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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 630 609 589
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 5 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.038% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.040% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 9
Median daily rate £525 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 -21 3 £525 -8.69% 2
East of England +15 1 - - 2
South East +6 1 - - 2
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (50.00%) Unisys
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (50.00%) UML
4 5 (41.67%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Scala
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Kafka
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) ETL
7 2 (16.67%) Java
8 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (8.33%) Perl
8 1 (8.33%) MySQL
8 1 (8.33%) PVCS
8 1 (8.33%) Web Services
8 1 (8.33%) Unix
8 1 (8.33%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) Linux
8 1 (8.33%) SAS

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 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) HBase
2 1 (8.33%) Impala
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) PowerCenter
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ClearQuest
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (8.33%) PVCS
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) Apache CXF
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) UML
2 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (41.67%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Clinical Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) LINC
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) R
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (8.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Unisys
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Cloudera