The median contractor rate for a Programmer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 27 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 113 115
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.056% 0.20% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.21% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £500 £321 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.64% -5.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +16.66% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Hampshire. 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
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1711 1884 2012
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.32% 94.25% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1185 1271
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 100 149
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £15.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +66.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Hampshire

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Hampshire

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in Hampshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Hampshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) FTP
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) CA
1 3 (37.50%) zOS
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli NetView
1 3 (37.50%) X.25
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
1 3 (37.50%) LPAR
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Samba
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (12.50%) Ada

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) FTP
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) X.25
2 1 (12.50%) Link 11
2 1 (12.50%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) LPAR
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) zOS
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Ada
3 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) CA
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft