The table below looks at the statistics for ResourceLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ResourceLink over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 82 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.34% - 0.25%
As % of the Business Applications category 5.71% - 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.58% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Business Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
70 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.90% 4.45% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 19
Average daily rate £338 £460 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.63% +31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-32.07% -29.89%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ResourceLink across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

ResourceLink Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

ResourceLink
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

ResourceLink Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing ResourceLink also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ResourceLink.

1 10 (83.33%) Northgate
2 8 (66.67%) Migration
2 8 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) VB6
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) XHTML
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
3 2 (16.67%) Ingres
3 2 (16.67%) SAS
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) COBOL
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft

ResourceLink
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing ResourceLink also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ResourceLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Developer
3 6 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Systems Developer
5 2 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Payroll Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) HR Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) XHTML
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Migration
1 8 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (16.67%) SOA
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) COBOL
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) VB
1 2 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Northgate
2 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP