The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank - 99 100
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 1.08% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.14% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 4
Median daily rate - £344 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.38 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-16.33% -5.06%
Programmer
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1980 1938 1706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.16% 95.00% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1290 1132
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 65 65
Median hourly rate £11.75 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) UML
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Base SAS
5 2 (20.00%) SAS
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) hybris
6 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
6 1 (10.00%) R
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) GitHub
6 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 5 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (20.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Base SAS
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) hybris