Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programmer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Programmer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 189 179
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 4 18 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.090% 0.33% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.34% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 21
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.09% -14.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £329 £290 £319
90th Percentile £459 £425 £500
England median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £30.00
England median hourly rate £35.56 £37.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -4.54% -12.35% +21.43%

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 4288 5241 5815
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.17% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 3361 3873
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £545 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 200 316
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +2.98% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.49 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.48 £29.63 £28.88
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 22 November 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 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 22 November 2017. 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 +16 2 £356 +18.75%
West Yorkshire +1 2 £425 +32.81% 2
Programmer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Toad
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) SQLPlus
2 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Northgate
3 1 (25.00%) Civica
3 1 (25.00%) Capita
3 1 (25.00%) Academy Housing
3 1 (25.00%) Orchard
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing

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 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Aareon QL
1 1 (25.00%) Academy Housing
1 1 (25.00%) Kypera Housing
1 1 (25.00%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (25.00%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (25.00%) OPENHousing
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (25.00%) Orchard Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (50.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) Aareon
3 1 (25.00%) Capita
3 1 (25.00%) Castleton
3 1 (25.00%) Civica
3 1 (25.00%) Northgate
3 1 (25.00%) Orchard