Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Specialist was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 24 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 Specialist
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 104 129
Rank change year-on-year -23 +25 -5
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Specialist 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.042% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £200 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.74% -3.57% -
South East median daily rate £416 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +14.62% -0.68% -7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £28.13

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 2250 1619 2547
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 93.10% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 842 1281
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 £543 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 79 108
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 £9.16
90th Percentile £42.56 £39.00 £31.10
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%

Applications Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Specialist in Buckinghamshire

Applications Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Specialist in Buckinghamshire

Applications Specialist Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Applications Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management

Applications Specialist 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA