The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
England / London
Rank 344 350 286
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -64
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 58 65 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.30% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.32% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 101
Median daily rate £450 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £246 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -65.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18338 20387 20346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.08% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13144 14440 14336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 307 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in London

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
City of London -22 3 £525 +16.66% 4
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 London region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 39 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.33%) Java
3 31 (31.31%) C#
4 30 (30.30%) SQL
5 27 (27.27%) .NET
5 27 (27.27%) Finance
6 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 15 (15.15%) Banking
9 14 (14.14%) C++
10 13 (13.13%) SDLC
10 13 (13.13%) SOA
11 12 (12.12%) Oracle
11 12 (12.12%) Equities
11 12 (12.12%) Front Office
11 12 (12.12%) MVC
12 11 (11.11%) Scrum
12 11 (11.11%) Linux
12 11 (11.11%) Degree
12 11 (11.11%) Mathematics
12 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
12 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
13 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
14 9 (9.09%) Visual Studio
14 9 (9.09%) OO
14 9 (9.09%) .NET Framework
14 9 (9.09%) Investment Management
14 9 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (9.09%) TDD
14 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 6 (6.06%) Apache Spark
1 6 (6.06%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.04%) SAS
3 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.02%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.02%) JBoss
4 2 (2.02%) Liferay
4 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.01%) CICS
5 1 (1.01%) Documentum
5 1 (1.01%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.02%) GitHub
4 1 (1.01%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) LAN
1 1 (1.01%) SNMP
1 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.01%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) Big Data
3 6 (6.06%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.05%) MySQL
5 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.04%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.03%) SAP BW
6 3 (3.03%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.02%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.02%) Base SAS
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.01%) FileMaker
8 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 3 (3.03%) JUnit
4 3 (3.03%) NUnit
5 2 (2.02%) Moq
5 2 (2.02%) Xcode
6 1 (1.01%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.01%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.01%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) Maven
6 1 (1.01%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.01%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.01%) Selenium
6 1 (1.01%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.01%) Subversion
6 1 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (27.27%) Finance
2 15 (15.15%) Banking
3 12 (12.12%) Front Office
4 6 (6.06%) Games
4 6 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.02%) Marketing
7 1 (1.01%) Electronics
7 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Retail
7 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (27.27%) .NET
2 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 9 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 7 (7.07%) Entity Framework
4 7 (7.07%) J2EE
4 7 (7.07%) Web Services
4 7 (7.07%) XML
5 6 (6.06%) HTML
5 6 (6.06%) Node.js
5 6 (6.06%) Spring
5 6 (6.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (5.05%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (5.05%) REST
6 5 (5.05%) WCF
7 4 (4.04%) CSS
7 4 (4.04%) SOAP
7 4 (4.04%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (3.03%) EDI
8 3 (3.03%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Equities
2 11 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.07%) Fixed Income
5 6 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (5.05%) Credit Risk
7 4 (4.04%) Fintech
8 2 (2.02%) AS400
8 2 (2.02%) HoloLens
8 2 (2.02%) iSeries
9 1 (1.01%) Derivative
9 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.01%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.01%) mHealth
9 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.01%) Tandem
9 1 (1.01%) User Experience
9 1 (1.01%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (5.05%) Ubuntu
2 5 (5.05%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) Unix
4 1 (1.01%) Android
4 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Stratus VOS
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.01%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (13.13%) SDLC
2 13 (13.13%) SOA
3 12 (12.12%) MVC
4 11 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 11 (11.11%) Scrum
5 9 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (9.09%) Investment Management
5 9 (9.09%) OO
5 9 (9.09%) TDD
6 8 (8.08%) Asset Management
7 7 (7.07%) Open Source
7 7 (7.07%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.07%) Waterfall
8 6 (6.06%) Fund Management
8 6 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (5.05%) Analytics
9 5 (5.05%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (5.05%) Load Balancing
9 5 (5.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 33 (33.33%) Java
2 31 (31.31%) C#
3 30 (30.30%) SQL
4 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 14 (14.14%) C++
6 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
7 9 (9.09%) Scala
8 7 (7.07%) VBA
9 5 (5.05%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (4.04%) C
10 4 (4.04%) COBOL
11 3 (3.03%) ABAP
11 3 (3.03%) Python
11 3 (3.03%) RPG
12 2 (2.02%) Clojure
12 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.02%) Perl
12 2 (2.02%) PHP
12 2 (2.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.01%) PhD
2 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) CDISC
1 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.01%) EMIR
1 1 (1.01%) ISO15022
1 1 (1.01%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (1.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.01%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) Oracle
2 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) SAP
2 7 (7.07%) Sybase
3 3 (3.03%) IBM
3 3 (3.03%) Teradata
4 2 (2.02%) hybris
4 2 (2.02%) Typemock
5 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.01%) Adobe
5 1 (1.01%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.01%) HP
5 1 (1.01%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.01%) Netezza
5 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.01%) Talend
5 1 (1.01%) Twitter
5 1 (1.01%) Xamarin
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