The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 232 220 157
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -63
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 35 55 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.56% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.59% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 33 68
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £320 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £42.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +36.00%
Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8239 9282 8817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.99% 94.82% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4982 5593 4875
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 427 432
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +12 13 £330 -22.35% 3
Berkshire +11 5 - - 1
Hampshire -4 5 £295 -14.49%
Surrey -8 3 £300 -45.45% 1
Home Counties - 2 - -
East Sussex +6 1 £441 +33.48%
West Sussex -5 1 £450 +38.46%
Kent - 1 - - 1
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 South East region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Java
3 18 (28.57%) Python
4 17 (26.98%) SQL
5 15 (23.81%) CSS
5 15 (23.81%) Finance
6 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 13 (20.63%) ETL
8 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 12 (19.05%) HTML
8 12 (19.05%) Oracle
9 11 (17.46%) .NET
9 11 (17.46%) Scala
10 10 (15.87%) JSON
10 10 (15.87%) C#
11 9 (14.29%) Linux
11 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
11 9 (14.29%) Mobile App
12 8 (12.70%) Mobile Development
12 8 (12.70%) Django
12 8 (12.70%) OO
12 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
12 8 (12.70%) Banking
13 7 (11.11%) Migration
13 7 (11.11%) Perl
13 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.11%) PowerCenter
13 7 (11.11%) Data Architecture
13 7 (11.11%) iOS Development
13 7 (11.11%) NoSQL

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (9.52%) Apache Pig
1 6 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.35%) Apache
2 4 (6.35%) CMS
3 3 (4.76%) SAS
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.59%) JBoss
5 1 (1.59%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.11%) Big Data
2 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.11%) PowerCenter
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (9.52%) Apache Hive
3 6 (9.52%) DataStage
3 6 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 6 (9.52%) HBase
3 6 (9.52%) Impala
3 6 (9.52%) MySQL
3 6 (9.52%) Sqoop
4 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.17%) DB2
5 2 (3.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) IntelliJ
2 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.59%) RSpec
3 1 (1.59%) Selenium
3 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Military
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) CSS
2 12 (19.05%) HTML
3 11 (17.46%) .NET
4 10 (15.87%) JSON
5 8 (12.70%) Django
6 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 6 (9.52%) Cocoa
6 6 (9.52%) Cocoa Touch
6 6 (9.52%) Core Animation
6 6 (9.52%) Core Data
6 6 (9.52%) HTML5
6 6 (9.52%) Spark Streaming
7 5 (7.94%) jQuery
7 5 (7.94%) JSP
7 5 (7.94%) XML
8 4 (6.35%) Apache Flex
8 4 (6.35%) NumPy
8 4 (6.35%) SciPy
8 4 (6.35%) Sphinx
8 4 (6.35%) web2py
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.52%) Animation
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.76%) User Experience
6 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.59%) AS400
7 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.59%) Informatics
7 1 (1.59%) iSeries
7 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.59%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) Android
4 2 (3.17%) Windows
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.63%) ETL
3 12 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 8 (12.70%) Mobile Development
4 8 (12.70%) OO
5 7 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 7 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 7 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (9.52%) MapReduce
7 4 (6.35%) Content Management
7 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) Operations Research
7 4 (6.35%) System Testing
7 4 (6.35%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.76%) Microservices
8 3 (4.76%) MVC
8 3 (4.76%) Scrum
8 3 (4.76%) TDD
9 2 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.75%) Java
2 18 (28.57%) Python
3 17 (26.98%) SQL
4 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 11 (17.46%) Scala
6 10 (15.87%) C#
7 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
8 7 (11.11%) Perl
9 6 (9.52%) Apple Swift
9 6 (9.52%) Objective-C
10 3 (4.76%) RPG
10 3 (4.76%) RPG IV
10 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.76%) VB
11 2 (3.17%) C
12 1 (1.59%) COBOL
12 1 (1.59%) Delphi
12 1 (1.59%) JCL
12 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Apache Flume
1 6 (9.52%) HDFS
2 3 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (7.94%) Control-M
3 3 (4.76%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) Apple
2 6 (9.52%) Cloudera
2 6 (9.52%) ION Trading
3 4 (6.35%) FatWire
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.59%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) Mercator
4 1 (1.59%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.59%) Remedy
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
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