The median contractor rate for a Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

Programmer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 63
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.29% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridge median daily rate - - £275
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 283 343 443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.71% 96.62% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 773 1502
Cambridge median daily rate £340 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.56% +8.66%  
10th Percentile £200 £213 £213
90th Percentile £475 £506 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £340 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -15.00% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 74 108
Cambridge median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.72 £13.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £53.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.38 £35.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -44.62% +94.44%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Cambridge

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Cambridge

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in Cambridge

Programmer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Cambridge region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Biometrics
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) S-PLUS
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Life Science
1 2 (100.00%) CDISC
1 2 (100.00%) R

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) S-PLUS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Biometrics
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) CDISC