Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Applications Support was £213 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 26 July 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 Support
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 81 124
Rank change year-on-year -34 +43 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 16 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.75% 1.46% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.53% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £213 £235 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.57% -39.04% +22.87%
10th Percentile £192 £195 £293
90th Percentile £288 £288 £477
South East median daily rate £305 £338 £275
% change year-on-year -9.63% +22.73% -17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £60.00 £25.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.29% - -
South East median hourly rate £38.25 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% +27.50% -1.23%

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 2033 1900 2442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 95.27% 95.38% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 980 1206
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £225 £235 £230
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 72 88
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.40 £14.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.29% -2.42% -1.05%
10th Percentile £9.70 £8.55 £9.00
90th Percentile £58.25 £44.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £17.59 £19.81 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.22% +13.21% +2.94%

Applications Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Support in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Support in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Support in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Support in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Support in Buckinghamshire

Applications Support
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 Support within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 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 -30 15 £213 -9.57% 3
Aylesbury - 1 - -
Applications Support
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, Applications Support 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 Support in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 7 (43.75%) SLA
3 7 (43.75%) SAP
4 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (31.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
5 5 (31.25%) Release Management
5 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
5 5 (31.25%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Intranet
7 2 (12.50%) Internet
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
8 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
8 1 (6.25%) Java EE
8 1 (6.25%) JIRA
8 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
8 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 1 (6.25%) QlikView
8 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering

Applications Support 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.25%) QlikView
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) COM+
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) Java EE
2 1 (6.25%) JSP
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL V3
3 5 (31.25%) Release Management
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) SAP