The median contractor rate for a Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 56 61
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.43% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.45% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +9.37% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £15.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +366.66% -64.70%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 567 668 670
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.59% 95.70% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 331 349
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £531 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 44
Median hourly rate £30.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £7.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.23 £42.65 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Hertfordshire

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Hertfordshire

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in Hertfordshire