The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 72 56 65
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 1.28% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 1.37% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Median daily rate £400 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +8.84%
Programmer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
806 805 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.18% 93.39% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 394 398
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 29
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.90 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Reading region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) JBoss
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) W3C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) RSpec
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (20.00%) RSpec
General
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Rackspace