The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Systems Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Programmer
UK / Scotland
Rank - 127 126
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.039% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.041% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 £413
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1560 2413 2493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.59% 93.49% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 856 1297 1326
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 36 49
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.50 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.40 £36.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Systems Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Systems Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Systems Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Systems Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Systems Programmer Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Systems 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 Scotland region featuring Systems Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Systems Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) CICS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery