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 3 months to 24 April 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.

Degree
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 39 39
Rank change year-on-year -17 0  
Contract jobs citing Degree 30 45 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.86% 4.20% 4.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.11% 16.92% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 33
Median daily rate £325 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.15% +4.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £296 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £31.00 £24.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.16% -36.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £35.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year -21.77% +11.32%  

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 370 266 317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 35.27% 24.84% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 178 183
Median daily rate £420 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £404 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.31% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -57.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.53% +44.44%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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
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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -12 18 £400 -1.53% 10
High Wycombe +5 3 £225 -52.87% 1
Aylesbury -19 3 £300 - 1
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Computer Science
3 15 (30.61%) Finance
4 13 (26.53%) ITIL
4 13 (26.53%) Project Management
4 13 (26.53%) Retail
5 9 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (16.33%) Scrum
6 8 (16.33%) SQL
6 8 (16.33%) Oracle
7 7 (14.29%) JIRA
7 7 (14.29%) User Experience
8 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.24%) IT Strategy
8 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
8 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
8 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
8 6 (12.24%) Change Management
8 6 (12.24%) SAP
8 6 (12.24%) Windows
8 6 (12.24%) OO
8 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
9 5 (10.20%) Adobe
9 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.20%) Unix
9 5 (10.20%) CSS
9 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
9 5 (10.20%) HTML

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 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.16%) Confluence
3 3 (6.12%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.12%) CMS
3 3 (6.12%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) LiveCycle
3 3 (6.12%) SAS
4 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Staffware
2 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.04%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.04%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.04%) G Suite
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) LDAP
1 3 (6.12%) VLAN
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
2 2 (4.08%) VoIP
2 2 (4.08%) WAN
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) Intranet
3 1 (2.04%) SNMP
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) DB2
2 3 (6.12%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.12%) Redis
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.08%) Couchbase
3 2 (4.08%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) JIRA
2 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.20%) SonarQube
3 5 (10.20%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (4.08%) Selenium
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) Appium
5 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.04%) Calabash
5 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 13 (26.53%) Retail
3 5 (10.20%) Automotive
4 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 4 (8.16%) Marketing
5 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
5 3 (6.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (6.12%) Publishing
5 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.08%) German Language
7 1 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (2.04%) Dutch Language
7 1 (2.04%) Electronics
7 1 (2.04%) French Language
7 1 (2.04%) Italian Language
7 1 (2.04%) Legal
7 1 (2.04%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Project Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Finance Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Finance Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Process Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Network Communications Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Python/Django Developer
7 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) CSS
1 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) jQuery
3 3 (6.12%) .NET
3 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.08%) Django
4 2 (4.08%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) Java SE
5 1 (2.04%) JSON
5 1 (2.04%) LAMP
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.04%) SAP TM
5 1 (2.04%) Web Dynpro
5 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Computer Science
2 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (14.29%) User Experience
4 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
5 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
5 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
6 2 (4.08%) Graphic Design
6 2 (4.08%) iPad
6 2 (4.08%) iPhone
7 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.04%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 5 (10.20%) Unix
3 4 (8.16%) Android
3 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.16%) Linux
4 3 (6.12%) zOS
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) Project Management
3 9 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (16.33%) Scrum
5 6 (12.24%) Change Management
5 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
5 6 (12.24%) IT Strategy
5 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
5 6 (12.24%) OO
6 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
6 5 (10.20%) ITSM
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.20%) Service Management
6 5 (10.20%) Wireframes
7 4 (8.16%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Kanban
7 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.16%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) Python
4 3 (6.12%) C++
5 2 (4.08%) Ruby
5 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) ABAP
6 1 (2.04%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.04%) C
6 1 (2.04%) F#
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) APMG
3 3 (6.12%) MBA
3 3 (6.12%) PhD
4 2 (4.08%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CISA
5 1 (2.04%) CISMP
5 1 (2.04%) HND
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) EFQM
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
3 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) SAP
3 5 (10.20%) Adobe
4 4 (8.16%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) Google
5 3 (6.12%) ILOG
5 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.08%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.04%) Apple
Milton Keynes
VASSIT
Rate: £0 - £75,000 per year
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £180 - £210 per day + None
Posted: 5 days ago