The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Leicestershire region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 42 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.33% 0.68% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.74% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £335 £293 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +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
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
294 272 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 98.33% 92.83% 96.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 153 151
Median daily rate £300 £286 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.80% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £81 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 48
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £14.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Leicester -5 1 £335 +28.84% 1
Programmer
East Midlands

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leicestershire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Control-M
2 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Qt
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) QML
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) QML
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) AS400
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Logistics
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle