The median contractor rate for a Programmer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - 65 36
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.29% 3.50%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.30% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 14
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +12.50% +17.64%  
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 Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 560 662 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 96.22% 94.98% 93.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 461 259
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £263 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 27
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +31.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Tyne and Wear

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Tyne and Wear

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in Tyne and Wear

Programmer Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Adabas
1 2 (66.67%) NATURAL
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (66.67%) Adabas
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) NATURAL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree