Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 107 110
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 17 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.72% 0.23% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.25% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 16
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £320 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -6.91% -1.79%
South East median daily rate £400 £370 £389
% change year-on-year +8.11% -4.82% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2244 1629 2507
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 93.14% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 844 1259
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £228 £213 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 78 107
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.14
90th Percentile £42.50 £39.13 £31.30
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

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
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -20 11 £350 +9.38%
Applications Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 12 (70.59%) JIRA
2 10 (58.82%) Unix
3 9 (52.94%) Banking
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
5 6 (35.29%) GitLab
6 5 (29.41%) Fraud Detection
6 5 (29.41%) Retail Banking
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Scala
7 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
7 4 (23.53%) Impala
8 3 (17.65%) Java
9 2 (11.76%) J2EE
9 2 (11.76%) Web Services
9 2 (11.76%) OOP
9 2 (11.76%) OO
9 2 (11.76%) Scrum
9 2 (11.76%) Control-M
9 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
9 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.76%) Spark Streaming
10 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
10 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
10 1 (5.88%) JSON

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 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Impala
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) JIRA
2 6 (35.29%) GitLab
2 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 9 (52.94%) Banking
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) J2EE
1 2 (11.76%) Spark Streaming
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) CSS3
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.88%) WinForms
2 1 (5.88%) WSDL
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Mindset
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (29.41%) Fraud Detection
2 2 (11.76%) OO
2 2 (11.76%) OOP
2 2 (11.76%) Scrum
2 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
2 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Scala
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.88%) IBM
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat