The median contractor rate for a Programmer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire 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
England / Yorkshire
Rank 121 132 128
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 5 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.36% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Median daily rate £525 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £271 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £350 £536
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 Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2065 2741 2537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.99% 96.55% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1822 1597
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £259 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 115 136
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.50 £35.00
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 Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Yorkshire

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Yorkshire

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Programmer in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programmer in Yorkshire

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in Yorkshire

Programmer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +15 5 £525 +55.55% 2
Programmer
England

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 3 (33.33%) Games
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby
1 3 (33.33%) Web Development
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Scala
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Xbox
1 3 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (22.22%) PlayStation
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (22.22%) Web Design
2 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 2 (22.22%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) AS400
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) RPG

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
2 2 (22.22%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Xbox
2 2 (22.22%) PlayStation
3 1 (11.11%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 2 (22.22%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby
1 3 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (11.11%) RPG
2 1 (11.11%) RPG IV
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
1 1 (11.11%) VMware