The median contractor rate for a Developer was £364 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 5 3 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 225 203 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.87% 19.46% 17.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.29% 20.36% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 119 112
Median daily rate £364 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.46% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

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 966 997 1155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.88% 95.59% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 517 525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Buckinghamshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Buckinghamshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Buckinghamshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Buckinghamshire

Developer
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 Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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 -4 131 £363 +2.11% 33
Aylesbury +1 21 £400 -6.70% 6
Gerrards Cross - 5 £275 -
Beaconsfield - 4 £275 -
Chesham - 2 - -
Marlow - 2 £506 - 5
High Wycombe -4 1 £315 -10.00% 2
Buckingham - 1 - -
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 185 (47.80%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (38.24%) Java
3 140 (36.18%) JavaScript
4 124 (32.04%) HTML
5 115 (29.72%) CSS
6 85 (21.96%) Scrum
7 81 (20.93%) Banking
8 79 (20.41%) .NET
9 78 (20.16%) Finance
10 72 (18.60%) C#
11 65 (16.80%) Git (software)
11 65 (16.80%) CSS3
12 62 (16.02%) TDD
13 61 (15.76%) SQL
13 61 (15.76%) HTML5
14 59 (15.25%) jQuery
15 56 (14.47%) AngularJS
16 55 (14.21%) Spring
17 50 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
18 49 (12.66%) SQL Server
19 48 (12.40%) XML
20 47 (12.14%) MVC
20 47 (12.14%) Web Development
21 45 (11.63%) ASP.NET
22 44 (11.37%) Front End Development
23 42 (10.85%) Oracle
23 42 (10.85%) Android
23 42 (10.85%) Jenkins
24 41 (10.59%) OO
25 39 (10.08%) Mobile App

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 23 (5.94%) Apache Spark
2 20 (5.17%) CMS
3 16 (4.13%) EPiServer
4 8 (2.07%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.29%) Apache
5 5 (1.29%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.03%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.52%) Confluence
8 2 (0.52%) JBoss
8 2 (0.52%) SAS
8 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.52%) WordPress
9 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (1.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.26%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (4.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.33%) Temenos T24
3 4 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.26%) Magento
5 1 (0.26%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.26%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.07%) OpenShift
2 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.03%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.52%) Google Checkout
6 2 (0.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.58%) Intranet
2 7 (1.81%) Internet
3 5 (1.29%) Extranet
4 3 (0.78%) AMQP
4 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.52%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.52%) FTP
5 2 (0.52%) Network Security
6 1 (0.26%) HTTP
6 1 (0.26%) LAN
6 1 (0.26%) LDAP
6 1 (0.26%) VoIP
6 1 (0.26%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.53%) Hadoop
3 29 (7.49%) Big Data
4 21 (5.43%) Apache Hive
4 21 (5.43%) Impala
5 17 (4.39%) MySQL
6 12 (3.10%) MongoDB
7 10 (2.58%) Data Lake
7 10 (2.58%) DB2
7 10 (2.58%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.07%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 65 (16.80%) Git (software)
2 42 (10.85%) Jenkins
3 30 (7.75%) Maven
4 23 (5.94%) Gradle
5 20 (5.17%) Visual Studio
6 19 (4.91%) Eclipse
7 15 (3.88%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (3.10%) JUnit
9 11 (2.84%) Android Studio
10 10 (2.58%) JIRA
10 10 (2.58%) Subversion
11 8 (2.07%) Ant
11 8 (2.07%) Selenium
12 7 (1.81%) Bitbucket
12 7 (1.81%) Mockito
12 7 (1.81%) Spock
13 6 (1.55%) git-flow
13 6 (1.55%) Hudson
13 6 (1.55%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (1.29%) GDB
General
1 81 (20.93%) Banking
2 78 (20.16%) Finance
3 22 (5.68%) Marketing
4 14 (3.62%) Retail
5 8 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.55%) Automotive
7 5 (1.29%) German Language
8 3 (0.78%) Electronics
8 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.78%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.52%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Games
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Military
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (32.04%) HTML
2 115 (29.72%) CSS
3 79 (20.41%) .NET
4 65 (16.80%) CSS3
5 61 (15.76%) HTML5
6 59 (15.25%) jQuery
7 56 (14.47%) AngularJS
8 55 (14.21%) Spring
9 48 (12.40%) XML
10 45 (11.63%) ASP.NET
11 39 (10.08%) REST
12 33 (8.53%) Web Services
13 32 (8.27%) .NET Framework
14 31 (8.01%) Spring Boot
15 30 (7.75%) Ajax
16 29 (7.49%) SOAP
16 29 (7.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 28 (7.24%) Java EE
17 28 (7.24%) Node.js
18 27 (6.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.08%) Mobile App
2 19 (4.91%) Mobile Banking
3 13 (3.36%) User Experience
4 11 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.07%) iPad
7 7 (1.81%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.81%) iPhone
8 6 (1.55%) AS400
9 5 (1.29%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.03%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.52%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.52%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.26%) Clustering
12 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.26%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.26%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.26%) Replication
12 1 (0.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.85%) Android
2 24 (6.20%) Linux
3 18 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.36%) Windows
5 9 (2.33%) Unix
6 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (47.80%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (21.96%) Scrum
3 62 (16.02%) TDD
4 50 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (12.14%) MVC
5 47 (12.14%) Web Development
6 44 (11.37%) Front End Development
7 41 (10.59%) OO
8 36 (9.30%) Android Development
9 26 (6.72%) Software Engineering
10 25 (6.46%) Microservices
11 24 (6.20%) Unit Testing
12 23 (5.94%) CRM
13 20 (5.17%) Data Modelling
14 18 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (4.13%) E-Commerce
16 15 (3.88%) Mobile Development
16 15 (3.88%) SOA
17 14 (3.62%) ETL
17 14 (3.62%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 148 (38.24%) Java
2 140 (36.18%) JavaScript
3 72 (18.60%) C#
4 61 (15.76%) SQL
5 25 (6.46%) Groovy
5 25 (6.46%) Python
6 20 (5.17%) Scala
7 16 (4.13%) PL/SQL
8 15 (3.88%) Perl
9 12 (3.10%) C++
9 12 (3.10%) PHP
10 10 (2.58%) Apple Swift
10 10 (2.58%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.58%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.81%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.55%) RPG
13 5 (1.29%) C
14 4 (1.03%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.03%) Ruby
14 4 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (5.68%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.91%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.62%) DV Cleared
4 9 (2.33%) Degree
5 2 (0.52%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.55%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) PMO
2 2 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.07%) Docker
2 5 (1.29%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.78%) HDFS
4 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (1.81%) Oozie
2 3 (0.78%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.52%) Ansible
3 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.26%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 42 (10.85%) Oracle
2 34 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.62%) IBM
4 13 (3.36%) SAP
5 11 (2.84%) Cloudera
5 11 (2.84%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (2.07%) Apple
6 8 (2.07%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.29%) Adobe
7 5 (1.29%) Red Hat
7 5 (1.29%) Temenos
8 4 (1.03%) Google
8 4 (1.03%) Informatica
8 4 (1.03%) Symantec
8 4 (1.03%) Talend
9 3 (0.78%) Sencha
10 2 (0.52%) Coremetrics
10 2 (0.52%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.52%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.52%) hybris
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