The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Buyer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Buyer
Rank 640 634 618
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Buyer 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.004% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.004% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
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 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior Buyer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Buyer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Buyer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Buyer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Buyer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Buyer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Buyer
Top 3 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 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
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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 -5 3 £475 - 2
London - 2 £483 -
North West - 1 £400 - 1

Senior Buyer Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 featuring Senior Buyer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Senior 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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
North West
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive Rate
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