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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 68 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 10 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.04% 0.75% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.77% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Median daily rate £390 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £410 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £329
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +8.84%
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 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
926 1167 1214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.16% 97.01% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 592 689
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 69
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £42.50 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Milton Keynes +5 4 £450 +28.57%
Aylesbury - 1 £330 -
Buckingham - 1 - -
Marlow - 1 - -
Programmer
South East

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) SAS
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) Unix
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 4 (25.00%) Big Data
5 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
6 3 (18.75%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (18.75%) Spark Streaming
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) HDFS
6 3 (18.75%) Impala
6 3 (18.75%) HBase
6 3 (18.75%) Apache Pig
6 3 (18.75%) Sqoop
6 3 (18.75%) Cloudera
6 3 (18.75%) Apache Flume
6 3 (18.75%) MapReduce

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 6 (37.50%) SAS
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Pig
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Spark
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Big Data
1 4 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Hive
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) Hadoop
2 3 (18.75%) HBase
2 3 (18.75%) Impala
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Sqoop
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 2 (12.50%) PowerCenter
4 1 (6.25%) Base SAS
4 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) Java EE
2 3 (18.75%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (18.75%) Spring
3 2 (12.50%) HTML5
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) JSP
3 2 (12.50%) Struts
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) XSLT
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
4 1 (6.25%) WSDL
4 1 (6.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
2 1 (6.25%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (25.00%) ETL
1 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) MapReduce
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (18.75%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) Scala
5 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) COBOL
6 1 (6.25%) JCL
6 1 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Apache Flume
1 3 (18.75%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Cloudera
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) EPiServer
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) IBM