The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 58 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 0.81% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.87% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £396 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.38 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-16.33% -8.53%
Programmer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
648 690 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.29% 92.62% 91.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 354 324
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 49
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.85 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -29.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.30 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Programmer Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) SAS
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (75.00%) Base SAS
1 3 (75.00%) Life Science
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) C#

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (75.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP