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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 378 335 283
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 73 107 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.45% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.48% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 75 124
Median daily rate £420 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £21.20 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £42.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +36.00%
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
21848 22430 23088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.69% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 15549 15723 15679
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 332 445
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 -5 14 £420 -20.00% 3
Docklands, London - 4 - -
Croydon - 2 £375 -
Uxbridge - 1 £360 -
Westminster - 1 - -
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 44 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.17%) SQL
3 39 (27.46%) JavaScript
4 37 (26.06%) Java
5 35 (24.65%) Finance
6 32 (22.54%) .NET
7 29 (20.42%) C#
8 28 (19.72%) HTML
9 24 (16.90%) CSS
10 23 (16.20%) SQL Server
11 22 (15.49%) Banking
12 19 (13.38%) XML
13 18 (12.68%) TDD
14 16 (11.27%) MVC
14 16 (11.27%) Python
15 15 (10.56%) Windows
16 13 (9.15%) Oracle
16 13 (9.15%) C++
16 13 (9.15%) Software Engineering
16 13 (9.15%) jQuery
16 13 (9.15%) Unit Testing
17 12 (8.45%) Ajax
17 12 (8.45%) COBOL
17 12 (8.45%) T-SQL
17 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
18 11 (7.75%) ETL
18 11 (7.75%) ASP.NET
18 11 (7.75%) SOAP
18 11 (7.75%) REST
18 11 (7.75%) QA

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 7 (4.93%) CMS
1 7 (4.93%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.11%) SAS
4 2 (1.41%) Apache
4 2 (1.41%) CICS
4 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.70%) Drupal
5 1 (0.70%) IIS
5 1 (0.70%) nginx
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.82%) MS Office
3 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.11%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.41%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Temenos T24
2 4 (2.82%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.70%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.41%) DNS
2 2 (1.41%) FTP
2 2 (1.41%) SNA
3 1 (0.70%) Firewall
3 1 (0.70%) LAN
3 1 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.93%) DB2
4 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.11%) Base SAS
7 3 (2.11%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (2.11%) MS Access
7 3 (2.11%) Power BI
7 3 (2.11%) PowerPivot
7 3 (2.11%) SAP HANA
7 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.41%) Big Data
8 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.41%) KDB
8 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.23%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.82%) Selenium
2 4 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.11%) Ant
3 3 (2.11%) CruiseControl
3 3 (2.11%) EasyMock
3 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.11%) JUnit
3 3 (2.11%) Maven
3 3 (2.11%) Mockito
3 3 (2.11%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.70%) LSMW
4 1 (0.70%) MSTest
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.70%) Subversion
4 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (24.65%) Finance
2 22 (15.49%) Banking
3 8 (5.63%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.23%) Games
5 5 (3.52%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.82%) Marketing
7 3 (2.11%) Front Office
7 3 (2.11%) Law
7 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.70%) Danish Language
9 1 (0.70%) Legal
9 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.54%) .NET
2 28 (19.72%) HTML
3 24 (16.90%) CSS
4 19 (13.38%) XML
5 13 (9.15%) jQuery
6 12 (8.45%) Ajax
7 11 (7.75%) ASP.NET
7 11 (7.75%) REST
7 11 (7.75%) SOAP
8 10 (7.04%) HTML5
9 9 (6.34%) Web Services
10 8 (5.63%) JSON
11 7 (4.93%) CSS3
12 6 (4.23%) .NET Framework
12 6 (4.23%) JSP
12 6 (4.23%) Spring
13 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (3.52%) Hibernate
13 5 (3.52%) J2EE
13 5 (3.52%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.04%) AS400
3 8 (5.63%) User Experience
4 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.52%) Credit Risk
4 5 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.82%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.11%) Equities
6 3 (2.11%) Physics
7 2 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.41%) Clustering
7 2 (1.41%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.41%) Tandem
7 2 (1.41%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.70%) iSeries
8 1 (0.70%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.70%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.56%) Windows
2 9 (6.34%) Linux
3 6 (4.23%) Unix
4 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.41%) Android
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.70%) AIX
6 1 (0.70%) OS/400
6 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.70%) Stratus VOS
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.68%) TDD
3 16 (11.27%) MVC
4 13 (9.15%) Software Engineering
4 13 (9.15%) Unit Testing
5 11 (7.75%) ETL
6 10 (7.04%) Migration
7 9 (6.34%) OO
7 9 (6.34%) SDLC
8 8 (5.63%) BDD
8 8 (5.63%) Project Management
8 8 (5.63%) Web Development
8 8 (5.63%) Workflow
9 7 (4.93%) Analytics
9 7 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.93%) Low Latency
10 6 (4.23%) Data Mapping
10 6 (4.23%) Front End Development
10 6 (4.23%) Multithreading
10 6 (4.23%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.17%) SQL
2 39 (27.46%) JavaScript
3 37 (26.06%) Java
4 29 (20.42%) C#
5 16 (11.27%) Python
6 13 (9.15%) C++
7 12 (8.45%) COBOL
7 12 (8.45%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.34%) VBA
9 8 (5.63%) PL/SQL
10 7 (4.93%) R
11 5 (3.52%) C
12 4 (2.82%) MATLAB
12 4 (2.82%) PHP
12 4 (2.82%) Scala
12 4 (2.82%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.82%) XAML
13 3 (2.11%) Korn
13 3 (2.11%) VB
14 2 (1.41%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (3.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.41%) PhD
3 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.75%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) ISO15022
2 3 (2.11%) ISO20022
3 2 (1.41%) CDISC
3 2 (1.41%) GCP
4 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.70%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.70%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (9.15%) Oracle
2 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.34%) IBM
4 6 (4.23%) jBASE
4 6 (4.23%) ServiceNow
4 6 (4.23%) Sitecore
4 6 (4.23%) Temenos
5 5 (3.52%) SAP
6 4 (2.82%) ILOG
6 4 (2.82%) Pega
7 3 (2.11%) Tableau
8 2 (1.41%) Adobe
8 2 (1.41%) Murex
8 2 (1.41%) Sun
8 2 (1.41%) Sybase
8 2 (1.41%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.70%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.70%) CA
9 1 (0.70%) Cognos
9 1 (0.70%) Reuters
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