The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 106 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.14% 2.65% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 2.79% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 11
Median daily rate £325 £294 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -16.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.38 £38.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-19.03% -1.89%
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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1261 754 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.81% 95.32% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 423 341
Median daily rate £338 £360 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £540 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 79 18
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £18.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.95 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.04% -2.06%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Tyne and Wear -67 2 £325 +13.04% 2
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

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

1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Adabas
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
1 3 (42.86%) NATURAL
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Flash
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Adabas
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) Flash
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) NATURAL
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
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Rate: Market Rates
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