The table below looks at the statistics for the Systems Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
System Programmer
Rank 553 526 524
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 26 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.054% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.058% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 18
Average daily rate
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£444 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.93% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £213 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £313 £338
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Programmer
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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
46312 45019 50103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.74% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27333 28780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1956 2521
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Systems Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Systems Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Systems Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Systems Programmer Daily Rate Trend in England

Systems Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Systems Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Systems Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Systems Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Systems Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Systems Programmer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Systems Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 13 £431 +2.67% 2
West Midlands - 4 - -
East of England -16 2 £275 - 1
Systems Programmer
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Systems Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 17 (39.53%) IBM
1 17 (39.53%) zOS
2 15 (34.88%) Mainframe
3 12 (27.91%) RACF
3 12 (27.91%) DB2
4 11 (25.58%) CICS
4 11 (25.58%) Finance
5 8 (18.60%) ACF2
6 7 (16.28%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (16.28%) CA
7 6 (13.95%) Banking
8 5 (11.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (11.63%) Migration
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.30%) Advertising
9 4 (9.30%) BMC
9 4 (9.30%) SQL
9 4 (9.30%) Change Control
10 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Stress Testing
10 3 (6.98%) REXX
10 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
10 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
11 2 (4.65%) Degree
11 2 (4.65%) French Language
11 2 (4.65%) Statistics
11 2 (4.65%) ISPF
11 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (4.65%) AS400

Systems Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 11 (25.58%) CICS
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) SMS
2 2 (4.65%) FTP
3 1 (2.33%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) ChangeMan
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Advertising
4 2 (4.65%) French Language
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) ISPF
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Mainframe
2 7 (16.28%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) Statistics
3 2 (4.65%) AS400
3 2 (4.65%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) zOS
2 2 (4.65%) MVS
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Solaris
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.63%) Migration
2 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (9.30%) Change Control
3 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (6.98%) Stress Testing
3 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Change Management
5 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) REXX
3 2 (4.65%) VB
3 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) RPG
3 2 (4.65%) RPG/400
3 2 (4.65%) RPG IV
4 1 (2.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) HNC
1 2 (4.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) RACF
2 8 (18.60%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.33%) Control-M
1 1 (2.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) IBM
2 7 (16.28%) CA
3 4 (9.30%) BMC
4 2 (4.65%) Symantec
4 2 (4.65%) Sun
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 2 (4.65%) Twitter
5 1 (2.33%) Syncsort
5 1 (2.33%) Intel
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