The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Senior Programmer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
562 720 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.06% 96.26% 97.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 456 277
Average daily rate £350 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 57 44
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Programmer in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire