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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 619 603 552
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 7 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.016% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.017% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 15
Median daily rate £400 £374 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.02% -9.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £339 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £410 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
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
46767 46633 45417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.73% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30873 29254 28503
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1342 1874 1952
Median hourly rate £17.95 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.65% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Senior Programmer Daily Rate Histogram 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 May 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
East of England - 6 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 £455 -
Senior Programmer
UK

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
3 13 (54.17%) Finance
4 12 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (41.67%) Waterfall
5 10 (41.67%) Unix
5 10 (41.67%) UML
6 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
6 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 8 (33.33%) SDLC
7 6 (25.00%) Unisys
7 6 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) Python
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) XML
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.83%) CSS
8 5 (20.83%) SOAP
8 5 (20.83%) Subversion
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Java SE
9 4 (16.67%) Java EE
9 4 (16.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 4 (16.67%) JPA
9 4 (16.67%) OpenText Process Suite

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 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.33%) MySQL
4 2 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (4.17%) OLAP
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
2 4 (16.67%) Ant
2 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (16.67%) Maven
2 4 (16.67%) Toad
3 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
4 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.17%) Gatling
4 1 (4.17%) Hudson
4 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.17%) PVCS
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Front Office
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
1 6 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (20.83%) CSS
2 5 (20.83%) SOAP
3 4 (16.67%) EJB
3 4 (16.67%) Java EE
3 4 (16.67%) Java SE
3 4 (16.67%) JMS
3 4 (16.67%) JPA
3 4 (16.67%) JRules
3 4 (16.67%) JSF
4 2 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) Apache CXF
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) RESTful
5 1 (4.17%) XSD
5 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Biology
2 1 (4.17%) Blog
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) UML
2 10 (41.67%) Waterfall
3 8 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (16.67%) Process Management
4 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Stress Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Functional Programming
6 2 (8.33%) Open Source
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Bioinformatics
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
7 1 (4.17%) Web Development
7 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (16.67%) Jython
5 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 2 (8.33%) C
6 2 (8.33%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) LINC
7 1 (4.17%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Postgraduate
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Unisys
3 1 (4.17%) hybris
3 1 (4.17%) ION Trading
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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