The median contractor rate for a Programmer was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 105 96
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.33% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.35% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Median daily rate £381 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% +12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £337 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +16.66% +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 Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1084 1435 1452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.37% 95.79% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 1013 1040
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.66 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.38% +5.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Leeds

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Leeds

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Leeds over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programmer in Leeds

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in Leeds

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

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 Leeds region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Scala
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) RPG
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) AS400
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) RPG IV
2 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (14.29%) vRealize
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
3 1 (14.29%) REST

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 2 (28.57%) Web Design
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) Scala
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) RPG
2 2 (28.57%) RPG IV
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Java
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) VMware