The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.21% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-41.42% -20.00%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
314 337 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.86% 92.84% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 157 105
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £12.42 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £48.34 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Liverpool - 3 - -
Bootle - 1 - -
Programmer
North West

Programmer Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Merseyside region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) CICS
3 1 (25.00%) Banking

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (25.00%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) COBOL