The median contractor rate for a Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank - 40 54
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.38% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £325 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.02%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £342
% change year-on-year +12.50% +16.95%  
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 244 264 403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 93.49% 94.29% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 182 279
Median daily rate £375 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 21
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £13.20 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Southampton

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Southampton

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in Southampton