The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Systems Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Programmer
Rank 93 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.063% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.066% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £430 - £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 - £415
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Systems 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 Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1228 1504 1214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.94% 94.95% 96.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 769 701
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Systems Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Systems Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Systems Programmer Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Edinburgh region featuring Systems Programmer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) CICS
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) JCL
4 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (25.00%) zOS
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (25.00%) RACF
4 1 (25.00%) ISPF
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (25.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (25.00%) COBOL

Systems Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (100.00%) CICS
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ISPF
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
1 1 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CA
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
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