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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 108 86 92
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 16 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.60% 1.28% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.36% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 7
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£400 £283 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.59% -21.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £185 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £367 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £110.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +547.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -
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
2461 2129 2255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.73% 93.87% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1228 1078
Average daily rate £355 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 121 154
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
West Yorkshire -17 12 £400 +46.11% 7
South Yorkshire -1 3 £450 +51.89% 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (47.83%) SAS
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 5 (21.74%) Python
5 5 (21.74%) Banking
5 5 (21.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (17.39%) Ruby
6 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
6 4 (17.39%) MVC
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) PHP
7 3 (13.04%) C++
7 3 (13.04%) OLAP
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) Games
7 3 (13.04%) Ab Initio
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Data Management
7 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
7 3 (13.04%) Node.js
7 3 (13.04%) Base SAS
7 3 (13.04%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (8.70%) Graphite
8 2 (8.70%) User Experience
8 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
8 2 (8.70%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (47.83%) SAS
2 3 (13.04%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) ColdFusion
3 1 (4.35%) CICS
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 5 (21.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (13.04%) OLAP
3 3 (13.04%) Base SAS
3 3 (13.04%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.70%) Redis
4 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.35%) Adabas
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (4.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Synon
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Games
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Unreal Engine
1 2 (8.70%) jQuery
1 2 (8.70%) LAMP
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.70%) XML
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) MFC
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 2
2 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.35%) Memcached
2 1 (4.35%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) AS400
4 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.35%) Animation
4 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) MVC
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) Data Management
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) Security Management
3 2 (8.70%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) ETL
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Security
4 1 (4.35%) Workflow
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) PHP
4 3 (13.04%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.70%) SAS Macro
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.35%) VBA
6 1 (4.35%) RPG
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) COBOL
6 1 (4.35%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.35%) NATURAL
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Graphite
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) RedDot
3 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.35%) Tealeaf
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago