The median contractor rate for a Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 81 71 79
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.097% 0.58% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.60% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £342
% change year-on-year +12.50% +16.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £15.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +366.66% -64.70%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 966 997 1155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.88% 95.59% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 517 525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Buckinghamshire

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programmer in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Buckinghamshire

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in Buckinghamshire

Programmer Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Cloudera
1 1 (100.00%) Sqoop
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Oozie
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) Spark SQL

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Spark SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cloudera