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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
England / South East
Rank 217 225 189
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 26 38 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.44% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.46% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 42
Median daily rate £475 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
- -65.71%

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
7107 8235 9165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.70% 94.52% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 5028 4901
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 381 427
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +3 6 £388 +10.71%
West Sussex -7 6 £488 +23.80% 1
Berkshire +11 4 £250 -35.48% 1
Surrey +2 3 - -
East Sussex +5 2 £233 -35.86%
Kent 0 1 £245 -2.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 1 - - 6
Programmer
England

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

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

1 22 (44.00%) CSS
2 19 (38.00%) Java
3 17 (34.00%) JSON
4 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (30.00%) XML
5 15 (30.00%) Scala
5 15 (30.00%) MongoDB
6 14 (28.00%) Puppet
6 14 (28.00%) Play Framework
6 14 (28.00%) Docker
6 14 (28.00%) Microservices
6 14 (28.00%) IntelliJ
7 13 (26.00%) C#
8 12 (24.00%) SQL
8 12 (24.00%) Linux
9 11 (22.00%) .NET
10 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
10 9 (18.00%) Open Source
11 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (14.00%) C++
11 7 (14.00%) HTML
12 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
13 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
13 5 (10.00%) Project Management
13 5 (10.00%) C
14 4 (8.00%) Windows
14 4 (8.00%) MS Office

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 2 (4.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) FTP
1 3 (6.00%) LAN
1 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.00%) WAN
1 3 (6.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (18.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.00%) MS Access
6 1 (2.00%) Big Data
6 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) DB2
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) Spark SQL
6 1 (2.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (28.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.00%) Bower
3 2 (4.00%) Grunt
4 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) CSS
2 17 (34.00%) JSON
3 15 (30.00%) XML
4 14 (28.00%) Play Framework
5 11 (22.00%) .NET
6 7 (14.00%) HTML
7 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.00%) CSS3
8 4 (8.00%) jQuery
9 3 (6.00%) Django
9 3 (6.00%) Entity Framework
9 3 (6.00%) SOAP
9 3 (6.00%) Web Services
9 3 (6.00%) web2py
10 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.00%) LINQ
10 2 (4.00%) Node.js
10 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.00%) WCF
10 2 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) LPAR
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) zOS
4 2 (4.00%) Solaris
4 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) Microservices
3 9 (18.00%) Open Source
4 5 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (6.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) ETL
5 3 (6.00%) Network Management
5 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.00%) System Testing
5 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (6.00%) Time Management
5 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.00%) Web Design
5 3 (6.00%) Web Development
6 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
6 2 (4.00%) Line Management
6 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) Scala
3 13 (26.00%) C#
4 12 (24.00%) SQL
5 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.00%) C++
7 5 (10.00%) C
8 3 (6.00%) Python
9 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.00%) VB
9 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (2.00%) ABAP
10 1 (2.00%) COBOL
10 1 (2.00%) Perl
10 1 (2.00%) PHP
10 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) Puppet
2 3 (6.00%) Tivoli NetView
3 2 (4.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) CA
2 3 (6.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) IBM
3 2 (4.00%) Lotus
3 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.00%) Allen-Bradley
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.00%) Mercator
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) RedGate
4 1 (2.00%) Rockwell
4 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.00%) Siemens
4 1 (2.00%) Teradata
4 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
Kent
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