The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Systems Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Programmer
Rank - 207 199
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.019% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.019% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Systems Programmer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3293 5137 5567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.09% 95.15% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2633 4010 4012
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 79 100
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £42.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Systems Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Systems Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Systems Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Systems Programmer Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Systems 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 City of London region featuring Systems Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SNA
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing

Systems Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SNA
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA