The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 102 110 117
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 7 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.32% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.35% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 9
Median daily rate £288 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £380 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £460 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
Programmer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1832 2297 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.90% 92.03% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1013 1191 1306
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 143 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.90 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £47.50 £24.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Programmer in the job title.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +8 3 £363 -14.70% 1
Reading +5 2 £250 -44.44%
Bracknell +1 1 - -
Programmer
South East

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
1 7 (50.00%) Python
1 7 (50.00%) JSON
1 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 7 (50.00%) Django
1 7 (50.00%) System Testing
1 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (50.00%) web2py
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Delphi
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) MS Office
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) MS Access
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Siemens
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Bower
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Grunt
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Django
1 7 (50.00%) JSON
1 7 (50.00%) web2py
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML5
3 1 (7.14%) Java EE
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) LINQ
3 1 (7.14%) NancyFx
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 7 (50.00%) System Testing
1 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Android Development
2 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) OOP
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
2 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Web Development
2 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Delphi
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Allen-Bradley
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Rockwell
2 1 (7.14%) Siemens
2 1 (7.14%) Xamarin