The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Software Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank 432 - 416
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% - 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% - 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £343 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 - £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £294
% change year-on-year
- +19.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50
Software 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
21053 22365 22109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.76% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15087 15699 15159
Median daily rate £452 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 374 414
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Software Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in London

Software Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Software Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Software 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 Software Programmer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 - 2 - - 2
Uxbridge - 1 £360 -
Software Programmer
England

Software Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Software 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 Software Programmer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
3 4 (50.00%) OOD
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Sybase
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) EJB
5 2 (25.00%) JDBC
5 2 (25.00%) JSP
5 2 (25.00%) Servlets
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) ODBC
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Sun

Software 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 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) EJB
2 2 (25.00%) FpML
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) JDBC
2 2 (25.00%) JMS
2 2 (25.00%) JSP
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) ODBC
2 2 (25.00%) Servlets
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) OOD
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) SOLID
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (12.50%) Intel
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