The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Essex region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Rank 56 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 0.19% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.20% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.38 £38.75 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-3.54% -11.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
399 505 413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 95.91% 96.37% 96.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 287 231
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £242 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 69 47
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Programmer Skill Set
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Essex region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) ICL
1 1 (50.00%) Fujitsu
1 1 (50.00%) VME

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) VME
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Fujitsu
1 1 (50.00%) ICL