The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 138 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 8 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.94% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.99% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 10
Average daily rate £338 £294 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £460 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £35.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-49.28% -20.00%
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 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2812 2830 2397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.94% 95.38% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1936 1783 1525
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 132 129
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire -4 4 £338 - 1
West Yorkshire -18 4 £338 - 5
Programmer
England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title.

1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) SAS
2 8 (29.63%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) Base SAS
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
5 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
5 5 (18.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Unix
6 4 (14.81%) XML
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
6 4 (14.81%) IBM
6 4 (14.81%) UML
6 4 (14.81%) DB2
6 4 (14.81%) OLAP
6 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
6 4 (14.81%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Stress Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) SAS
2 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
3 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.41%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) BigMachines
1 2 (7.41%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Base SAS
2 5 (18.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (14.81%) DB2
3 4 (14.81%) OLAP
3 4 (14.81%) OLAP Cube
3 4 (14.81%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (11.11%) MySQL
5 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) HTML5
1 4 (14.81%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.41%) CSS3
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) Mason
3 2 (7.41%) Visualforce
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (3.70%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Blog
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL V3
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) Stress Testing
3 4 (14.81%) UML
3 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
3 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 3 (11.11%) Open Source
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source Development
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Apex Code
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) R
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) BC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.41%) Siebel
4 1 (3.70%) hybris
4 1 (3.70%) Xamarin