The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Buyer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Buyer
Rank 611 630 592
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Buyer 10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.016% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Median daily rate £400 £386 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +120.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £175
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +120.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Buyer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47210 49030 46876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31067 31698 28896
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1405 1831 1932
Median hourly rate £17.10 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.01% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Buyer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Buyer in the job title.

Buyer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Buyer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Buyer Daily Rate Trend in England

Buyer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Buyer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Buyer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Buyer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Buyer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Buyer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Buyer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
West Midlands -25 4 £500 +28.20% 3
London - 3 £333 - 1
North West - 2 £400 - 1
South East +15 1 £400 -
Buyer
UK

Buyer Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Buyer 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 England region featuring Buyer in the job title.

1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics
5 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Law
5 1 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) NHS
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Blog
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) PaaS
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.26%) IaaS
5 1 (5.26%) Invoice Processing
5 1 (5.26%) Spend Analysis

Buyer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Blog
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Invoice Processing
3 1 (5.26%) Kanban
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Spend Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
London
LA International
Rate: £185 - £215 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £10 - £18 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago