Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 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.

Internet
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 51 70
Rank change year-on-year -42 +19 -4
Contract jobs citing Internet 32 72 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.53% 3.66% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.35% 19.78% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 17
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £336 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.14% -26.32% +46.15%
10th Percentile £265 £170 £365
90th Percentile £513 £522 £543
South East median daily rate £360 £375 £380
% change year-on-year -4.00% -1.32% +12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £29.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +75.76% +50.00%
South East median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -33.33% +15.53%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 282 364 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.49% 18.51% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 221 140
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £247 £200 £259
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 12
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +187.50% -3.03% -18.26%
10th Percentile £13.28 £13.70 £9.15
90th Percentile £55.00 £41.05 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £16.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +49.25% -48.46% +3.75%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Buckinghamshire

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Buckinghamshire

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Buckinghamshire

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Buckinghamshire

Internet
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 Internet within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 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 -33 30 £346 -1.14% 6
Beaconsfield - 1 £118 -
Internet
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 17 (53.13%) JIRA
3 16 (50.00%) QA
3 16 (50.00%) Java
3 16 (50.00%) Web Services
4 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
5 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (43.75%) TDD
5 14 (43.75%) Windows
5 14 (43.75%) SOAP
5 14 (43.75%) REST
5 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
5 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
5 14 (43.75%) Mobile App
6 13 (40.63%) Selenium
7 11 (34.38%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (31.25%) Appium
8 10 (31.25%) Docker
8 10 (31.25%) Apple iOS
8 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
8 10 (31.25%) WebDriver
8 10 (31.25%) Android
9 9 (28.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (28.13%) Confluence
9 9 (28.13%) Mac OS X
9 9 (28.13%) Bitbucket
9 9 (28.13%) Apple Swift
10 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (25.00%) Firewall

Internet
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 9 (28.13%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) Documentum
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (21.88%) Sauce Labs
3 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) VPN
3 5 (15.63%) Intranet
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.25%) Extranet
5 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 2 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) FTP
6 1 (3.13%) HTTP
6 1 (3.13%) SMTP
6 1 (3.13%) SSL
6 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) JIRA
2 14 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 13 (40.63%) Selenium
4 10 (31.25%) Appium
4 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 10 (31.25%) WebDriver
5 9 (28.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (28.13%) Bitbucket
6 4 (12.50%) Calabash
7 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
7 2 (6.25%) Protractor
8 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
8 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (21.88%) Banking
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Automation Tester
1 12 (37.50%) Tester
2 10 (31.25%) QA Automation Tester
2 10 (31.25%) QA Tester
3 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Internet Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Automation Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Unix Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) Web Services
2 14 (43.75%) REST
2 14 (43.75%) SOAP
3 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
3 7 (21.88%) Node.js
4 2 (6.25%) EJB
4 2 (6.25%) Middleware
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) cXML
5 1 (3.13%) ebXML
5 1 (3.13%) EDI
5 1 (3.13%) HTML
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Mobile App
2 11 (34.38%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (6.25%) Online Banking
6 1 (3.13%) DataPower
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Android
2 10 (31.25%) Apple iOS
3 9 (28.13%) Mac OS X
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Unix
6 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (43.75%) TDD
3 7 (21.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Open Source
4 6 (18.75%) SDLC
5 5 (15.63%) QA Automation
6 4 (12.50%) API Development
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 3 (9.38%) EAI
7 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.25%) DevOps
8 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
8 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) Apple Swift
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) Python
5 4 (12.50%) Ruby
5 4 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
6 1 (3.13%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (3.13%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) Groovy
6 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) MCSA
3 4 (12.50%) MCSE
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Docker
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco
2 4 (12.50%) Citrix
2 4 (12.50%) McAfee
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (6.25%) Brocade
3 2 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) webMethods