The median contractor rate for a Programmer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 28 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 91 81
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.26% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.27% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Median daily rate £363 £393 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.64% +16.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £311 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +23.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £33.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +51.51% -17.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1450 1481 1497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.46% 96.04% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 888 895 879
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £252 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 52 67
Median hourly rate £13.86 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in the East Midlands

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in the East Midlands

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in the East Midlands

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +1 1 £325 +8.33%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) RPG
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) Synon
2 2 (40.00%) iSeries
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Xbox
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Synon
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) RPG
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript