Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 77 81
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.28% 0.41% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.45% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - - £400
East of England median daily rate £356 £331 £400
% change year-on-year +7.55% -17.19% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £34.50 £48.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.13% - -
East of England median hourly rate £34.50 £48.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year -28.13% +43.28% -33.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1,017 1,123 1,197
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 93.12% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 573 699
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £420 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £240 £163 £184
90th Percentile £575 £501 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 77
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.09% -46.93% +87.50%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.29 £10.05
90th Percentile £46.50 £47.35 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50% -

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Cambridgeshire

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Cambridgeshire

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in Cambridgeshire

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Programmer in Cambridgeshire

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +4 2 - - 9
Programmer
East of England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Informatics
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Android Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source Development
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Android Studio
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Nucleus RTOS
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Informatics
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source Development
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree