The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £42.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +36.00%
Programmer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
164 144 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.18% 95.36% 90.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 82 51
Median daily rate £413 £375 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £308 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 23
Median hourly rate £13.75 £19.03 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.74% -39.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.52 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Programmer Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Chester region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (8.33%) User Experience
5 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle