The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
England / Midlands
Rank - 23 22
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.56% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.59% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -65.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
118 169 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.65% 94.41% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 91 51
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands