The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior Buyer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Buyer
Rank 618 598 600
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Buyer 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.004% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £483 £275 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.45% +3.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
48407 47998 47631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.77% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31930 29619 29578
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1378 1922 1987
Median hourly rate £17.89 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Senior Buyer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Buyer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Buyer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Buyer Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Buyer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Buyer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior 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 Senior Buyer within the England region over the 3 months to 3 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
London - 2 £483 -
East of England - 1 - -
Senior Buyer
UK

Senior Buyer Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Senior 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 Senior Buyer in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Law
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Senior 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:

General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Law
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared