The median contractor rate for a Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
England / Midlands
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 0.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £341
% change year-on-year +12.50% +17.30%  
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 the 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
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 111 190 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 96.52% 94.06% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 91 57
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in the Midlands

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in the Midlands

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in the Midlands