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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Programmer
Rank - - 251
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £410 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00
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
9170 9361 8882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.26% 94.33% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5549 5142 4874
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 £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 452 487
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.85 £50.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Java SE
3 4 (57.14%) Java EE
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (57.14%) JPA
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) JRules
3 4 (57.14%) JSF
3 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 4 (57.14%) OpenText Process Suite
3 4 (57.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
3 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) Process Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) Jython
3 4 (57.14%) JMS
3 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
3 4 (57.14%) Toad
3 4 (57.14%) Ant
3 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
3 4 (57.14%) EJB
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL

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 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (14.29%) BigMachines
2 1 (14.29%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Ant
1 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Toad
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) EJB
2 4 (57.14%) Java EE
2 4 (57.14%) Java SE
2 4 (57.14%) JMS
2 4 (57.14%) JPA
2 4 (57.14%) JRules
2 4 (57.14%) JSF
2 4 (57.14%) SOAP
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) Android SDK
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Mason
3 1 (14.29%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Process Management
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Android Development
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Jython
3 4 (57.14%) PL/SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (14.29%) Apex Code
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) Siebel