Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programmer was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 85 72
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.24% 0.084% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.089% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
South Yorkshire median daily rate £356 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -25.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £318 £300 £365
90th Percentile £399 £300 £515
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £320 £388
% change year-on-year +21.09% -17.42% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £30.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 787 1124 935
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 94.77% 93.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 748 621
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% +15.38%
10th Percentile £195 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 53 86
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.10 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.48 £34.99 £25.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.35 £14.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.34% +0.35%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in South Yorkshire

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in South Yorkshire

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in South Yorkshire

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +13 1 £325 +8.33%
Programmer
Yorkshire

Programmer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) SQLPlus

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos