The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Home Counties 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 - 5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 7.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
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 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-16.33% -8.53%
Programmer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Home Counties 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
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11 10 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 78.57% 71.43% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 12
Median daily rate £415 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the Home Counties

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties