The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Fife region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 7 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 3.70% 7.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.38 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-16.33% -5.06%
Programmer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Fife 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
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
27 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 5
Median daily rate £320 £338 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £100 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 1
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +46.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Fife region over the 3 months to 26 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
Dunfermline +5 1 £320 -
Programmer
Scotland

Programmer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Fife region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree