Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 58 54
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 64 80 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.02% 3.49% 3.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.58% 16.00% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 35
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £433 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.79% +4.52% +10.71%
10th Percentile £284 £318 £271
90th Percentile £538 £524 £688
South East median daily rate £450 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +9.09% +8.55% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £41.70 £27.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.44% +8.00% -
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +33.33% -28.99%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 439 500 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 27.58% 21.79% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 298 348
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.43% +6.88%
10th Percentile £217 £236 £275
90th Percentile £571 £541 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £408
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.61% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 11
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +4.35%
10th Percentile £11.38 £13.61 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.63 £42.73 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £25.69 £23.00
% change year-on-year +36.24% +11.70% -36.11%

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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 43 £425 +3.66% 47
High Wycombe -4 8 £370 +68.18% 8
Beaconsfield - 8 £525 -
Aylesbury +3 1 - - 6
Marlow - 1 £485 - 2
Degree
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Degree.

1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 18 (28.13%) Finance
3 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
5 14 (21.88%) SQL
6 13 (20.31%) Business Analysis
6 13 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (18.75%) Prototyping
7 12 (18.75%) Rapid Prototyping
7 12 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 11 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (17.19%) Retail
8 11 (17.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (15.63%) React
9 10 (15.63%) Project Management
10 9 (14.06%) C++
10 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
10 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
10 9 (14.06%) REST
11 8 (12.50%) Node.js
11 8 (12.50%) GitHub
11 8 (12.50%) User Experience
11 8 (12.50%) Data Structures
11 8 (12.50%) Analytics
11 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 8 (12.50%) GraphQL
11 8 (12.50%) React Native
11 8 (12.50%) Open Source
11 8 (12.50%) SOAP

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 7 (10.94%) CMS
2 6 (9.38%) Drupal
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.13%) Confluence
5 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.56%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.56%) Documentum
6 1 (1.56%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.56%) IIS
6 1 (1.56%) JBoss
6 1 (1.56%) JRun
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) GitHub
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) NAS
1 3 (4.69%) SAN
2 2 (3.13%) Broadband
2 2 (3.13%) LAN
2 2 (3.13%) Skype
2 2 (3.13%) Unified Communications
2 2 (3.13%) WAN
2 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.56%) Extranet
3 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.56%) Intranet
3 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Redis
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.56%) DB2
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.81%) Appium
2 5 (7.81%) Selenium
3 4 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.13%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.13%) Calabash
4 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.56%) Xcode
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Retail
3 7 (10.94%) Automotive
3 7 (10.94%) German Language
3 7 (10.94%) Marketing
4 6 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (6.25%) Electronics
5 4 (6.25%) Legal
6 3 (4.69%) Banking
7 2 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.56%) Billing
8 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Analyst
2 9 (14.06%) Developer
3 8 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.94%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.25%) Tester
7 3 (4.69%) Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Digital Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) QA Automation Tester
7 3 (4.69%) QA Tester
7 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Firmware Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Network Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Network Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) React
2 9 (14.06%) REST
3 8 (12.50%) GraphQL
3 8 (12.50%) Node.js
3 8 (12.50%) React Native
3 8 (12.50%) SOAP
4 7 (10.94%) CSS
4 7 (10.94%) HTML
5 2 (3.13%) .NET
5 2 (3.13%) Middleware
6 1 (1.56%) Django
6 1 (1.56%) Flash
6 1 (1.56%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.56%) J2EE
6 1 (1.56%) JSON
6 1 (1.56%) Redux
6 1 (1.56%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.56%) WCF
6 1 (1.56%) Web Services
6 1 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 8 (12.50%) User Experience
3 7 (10.94%) Management Information System
4 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.13%) e-Learning
6 2 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.13%) VHDL
7 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.56%) Clustering
7 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.56%) Robotics
7 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.56%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Unix
3 4 (6.25%) Linux
4 3 (4.69%) Android
4 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.56%) Robot Operating System
6 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 13 (20.31%) Business Analysis
3 13 (20.31%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 12 (18.75%) Prototyping
4 12 (18.75%) Rapid Prototyping
5 11 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (15.63%) Project Management
7 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
8 8 (12.50%) Analytics
8 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 8 (12.50%) Open Source
9 7 (10.94%) B2C
9 7 (10.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.94%) TDD
10 6 (9.38%) ITIL
10 6 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) JavaScript
2 14 (21.88%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) C++
4 7 (10.94%) C#
5 6 (9.38%) Java
6 3 (4.69%) C
7 2 (3.13%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.13%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) Ruby
8 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.56%) Tcl
8 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (10.94%) ISEB
2 7 (10.94%) Master's Degree
3 4 (6.25%) APMP
4 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) MCSE
5 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.56%) CCIE
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) CISA
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) CISM
6 1 (1.56%) CISSP
6 1 (1.56%) HNC
6 1 (1.56%) MBA
6 1 (1.56%) NCDA
6 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) GxP
2 4 (6.25%) SLA
3 3 (4.69%) QA
4 2 (3.13%) COBIT
4 2 (3.13%) PMO
5 1 (1.56%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.56%) GDPR
5 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.56%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Docker
2 3 (4.69%) Firmware
3 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) Ansible
2 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.56%) SnapMirror
2 1 (1.56%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
4 2 (3.13%) Intel
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
5 1 (1.56%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.56%) EMC
5 1 (1.56%) Epicor
5 1 (1.56%) F5
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) GUPTA
5 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.56%) Kofax
5 1 (1.56%) Meridio
5 1 (1.56%) NetApp
5 1 (1.56%) OpenText
5 1 (1.56%) Remedy
5 1 (1.56%) Tableau
5 1 (1.56%) Xilinx