The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Buyer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Buyer
Rank 629 637 611
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Buyer 14 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.007% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.008% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Median daily rate £358 £319 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.15% +77.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £244 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £394 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £319 £180
% change year-on-year
-4.31% +77.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.80 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.80 - £22.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
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 £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Buyer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Buyer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Buyer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Buyer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Buyer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Buyer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Buyer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Buyer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Buyer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Buyer
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Buyer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
England +16 11 £365 +14.50% 3
London - 5 £420 -
South East +10 4 £400 +77.77% 1
Oxfordshire +12 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £400 -
Oxford - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
County Armagh - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £215 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £215 -
Lancashire - 1 £350 -
Belfast - 1 - -
City of London - 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £350 -
Wales - 1 £260 -
South Wales - 1 £260 -
Yorkshire - 1 £215 -
North West - 1 £350 - 1

Buyer Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 featuring Buyer in the job title.

1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Blog
4 1 (5.88%) Kanban
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) IaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Invoice Processing
4 1 (5.88%) Spend Analysis

Buyer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Blog
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
1 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
1 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
1 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.88%) Invoice Processing
2 1 (5.88%) Kanban
2 1 (5.88%) Logistics
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.88%) Spend Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
2 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) SAP
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