Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programmer was £409 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 145 149
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.065% 0.22% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.23% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 14
West Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.73% -8.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £375 £289 £319
90th Percentile £428 £342 £481
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +21.09% -8.57% -16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2,986 3,036 3,992
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.57% 96.17% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,027 1,940 2,637
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £256
90th Percentile £550 £538 £543
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 116 170
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £12.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.60% -15.25% +19.19%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.12 £8.75
90th Percentile £40.00 £25.20 £23.80
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.92 £14.00
% change year-on-year +7.80% -0.61% +7.69%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in West Yorkshire

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in West Yorkshire

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in West Yorkshire

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Leeds -1 1 £430 +34.38% 5
Programmer
Yorkshire

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) RPG
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) SQLPlus
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Northgate
1 1 (50.00%) Civica
1 1 (50.00%) Capita
1 1 (50.00%) Academy Housing
1 1 (50.00%) Orchard
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
1 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
1 1 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Orchard Housing
1 1 (50.00%) Aareon QL
1 1 (50.00%) Aareon
1 1 (50.00%) OPENHousing
1 1 (50.00%) Kypera Housing
1 1 (50.00%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (50.00%) Northgate Housing

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Aareon QL
1 1 (50.00%) Academy Housing
1 1 (50.00%) Kypera Housing
1 1 (50.00%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (50.00%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (50.00%) OPENHousing
1 1 (50.00%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) RPG
1 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Aareon
1 1 (50.00%) Capita
1 1 (50.00%) Castleton
1 1 (50.00%) Civica
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Northgate
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Orchard
1 1 (50.00%) SAP