Period
to 22 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 82 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 0.27% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.28% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - - -
East of England median daily rate £325 £425 £325
% change year-on-year -23.53% +30.77% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 - -

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 1,022 1,061 1,178
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.24% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 510 703
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £418 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.29% -12.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £213 £140 £211
90th Percentile £563 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 132 94
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% -15.25% +73.53%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.66 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -20.93% +2.38% +7.69%

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
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 22 April 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 +3 2 - - 9
Programmer
East of England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Informatics
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source Development
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (25.00%) Magik
3 1 (25.00%) Smallworld
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Android Studio

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Smallworld
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (25.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Android Studio
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Informatics
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source Development
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Magik
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree