The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Senior Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank 260 274 248
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.031% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.032% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
8278 9272 8687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.04% 94.81% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4990 5586 4794
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 369 428 424
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +4.61%
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%

Senior Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Senior Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Programmer across the South East region.

Senior Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Programmer across the South East region.

Senior Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Programmer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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 - 1 - - 2
Senior Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, Senior 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 Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL

Senior 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 1 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) Impala
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sqoop
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (100.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Control-M
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle