The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Software Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Programmer
Rank - 126 128
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.17% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £170 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -47.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £256
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +26.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 - £39.50
Software Programmer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2689 2858 2442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.72% 95.55% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1515 1493 1367
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 96 80
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Software Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Software Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland