The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 76 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.11% 1.01% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 1.06% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -65.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
852 946 1136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.71% 95.27% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 487 559
Median daily rate £390 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 34 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £24.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) PowerCenter
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
2 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Oozie
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Spark SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Java

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) PowerCenter
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Spark SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) MapReduce
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Cloudera
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy