Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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.

Developer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 416 639 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.85% 26.83% 18.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.20% 28.21% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 310 173
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £318 £306 £283
90th Percentile £548 £494 £475
South East median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £12.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +240.00% -66.67% +240.91%
10th Percentile £41.25 £12.50 £27.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £12.50 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +16.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,651 2,265 1,665
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 95.09% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 1,006 865
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £215 £217
90th Percentile £575 £525 £539
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 129 81
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.71% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £32.45 £42.62 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +13.89% -6.34% +6.76%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Buckinghamshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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 -1 265 £425 +13.33% 86
High Wycombe +1 24 £415 +14.48% 9
Aylesbury +1 14 £375 -27.71% 17
Beaconsfield +2 13 £450 +50.00% 6
Marlow +1 8 £356 - 5
Amersham +6 1 £390 +30.00% 4
Buckingham -2 1 £370 -1.33% 2
Chesham - 1 £250 - 2
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Developer in the job title.

1 172 (41.35%) JavaScript
2 161 (38.70%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (27.40%) Java
4 100 (24.04%) SQL
5 93 (22.36%) .NET
6 91 (21.88%) C#
7 88 (21.15%) HTML
8 84 (20.19%) AngularJS
9 81 (19.47%) Finance
10 79 (18.99%) CSS
11 69 (16.59%) Git (software)
12 65 (15.63%) Spring
13 62 (14.90%) Scrum
13 62 (14.90%) TDD
14 56 (13.46%) MVC
15 53 (12.74%) Node.js
16 52 (12.50%) SQL Server
17 49 (11.78%) Front End Development
18 45 (10.82%) Banking
19 44 (10.58%) ASP.NET
20 43 (10.34%) React
21 42 (10.10%) Web Development
21 42 (10.10%) Test Automation
22 41 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
23 38 (9.13%) HTML5
24 36 (8.65%) Oracle
24 36 (8.65%) XML
24 36 (8.65%) Android
25 35 (8.41%) Jenkins
25 35 (8.41%) Spring Boot

Developer 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (3.85%) Drupal
2 14 (3.37%) CMS
3 13 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.64%) Apache
4 11 (2.64%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.64%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (1.92%) EPiServer
6 8 (1.92%) K2 blackpearl
7 7 (1.68%) SAS
7 7 (1.68%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.68%) WordPress
8 5 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.72%) Confluence
10 3 (0.72%) IIS
11 2 (0.48%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.16%) Magento
2 7 (1.68%) Maximo
3 4 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.96%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (6.49%) OpenShift
3 20 (4.81%) GitHub
4 15 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (2.64%) PaaS
6 7 (1.68%) Office 365
7 6 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (0.96%) npm
9 3 (0.72%) Serverless
10 2 (0.48%) SaaS
11 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.24%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.96%) HTTP
2 2 (0.48%) FTP
2 2 (0.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.24%) ATM
3 1 (0.24%) Intranet
3 1 (0.24%) MQTT
3 1 (0.24%) SAN
3 1 (0.24%) SSH
3 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.49%) Relational Database
3 21 (5.05%) MongoDB
4 18 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (4.33%) MySQL
4 18 (4.33%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (3.85%) Hadoop
6 15 (3.61%) Big Data
7 10 (2.40%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.16%) Apache Hive
8 9 (2.16%) DB2
8 9 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.68%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.68%) OLAP
9 7 (1.68%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.44%) HBase
11 5 (1.20%) PowerCenter
11 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 69 (16.59%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.41%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.33%) Visual Studio
4 13 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.88%) Android Studio
6 11 (2.64%) JIRA
7 10 (2.40%) Maven
8 8 (1.92%) GitLab
9 7 (1.68%) git-flow
9 7 (1.68%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (1.44%) Mocha
11 5 (1.20%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (1.20%) Moq
11 5 (1.20%) MSTest
11 5 (1.20%) Protractor
11 5 (1.20%) Subversion
12 4 (0.96%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.72%) Babel
13 3 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 81 (19.47%) Finance
2 45 (10.82%) Banking
3 11 (2.64%) Retail
4 5 (1.20%) Automotive
4 5 (1.20%) Law
4 5 (1.20%) Retail Banking
5 3 (0.72%) Back Office
5 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.72%) Marketing
6 2 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Advertising
7 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.24%) Front Office
7 1 (0.24%) Games
7 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (22.36%) .NET
2 88 (21.15%) HTML
3 84 (20.19%) AngularJS
4 79 (18.99%) CSS
5 65 (15.63%) Spring
6 53 (12.74%) Node.js
7 44 (10.58%) ASP.NET
8 43 (10.34%) React
9 38 (9.13%) HTML5
10 36 (8.65%) XML
11 35 (8.41%) Spring Boot
12 28 (6.73%) jQuery
12 28 (6.73%) REST
12 28 (6.73%) Web Services
13 26 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (5.29%) RESTful
16 21 (5.05%) CSS3
16 21 (5.05%) Java EE
16 21 (5.05%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.73%) Mobile App
2 26 (6.25%) User Experience
3 21 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.40%) Data Structures
5 9 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (2.16%) iPad
6 8 (1.92%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.20%) CMDB
8 4 (0.96%) Fintech
8 4 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.48%) AS400
10 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.48%) iSeries
10 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.48%) RIA
11 1 (0.24%) DataPower
11 1 (0.24%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.65%) Android
2 15 (3.61%) Apple iOS
2 15 (3.61%) Windows
3 10 (2.40%) Linux
4 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.96%) Unix
5 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (38.70%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (14.90%) Scrum
2 62 (14.90%) TDD
3 56 (13.46%) MVC
4 49 (11.78%) Front End Development
5 42 (10.10%) Test Automation
5 42 (10.10%) Web Development
6 34 (8.17%) Android Development
7 32 (7.69%) DevOps
8 27 (6.49%) Microservices
9 25 (6.01%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (5.53%) BDD
11 22 (5.29%) Software Engineering
12 21 (5.05%) Migration
12 21 (5.05%) Mobile Development
13 19 (4.57%) ETL
13 19 (4.57%) SDLC
14 17 (4.09%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (3.85%) OO
16 15 (3.61%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (41.35%) JavaScript
2 114 (27.40%) Java
3 100 (24.04%) SQL
4 91 (21.88%) C#
5 14 (3.37%) PHP
6 12 (2.88%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.64%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.40%) Python
9 9 (2.16%) Apple Swift
10 6 (1.44%) Objective-C
10 6 (1.44%) Ruby
10 6 (1.44%) Scala
11 5 (1.20%) C++
11 5 (1.20%) COBOL
11 5 (1.20%) Java 8
11 5 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.20%) XPath
12 4 (0.96%) Go
12 4 (0.96%) JCL
12 4 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (2.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.20%) MCSE
3 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.96%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.96%) MCP
5 2 (0.48%) Degree
6 1 (0.24%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.24%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.64%) QA
2 9 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.96%) GDPR
4 2 (0.48%) COBIT
4 2 (0.48%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (6.73%) Docker
2 7 (1.68%) HDFS
3 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (1.44%) Control-M
2 5 (1.20%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.96%) Kibana
4 2 (0.48%) Ambari
4 2 (0.48%) Ansible
4 2 (0.48%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.48%) Nagios
4 2 (0.48%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 36 (8.65%) Oracle
2 28 (6.73%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.29%) IBM
4 10 (2.40%) hybris
5 9 (2.16%) ATG
5 9 (2.16%) Demandware
5 9 (2.16%) SAP
6 8 (1.92%) Informatica
6 8 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (1.92%) ServiceNow
6 8 (1.92%) Xamarin
7 7 (1.68%) Talend
8 5 (1.20%) Ab Initio
8 5 (1.20%) Apple
8 5 (1.20%) Sitecore
8 5 (1.20%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.96%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.96%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.96%) Tableau
10 3 (0.72%) Hortonworks