The median contractor rate for a Systems Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 May 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
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 147 131
Contract jobs requiring a Systems Programmer 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.10% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £430 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £430 £341
% change year-on-year - +26.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £31.30

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1791 2732 2827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.27% 92.99% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1030 1540 1472
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 54 96
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -6.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Systems Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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