The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing POSIX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £414 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +37.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
POSIX
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
236 324 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.61% 25.12% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 180 153
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £15.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +150.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing POSIX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire