The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Programmer
UK / England
Rank 566 566 564
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 4 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.056% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.059% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 11
Median daily rate £413 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -16.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £423 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +14.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.25

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
38632 44173 43901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.89% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25327 28502 28056
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1325 1597 1772
Median hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Programmer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior 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 Senior Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 +12 3 £413 +17.85% 1
East of England -5 1 - - 1
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Senior 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 Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Scala
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Kafka
4 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) MySQL
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) SAS
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Node.js
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (10.00%) Netezza
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) Life Science
5 1 (10.00%) CDISC
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) S-PLUS
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (10.00%) VSAM
5 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction

Senior 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) Games
4 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Kafka
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Biometrics
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (10.00%) Life Science
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Games
1 1 (10.00%) VSAM
1 1 (10.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Android Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Clinical Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Scala
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) JCL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) R
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) CDISC
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Netezza
1 1 (10.00%) Perforce
1 1 (10.00%) Teradata