The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 96 96 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 9 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.49% 0.50% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.52% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 7
Median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £433 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £42.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +36.00%
Programmer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1735 1725 1285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.96% 95.20% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 1019 751
Median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 66 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) Apache Camel
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 3 (23.08%) CICS
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) SAS
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) React
4 1 (7.69%) webpack
4 1 (7.69%) BEM - Block Element Modifier

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (23.08%) CICS
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (7.69%) Babel
2 1 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Apache Camel
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) RESTful
3 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) React
4 1 (7.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) PL/SQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) ES6
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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