The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 70 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 7 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 0.42% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.43% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 9
Median daily rate £230 £386 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.33% +14.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £294 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £477 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+53.03% -5.71%
Applications Support
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
944 1155 1167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.42% 96.01% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 541 667
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 51 69
Median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the Buckinghamshire region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support across the Buckinghamshire region.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Milton Keynes +6 7 £230 -40.33% 3
Applications Support
South East

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Applications Support 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) XSLT
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
4 3 (30.00%) Log4j
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) J2SE
4 3 (30.00%) J2EE
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Intranet
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Log4j
2 1 (10.00%) LSMW
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XSLT
2 4 (40.00%) XML
3 3 (30.00%) J2EE
3 3 (30.00%) J2SE
3 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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