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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 113 106 115
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 8 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.33% 0.88% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.94% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 8
Average daily rate
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£406 £300 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £206 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £32.30
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +8.35%
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
2233 2015 2525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.08% 93.42% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1103 1310
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 121 121
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
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 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 18 September 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 18 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
West Yorkshire -10 7 £375 +20.00% 4
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) SAS
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) Twitter
4 3 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) Maven
5 2 (13.33%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) RACF
5 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (13.33%) Unisys
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Spring Integration

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (26.67%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) ColdFusion
2 1 (6.67%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) Adabas
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) Ajax
3 2 (13.33%) Java EE
3 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Spring Integration
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (6.67%) WCF
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Security Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) 3D Programming
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (6.67%) NATURAL
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) COBOL
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) RACF
1 2 (13.33%) ACF2
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Twitter
2 2 (13.33%) Unisys
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) RedDot
3 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
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