Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programmer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 October 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 181 202
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 10 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.094% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.097% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 17
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +21.09% -14.67%
10th Percentile £325 £329 £290
90th Percentile £480 £459 £425
England median daily rate £450 £463 £400
% change year-on-year -2.70% +15.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year +8.43% +23.88% -16.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,688 4,121 5,405
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 97.01% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,128 2,693 3,500
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £250
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 127 194
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +4.40%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.30 £9.30
90th Percentile £41.50 £24.70 £29.28
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Programmer in Yorkshire

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 October 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
South Yorkshire +5 4 £350 -1.75% 2
West Yorkshire -15 1 £550 +29.41% 2
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Yorkshire region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) RPG
2 4 (40.00%) RPG IV
3 3 (30.00%) ACF2
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) zOS
3 3 (30.00%) RACF
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (20.00%) PACS
4 2 (20.00%) CA
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
4 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (10.00%) Grafana
5 1 (10.00%) Gatling
5 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Groovy
5 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) nginx
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (10.00%) Puppet
5 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement

Programmer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
1 2 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Gatling
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Grunt
1 1 (10.00%) gulp
1 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Sublime Text
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
1 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) zOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Data Capture
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) RPG
1 4 (40.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Groovy
2 1 (10.00%) Haskell
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) ACF2
1 3 (30.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Grafana
1 1 (10.00%) Kibana
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (10.00%) BMC
3 1 (10.00%) Google