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 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 233 205 175
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 33 66 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.70% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.74% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 42 40
Median daily rate £450 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £320 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +8.84%
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
8354 8971 8649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.82% 94.98% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 5124 4687
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 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 432 442
Median hourly rate £19.22 £16.14 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.06% -5.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £43.00
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 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 June 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 June 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
West Sussex -20 10 £450 +24.13% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 8 £390 +11.42% 1
Hampshire -3 4 £321 -5.51% 1
Kent - 4 - -
Surrey -8 3 £300 -20.00% 2
Berkshire -18 1 £400 +14.28% 2
Programmer
England

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

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

1 30 (42.25%) SQL
2 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (30.99%) Java
4 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
5 17 (23.94%) Finance
6 16 (22.54%) Oracle
7 15 (21.13%) HTML
7 15 (21.13%) .NET
8 14 (19.72%) CSS
9 13 (18.31%) Mobile App
10 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
10 12 (16.90%) PL/SQL
10 12 (16.90%) C#
11 11 (15.49%) Mobile Development
12 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
12 10 (14.08%) XML
12 10 (14.08%) Python
12 10 (14.08%) ETL
13 9 (12.68%) Apple iOS
13 9 (12.68%) iOS Development
14 8 (11.27%) Scala
14 8 (11.27%) Banking
14 8 (11.27%) Java EE
14 8 (11.27%) JSON
14 8 (11.27%) Objective-C
14 8 (11.27%) Unix
15 7 (9.86%) Cocoa
15 7 (9.86%) Migration
15 7 (9.86%) Apple
15 7 (9.86%) DataStage

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 (8.45%) SAS
2 4 (5.63%) CMS
3 3 (4.23%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.23%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.41%) Confluence
5 1 (1.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.82%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Intranet
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) DataStage
3 6 (8.45%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.63%) Big Data
4 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.23%) Apache Hive
5 3 (4.23%) DB2
5 3 (4.23%) Hadoop
5 3 (4.23%) HBase
5 3 (4.23%) Impala
5 3 (4.23%) MySQL
5 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (4.23%) Sqoop
6 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.82%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Ant
1 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
1 3 (4.23%) IntelliJ
1 3 (4.23%) Maven
1 3 (4.23%) Subversion
2 2 (2.82%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.82%) Toad
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.41%) Hudson
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) jMock
3 1 (1.41%) JUnit
3 1 (1.41%) RSpec
3 1 (1.41%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Military
4 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) .NET
1 15 (21.13%) HTML
2 14 (19.72%) CSS
3 10 (14.08%) XML
4 8 (11.27%) Java EE
4 8 (11.27%) JSON
5 7 (9.86%) Cocoa
5 7 (9.86%) Cocoa Touch
5 7 (9.86%) Core Animation
6 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.45%) REST
7 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
7 5 (7.04%) jQuery
7 5 (7.04%) JSP
7 5 (7.04%) Web Services
8 4 (5.63%) Android SDK
8 4 (5.63%) Apache Flex
9 3 (4.23%) Ajax
9 3 (4.23%) Play Framework
9 3 (4.23%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Animation
3 5 (7.04%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.41%) AS400
4 1 (1.41%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.41%) Informatics
4 1 (1.41%) iSeries
4 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.41%) VSAM
4 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.68%) Apple iOS
2 8 (11.27%) Unix
3 5 (7.04%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Windows
4 4 (5.63%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
3 11 (15.49%) Mobile Development
4 10 (14.08%) ETL
5 9 (12.68%) iOS Development
6 7 (9.86%) Migration
7 5 (7.04%) OO
8 4 (5.63%) Android Development
8 4 (5.63%) Content Management
8 4 (5.63%) Data Architecture
8 4 (5.63%) TDD
8 4 (5.63%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.23%) BDD
9 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.23%) MapReduce
9 3 (4.23%) Microservices
9 3 (4.23%) MVC
9 3 (4.23%) Scrum
9 3 (4.23%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (2.82%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.25%) SQL
2 22 (30.99%) Java
3 18 (25.35%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.90%) C#
4 12 (16.90%) PL/SQL
5 10 (14.08%) Python
6 8 (11.27%) Objective-C
6 8 (11.27%) Scala
7 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
8 6 (8.45%) Apple Swift
9 5 (7.04%) VB
10 3 (4.23%) Perl
10 3 (4.23%) RPG
10 3 (4.23%) RPG IV
11 2 (2.82%) COBOL
11 2 (2.82%) Jython
11 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 1 (1.41%) JCL
12 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) ISEB
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Apache Flume
1 3 (4.23%) Docker
1 3 (4.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (4.23%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Oracle
2 7 (9.86%) Apple
2 7 (9.86%) ION Trading
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) FatWire
5 3 (4.23%) Cloudera
6 2 (2.82%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.41%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) Informatica
7 1 (1.41%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.41%) Rally
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £295 per day
Posted: 3 days ago