The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - - 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £331 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £41.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +37.50%
Programmer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
228 331 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.61% 97.07% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 231 241
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -40.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.42 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Programmer Skill Set
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Southampton region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development