The first table below looks at the demand for the Systems Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Systems Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Programmer
Rank 80 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.32% - 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£489 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £281 £338
% change year-on-year
+35.11% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1161 927 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.25% 94.98% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 422 426
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 17
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Systems Programmer
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Systems Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Systems Programmer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Programmer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Systems Programmer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Programmer in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) ACF2
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) OS/390
2 2 (40.00%) RACF
2 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) zOS
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) CICS
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter
3 1 (20.00%) Migration

Systems Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Systems Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Systems Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) OS/390
2 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) RACF
1 2 (40.00%) ACF2
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) BMC
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) Twitter