The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Systems Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Programmer
Rank 429 431 412
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 2 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.013% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.014% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Median daily rate - £450 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Systems 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
20419 21560 22362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 95.11% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 14600 15240 16105
Median daily rate £475 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 350 445
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Systems Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Systems Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Systems Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Programmer Daily Rate Trend in London

Systems Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Systems Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Systems Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Systems 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 Systems Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VBA
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) PowerPivot
1 3 (60.00%) Power BI
2 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) RAD
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) CICS
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) zOS
3 1 (20.00%) JCL
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) Migration

Systems 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 1 (20.00%) CICS
1 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Power BI
1 3 (60.00%) PowerPivot
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (40.00%) RAD
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) JCL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP