Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 81 58
Rank change year-on-year -5 -23 +5
Contract jobs citing Internet 31 59 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.71% 2.63% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.84% 21.38% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 35
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £446 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.45% -28.89% +29.50%
10th Percentile £412 £185 £263
90th Percentile £596 £406 £550
South East median daily rate £433 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +17.03% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.85 £29.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.79% +93.33% +15.38%
South East median hourly rate £14.85 £13.50 £19.61
% change year-on-year +10.00% -31.16% +30.73%

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 224 276 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.36% 12.29% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 133 150
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £384 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% -5.88% +3.91%
10th Percentile £301 £147 £245
90th Percentile £479 £547 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £13.41 £15.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £40.20 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -28.00% +11.11%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -11 26 £455 +42.19% 3
High Wycombe -8 1 £400 +20.30% 2
Internet
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) Web Services
2 12 (38.71%) Mobile App
3 11 (35.48%) REST
3 11 (35.48%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (35.48%) SOAP
3 11 (35.48%) TDD
3 11 (35.48%) JIRA
3 11 (35.48%) QA
3 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
3 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
4 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
5 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
5 9 (29.03%) Cisco
6 8 (25.81%) CSS
6 8 (25.81%) VB
6 8 (25.81%) Windows
6 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
6 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
6 8 (25.81%) F5
6 8 (25.81%) Selenium
6 8 (25.81%) Firewall
7 7 (22.58%) Palo Alto
7 7 (22.58%) Telepresence
7 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
7 7 (22.58%) SDLC
7 7 (22.58%) Virtual Environments

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 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) Confluence
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Sauce Labs
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.23%) npm
4 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) BGP
2 7 (22.58%) BIG-IP
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco ISE
2 7 (22.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (22.58%) IPsec
2 7 (22.58%) LAN
2 7 (22.58%) SSL
2 7 (22.58%) TCP/IP
2 7 (22.58%) Telepresence
2 7 (22.58%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.45%) Network Security
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.23%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) Extranet
5 1 (3.23%) HTTP
5 1 (3.23%) Intranet
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Redis
2 3 (9.68%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Git (software)
1 11 (35.48%) JIRA
2 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
3 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
3 8 (25.81%) Selenium
4 6 (19.35%) Calabash
5 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
5 4 (12.90%) IntelliJ
6 3 (9.68%) Appium
6 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
6 3 (9.68%) WebDriver
7 1 (3.23%) GitLab
7 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (3.23%) Mocha
7 1 (3.23%) MSI
7 1 (3.23%) Protractor
7 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (3.23%) Banking
1 1 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Automation Tester
1 11 (35.48%) Tester
2 8 (25.81%) QA Automation Tester
2 8 (25.81%) QA Tester
3 6 (19.35%) Java Automation Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Network Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Junior
5 3 (9.68%) Junior Automation Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Junior Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Product Owner
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Assistant
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support
6 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Product Owner
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) Web Services
2 11 (35.48%) REST
2 11 (35.48%) SOAP
3 8 (25.81%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
4 2 (6.45%) Middleware
4 2 (6.45%) Silverlight
4 2 (6.45%) WCF
4 2 (6.45%) WPF
5 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.23%) DHTML
5 1 (3.23%) EJB
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) LDAP
5 1 (3.23%) Node.js
5 1 (3.23%) RESTful
5 1 (3.23%) Spring
5 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Mobile App
2 11 (35.48%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.68%) Internet of Things
5 2 (6.45%) BYOD
5 2 (6.45%) RIA
5 2 (6.45%) Smart Energy
6 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) New Media
6 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Android
3 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
5 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (35.48%) TDD
2 11 (35.48%) Test Automation
3 7 (22.58%) Network Management
3 7 (22.58%) SDLC
3 7 (22.58%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
5 4 (12.90%) BDD
5 4 (12.90%) Open Source
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL
6 3 (9.68%) QA Automation
6 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) EAI
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) Java
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) VB
3 6 (19.35%) Python
3 6 (19.35%) Ruby
4 4 (12.90%) Groovy
5 3 (9.68%) Apple Swift
6 2 (6.45%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) CCNP
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.13%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.45%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) F5
3 7 (22.58%) Aruba
3 7 (22.58%) Juniper
3 7 (22.58%) Palo Alto
4 5 (16.13%) Blue Coat
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) VMware