The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dundee region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 8 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 4.35% - 4.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £275 - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
Programmer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dundee 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
Dundee
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
23 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dundee 100.00% 56.00% 96.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 11
Median daily rate £313 £275 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Dundee

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Dundee

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Dundee

Programmer Skill Set
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dundee

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Dundee region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dundee 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C++