The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Chester region that had Software Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software 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 £343 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50
Software 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
211 205 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 96.35% 94.47% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 114 57
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.84 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -51.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester