The median contractor rate for a Applications Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Application Developer
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 74 82
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.29% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.40% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £318 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £338
% change year-on-year +1.35% +9.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.23 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year +21.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 964 997 1141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.77% 95.59% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 526 519
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +32.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £12.00 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Buckinghamshire

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Developer in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in Buckinghamshire

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in Buckinghamshire

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Applications Developer 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (33.33%) Android Development
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) OAuth
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Node.js
4 1 (16.67%) Material Design
4 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) iPhone
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) git-flow
2 1 (16.67%) Gradle
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) OAuth
3 1 (16.67%) Android SDK
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Express
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Material Design
3 1 (16.67%) OAuth2
3 1 (16.67%) RxJava
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker