Period
to 23 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Systems Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 October 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.

System Programmer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 187 195
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.11% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Scotland median daily rate - £430 -
UK median daily rate £494 £398 £400
% change year-on-year +24.21% -0.63% -9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £28.56 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4615 4373 5866
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 93.98% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2604 2561 3019
Scotland median daily rate £383 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -0.69% -2.68%
10th Percentile £229 £224 £238
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 113 132
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £15.82 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.53% -20.93% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £9.93
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.00 £46.90
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Systems Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Systems Programmer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Systems Programmer in Scotland

Systems Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Systems Programmer in Scotland