Base SAS
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.92%) OLAP
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (3.92%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Toad
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (1.96%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.96%) ERwin
5 1 (1.96%) WebSpeed
5 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Games
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) XML
3 3 (5.88%) ADO
4 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.92%) CSS
4 2 (3.92%) Web Services
4 2 (3.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) J2EE
5 1 (1.96%) WinForms
5 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.96%) jQuery
5 1 (1.96%) CAML
5 1 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) NHS
2 4 (7.84%) PACS
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) EPoS
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Life Science
4 1 (1.96%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.76%) ETL
4 5 (9.80%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.88%) Line Management
6 3 (5.88%) System Testing
6 3 (5.88%) Project Management
6 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.88%) UML
7 2 (3.92%) RUP
7 2 (3.92%) CRM
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL
7 2 (3.92%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.92%) Service Management
7 2 (3.92%) Scrum
7 2 (3.92%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (3.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) Java
2 11 (21.57%) PL/SQL
3 7 (13.73%) C++
4 6 (11.76%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) VB6
4 6 (11.76%) VB
4 6 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.80%) C
6 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.88%) VBA
7 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.92%) Python
8 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (1.96%) COBOL
9 1 (1.96%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) OCP
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle
2 10 (19.61%) IBM
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft