The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 460 340 266
Rank change year-on-year
-120 -74
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 159 305 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.60% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.63% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 190 260
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £270 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 9
Median hourly rate £33.00 £38.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% -1.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £23.70 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £50.00 £53.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +8.84%
Programmer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46209 48121 46401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.90% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30544 30820 29000
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1354 1845 1896
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in England

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Programmer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Programmer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -46 60 £400 -2.43% 29
South East -25 33 £450 +28.57% 6
East of England +28 22 £295 -13.23% 11
North West -6 22 £375 -16.66% 5
Yorkshire -34 6 £310 -6.41% 6
East Midlands -3 4 £393 +16.29% 2
South West -16 4 £353 +8.46% 5
West Midlands -21 4 £455 +30.00% 7
North East -63 3 £338 +17.39% 1
Programmer
UK

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 107 (31.66%) Java
1 107 (31.66%) SQL
2 100 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (24.85%) Finance
4 72 (21.30%) JavaScript
5 63 (18.64%) .NET
6 55 (16.27%) HTML
7 52 (15.38%) C#
7 52 (15.38%) Oracle
8 49 (14.50%) Banking
9 48 (14.20%) CSS
10 47 (13.91%) SQL Server
11 44 (13.02%) Unix
12 40 (11.83%) XML
13 35 (10.36%) Python
14 34 (10.06%) Linux
14 34 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (9.47%) TDD
16 31 (9.17%) Windows
16 31 (9.17%) OO
16 31 (9.17%) SDLC
17 30 (8.88%) MVC
18 29 (8.58%) Web Services
19 28 (8.28%) Migration
20 27 (7.99%) ASP.NET
20 27 (7.99%) Software Engineering
21 26 (7.69%) PL/SQL
21 26 (7.69%) T-SQL
22 24 (7.10%) Microsoft
22 24 (7.10%) Degree

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 19 (5.62%) SAS
2 15 (4.44%) CMS
3 12 (3.55%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.25%) Apache
5 8 (2.37%) Apache Pig
5 8 (2.37%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.78%) CICS
6 6 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.18%) IIS
8 4 (1.18%) JBoss
8 4 (1.18%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.89%) Apache TomEE
9 3 (0.89%) Jetty
9 3 (0.89%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.30%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 8 (2.37%) MS Office
2 7 (2.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.59%) SPSS
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project
6 1 (0.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.18%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.89%) BigMachines
3 3 (0.89%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.89%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.59%) Infor LN
4 2 (0.59%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.30%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.89%) GitHub
1 3 (0.89%) SaaS
2 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.59%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.18%) Intranet
2 3 (0.89%) DNS
2 3 (0.89%) FTP
2 3 (0.89%) Internet
2 3 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.59%) Firewall
3 2 (0.59%) SNA
4 1 (0.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.21%) Oracle Database
3 15 (4.44%) Hadoop
4 13 (3.85%) DB2
4 13 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 13 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.25%) Base SAS
5 11 (3.25%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.37%) Apache Hive
7 8 (2.37%) DataStage
7 8 (2.37%) MySQL
7 8 (2.37%) Sqoop
8 7 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.78%) Big Data
10 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.25%) Eclipse
2 11 (3.25%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (2.96%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.66%) Maven
4 9 (2.66%) Selenium
4 9 (2.66%) Subversion
5 8 (2.37%) Jenkins
6 7 (2.07%) JIRA
7 6 (1.78%) Ant
7 6 (1.78%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (1.48%) ClearCase
8 5 (1.48%) ClearQuest
8 5 (1.48%) JUnit
8 5 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.18%) CruiseControl
9 4 (1.18%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.18%) JMeter
10 3 (0.89%) GitLab
10 3 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 84 (24.85%) Finance
2 49 (14.50%) Banking
3 14 (4.14%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.66%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.37%) Marketing
6 7 (2.07%) Retail
7 5 (1.48%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.18%) Front Office
9 3 (0.89%) Avionics
9 3 (0.89%) Law
9 3 (0.89%) Military
9 3 (0.89%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.59%) Back Office
10 2 (0.59%) Games
10 2 (0.59%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Legal
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
11 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (18.64%) .NET
2 55 (16.27%) HTML
3 48 (14.20%) CSS
4 40 (11.83%) XML
5 29 (8.58%) Web Services
6 27 (7.99%) ASP.NET
7 22 (6.51%) jQuery
8 18 (5.33%) JSON
8 18 (5.33%) REST
9 17 (5.03%) Ajax
9 17 (5.03%) SOAP
10 16 (4.73%) HTML5
11 15 (4.44%) AngularJS
12 14 (4.14%) Spring
13 12 (3.55%) .NET Framework
14 11 (3.25%) JSP
15 10 (2.96%) CSS3
15 10 (2.96%) J2EE
16 8 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (2.37%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 13 (3.85%) AS400
4 12 (3.55%) N-Tier
5 10 (2.96%) User Experience
6 9 (2.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (2.37%) Equities
8 7 (2.07%) Animation
8 7 (2.07%) Derivative
8 7 (2.07%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.78%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.48%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.48%) Life Science
10 5 (1.48%) Telematics
11 4 (1.18%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
11 4 (1.18%) iSeries
11 4 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (13.02%) Unix
2 34 (10.06%) Linux
3 31 (9.17%) Windows
4 13 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.37%) Android
6 5 (1.48%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.89%) VME
9 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.30%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.30%) OS/400
10 1 (0.30%) SUSE
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.30%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (9.47%) TDD
3 31 (9.17%) OO
3 31 (9.17%) SDLC
4 30 (8.88%) MVC
5 28 (8.28%) Migration
6 27 (7.99%) Software Engineering
7 18 (5.33%) Unit Testing
7 18 (5.33%) Web Development
8 17 (5.03%) UML
9 15 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (4.44%) ETL
10 14 (4.14%) BDD
11 13 (3.85%) Scrum
11 13 (3.85%) Validation
12 12 (3.55%) Mobile Development
12 12 (3.55%) Project Management
12 12 (3.55%) Risk Management
12 12 (3.55%) Waterfall
13 11 (3.25%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 107 (31.66%) Java
1 107 (31.66%) SQL
2 72 (21.30%) JavaScript
3 52 (15.38%) C#
4 35 (10.36%) Python
5 26 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 26 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 20 (5.92%) COBOL
7 14 (4.14%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.55%) C
8 12 (3.55%) C++
9 11 (3.25%) VB
10 10 (2.96%) RPG
11 9 (2.66%) Objective-C
11 9 (2.66%) R
11 9 (2.66%) Scala
12 8 (2.37%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.07%) Perl
14 6 (1.78%) PHP
14 6 (1.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (7.10%) Degree
2 9 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.89%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.59%) PhD
6 1 (0.30%) ISEB
6 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.25%) QA
2 5 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.89%) ISO15022
3 3 (0.89%) ISO20022
4 2 (0.59%) CDISC
4 2 (0.59%) GCP
4 2 (0.59%) HL7
4 2 (0.59%) MiFID
5 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.30%) EMIR
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (2.37%) Apache Flume
1 8 (2.37%) HDFS
2 5 (1.48%) Docker
3 2 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.59%) Samba
4 1 (0.30%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (1.78%) Puppet
2 3 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.59%) Control-M
4 1 (0.30%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 52 (15.38%) Oracle
2 24 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.44%) Sybase
4 14 (4.14%) IBM
5 11 (3.25%) SAP
6 8 (2.37%) ION Trading
6 8 (2.37%) Sitecore
7 7 (2.07%) Apple
7 7 (2.07%) Informatica
8 6 (1.78%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.78%) Unisys
9 5 (1.48%) Hortonworks
9 5 (1.48%) Reuters
9 5 (1.48%) WSO2
10 4 (1.18%) DataSynapse
10 4 (1.18%) FatWire
10 4 (1.18%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.89%) CA
11 3 (0.89%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
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