The median contractor rate for a Senior Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 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.

Senior Programmer
England > North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 150
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Programmer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median daily rate - - £425
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2769 3567 3515
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.67% 94.89% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5318 7977 7306
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
10th Percentile £231 £250 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £528
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 407 629
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -6.25%  
10th Percentile £11.04 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.00 £44.09
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

Senior Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Senior Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Programmer in the North West

Senior Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Programmer in the North West

Senior Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Programmer in the North West

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Senior 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 North West region featuring Senior Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

Senior Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle