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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 398 341 298
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -43
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 38 83 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.37% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.39% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 66 90
Median daily rate £450 £400 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £299 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £538 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Programmer
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 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
20235 21509 22822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.16% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14421 15222 16429
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 347 443
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 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
City of London -16 4 £446 -15.00% 3
Croydon -19 4 £388 +121.42%
Bromley - 2 £501 -
Hounslow 0 1 £450 -
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 London region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 39 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.03%) Java
3 35 (32.11%) SQL
4 34 (31.19%) Finance
5 23 (21.10%) C#
6 22 (20.18%) JavaScript
6 22 (20.18%) SQL Server
7 21 (19.27%) .NET
8 16 (14.68%) Banking
9 13 (11.93%) C++
10 12 (11.01%) Migration
10 12 (11.01%) SDLC
11 11 (10.09%) XML
12 10 (9.17%) ETL
12 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
12 10 (9.17%) HTML
12 10 (9.17%) Software Engineering
12 10 (9.17%) Unit Testing
12 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (8.26%) Scala
13 9 (8.26%) Investment Banking
13 9 (8.26%) Games
13 9 (8.26%) COBOL
13 9 (8.26%) PL/SQL
13 9 (8.26%) SAP
13 9 (8.26%) CSS
13 9 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (7.34%) Oracle
14 8 (7.34%) SOA
14 8 (7.34%) MS Excel

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 5 (4.59%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.67%) SAS
3 3 (2.75%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.92%) CICS
5 1 (0.92%) CMS
5 1 (0.92%) Documentum
5 1 (0.92%) Drupal
5 1 (0.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.92%) Liferay
5 1 (0.92%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.92%) nginx
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.59%) MS Office
3 3 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Temenos T24
2 4 (3.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) GitHub
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) FTP
1 1 (0.92%) LAN
1 1 (0.92%) SNMP
1 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.92%) Wireless
1 1 (0.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) Big Data
2 7 (6.42%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (6.42%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (6.42%) DB2
3 6 (5.50%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.59%) SAP HANA
5 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.75%) Base SAS
6 3 (2.75%) Power BI
6 3 (2.75%) PowerPivot
6 3 (2.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.83%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.83%) Impala
7 2 (1.83%) MySQL
7 2 (1.83%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Eclipse
2 5 (4.59%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.83%) JUnit
4 1 (0.92%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.92%) EasyMock
4 1 (0.92%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) Maven
4 1 (0.92%) Mockito
4 1 (0.92%) MSTest
4 1 (0.92%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.92%) Selenium
4 1 (0.92%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.92%) Subversion
4 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.92%) Xcode
General
1 34 (31.19%) Finance
2 16 (14.68%) Banking
3 9 (8.26%) Games
3 9 (8.26%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.42%) Front Office
5 2 (1.83%) Back Office
6 1 (0.92%) Danish Language
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) .NET
2 11 (10.09%) XML
3 10 (9.17%) HTML
4 9 (8.26%) CSS
5 6 (5.50%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.50%) jQuery
6 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.59%) J2EE
6 5 (4.59%) JSON
6 5 (4.59%) REST
6 5 (4.59%) SOAP
6 5 (4.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (4.59%) WCF
7 4 (3.67%) Ajax
7 4 (3.67%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.67%) Entity Framework
7 4 (3.67%) JRules
8 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.75%) Kafka
8 3 (2.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.34%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.34%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.50%) AS400
3 6 (5.50%) Credit Risk
3 6 (5.50%) Equities
3 6 (5.50%) User Experience
4 5 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.83%) Fintech
5 2 (1.83%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.92%) iSeries
6 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.92%) Neural Network
6 1 (0.92%) Physics
6 1 (0.92%) Tandem
6 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.92%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) Linux
1 6 (5.50%) Windows
2 2 (1.83%) Unix
3 1 (0.92%) AIX
3 1 (0.92%) Android
3 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.92%) Stratus VOS
3 1 (0.92%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (11.01%) Migration
2 12 (11.01%) SDLC
3 10 (9.17%) ETL
3 10 (9.17%) Software Engineering
3 10 (9.17%) Unit Testing
4 9 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.34%) SOA
5 8 (7.34%) TDD
6 7 (6.42%) Analytics
6 7 (6.42%) MVC
6 7 (6.42%) Project Management
6 7 (6.42%) Waterfall
6 7 (6.42%) Workflow
7 6 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.50%) Data Mapping
7 6 (5.50%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (4.59%) Game Development
8 5 (4.59%) OO
8 5 (4.59%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.03%) Java
2 35 (32.11%) SQL
3 23 (21.10%) C#
4 22 (20.18%) JavaScript
5 13 (11.93%) C++
6 9 (8.26%) COBOL
6 9 (8.26%) PL/SQL
6 9 (8.26%) Scala
7 7 (6.42%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.50%) Python
8 6 (5.50%) VBA
9 4 (3.67%) XAML
10 3 (2.75%) C
10 3 (2.75%) PHP
10 3 (2.75%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.83%) ABAP
11 2 (1.83%) Perl
11 2 (1.83%) R
11 2 (1.83%) Ruby
12 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) PhD
2 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.26%) SAP
3 8 (7.34%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) Sybase
4 7 (6.42%) IBM
5 6 (5.50%) jBASE
5 6 (5.50%) Temenos
6 4 (3.67%) ILOG
6 4 (3.67%) Pega
7 3 (2.75%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.75%) Teradata
8 2 (1.83%) Adobe
8 2 (1.83%) Murex
8 2 (1.83%) Sun
8 2 (1.83%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.92%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.92%) HP
9 1 (0.92%) Intel
9 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
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