The median contractor rate for a Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Programmer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 68 73
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.43% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +9.37% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £15.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +366.66% -64.70%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 617 934 957
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 93.77% 91.93% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 510 520
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.70% +102.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Reading

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programmer in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Reading

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in Reading

Programmer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Reading region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (100.00%) Grunt
1 2 (100.00%) Bower
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Bower
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Grunt
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
1 2 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL