Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Academic Degree
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 48 50
Rank change year-on-year -29 +2 +4
Contract jobs citing Degree 55 70 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.58% 3.51% 3.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.37% 14.34% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 52 63
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +21.60%
10th Percentile £214 £281 £250
90th Percentile £564 £513 £548
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -45.14% +173.44%
10th Percentile £11.75 £24.00 £25.10
90th Percentile £31.80 £24.00 £58.00
South East median hourly rate £27.38 £41.75 £37.62
% change year-on-year -34.42% +10.98% +24.36%

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 587 488 598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.51% 24.50% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 337 355
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £407 £417 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.28% +11.07% +10.29%
10th Percentile £225 £242 £230
90th Percentile £550 £535 £525
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.99% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 10 16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.70 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.65% -63.27% +185.00%
10th Percentile £13.68 £10.47 £18.39
90th Percentile £57.88 £39.25 £56.50
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +7.14%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Buckinghamshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Buckinghamshire

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Buckinghamshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Buckinghamshire

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Buckinghamshire

Degree
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 Degree 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 -23 35 £390 +8.33% 11
High Wycombe +2 8 £235 -48.35% 1
Aylesbury -15 4 £325 -26.14%
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 21 (38.18%) Finance
4 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
5 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (20.00%) Project Management
6 11 (20.00%) Banking
6 11 (20.00%) JIRA
7 10 (18.18%) Java
7 10 (18.18%) Windows
8 9 (16.36%) ITIL
8 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
9 8 (14.55%) Redis
9 8 (14.55%) Docker
9 8 (14.55%) Retail
9 8 (14.55%) CMS
9 8 (14.55%) Scrum
9 8 (14.55%) QA
9 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Incident Management
9 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
9 8 (14.55%) Confluence
10 7 (12.73%) Open Source
10 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
10 7 (12.73%) SQL
10 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.73%) DevOps
11 6 (10.91%) User Experience

Degree
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 8 (14.55%) CMS
1 8 (14.55%) Confluence
2 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.09%) Drupal
3 5 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.45%) Alfresco
4 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.45%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (5.45%) IIS
4 3 (5.45%) Liferay
4 3 (5.45%) LiveCycle
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (5.45%) SAS
5 2 (3.64%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Staffware
2 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.27%) Google Analytics
3 3 (5.45%) OpenShift
3 3 (5.45%) PaaS
4 2 (3.64%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Office 365
5 1 (1.82%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
1 3 (5.45%) LDAP
2 1 (1.82%) 2G
2 1 (1.82%) 3G
2 1 (1.82%) 4G
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (1.82%) GSM
2 1 (1.82%) LTE
2 1 (1.82%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.82%) SNMP
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) UMTS
2 1 (1.82%) VLAN
2 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Redis
2 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.45%) DB2
3 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.64%) Couchbase
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) JIRA
2 9 (16.36%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.91%) Selenium
5 5 (9.09%) SonarQube
5 5 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (7.27%) Appium
6 4 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.27%) Bitbucket
6 4 (7.27%) Calabash
6 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.64%) Subversion
7 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.82%) Maven
8 1 (1.82%) webpack
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Banking
3 8 (14.55%) Retail
4 6 (10.91%) Marketing
4 6 (10.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (7.27%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (5.45%) Automotive
7 2 (3.64%) Spanish Language
7 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.82%) Electronics
8 1 (1.82%) German Language
8 1 (1.82%) Legal
8 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Project Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Finance Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Finance Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Process Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Information Officer
7 2 (3.64%) Marketing Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (3.64%) PHP Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) CSS
1 5 (9.09%) HTML
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) jQuery
2 4 (7.27%) Spring
3 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (3.64%) Django
4 2 (3.64%) HTML5
4 2 (3.64%) JSON
4 2 (3.64%) Node.js
4 2 (3.64%) OAuth
4 2 (3.64%) REST
4 2 (3.64%) RESTful
4 2 (3.64%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.64%) Spring Security
4 2 (3.64%) Swagger
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (21.82%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.91%) User Experience
4 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.64%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.64%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.64%) iPad
5 2 (3.64%) iPhone
5 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Android
2 6 (10.91%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.09%) Unix
4 4 (7.27%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Project Management
3 9 (16.36%) ITIL
4 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (14.55%) Incident Management
4 8 (14.55%) Scrum
4 8 (14.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (12.73%) DevOps
5 7 (12.73%) Open Source
5 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
6 6 (10.91%) Microservices
6 6 (10.91%) OO
6 6 (10.91%) TDD
6 6 (10.91%) Wireframes
7 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (9.09%) Change Management
7 5 (9.09%) CRM
7 5 (9.09%) Information Security
7 5 (9.09%) ITSM
7 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.18%) Java
3 7 (12.73%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) Ruby
5 5 (9.09%) C#
6 4 (7.27%) Apple Swift
6 4 (7.27%) C++
7 2 (3.64%) PHP
7 2 (3.64%) Python
7 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.82%) ES6
8 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) Master's Degree
4 3 (5.45%) APMG
4 3 (5.45%) CISM
4 3 (5.45%) CISSP
5 2 (3.64%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.82%) CGEIT
6 1 (1.82%) CISA
6 1 (1.82%) CISMP
6 1 (1.82%) CRISC
6 1 (1.82%) HND
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) COBIT
3 2 (3.64%) EFQM
3 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.64%) PMO
4 1 (1.82%) GxP
4 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Docker
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 5 (9.09%) Adobe
3 5 (9.09%) Google
4 4 (7.27%) Cloudera
5 3 (5.45%) IBM
5 3 (5.45%) ILOG
5 3 (5.45%) OpenText
6 2 (3.64%) Apigee
6 2 (3.64%) Blue Prism
6 2 (3.64%) MuleSoft
6 2 (3.64%) WSO2
7 1 (1.82%) Apple
7 1 (1.82%) Avaya
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
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Posted: Yesterday
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