Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 63 55
Rank change year-on-year -20 -8 +26
Contract jobs citing Internet 50 49 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.11% 2.82% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.03% 16.39% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 36
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £450 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +29.50% +2.96%
10th Percentile £188 £263 £251
90th Percentile £403 £550 £517
South East median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year - +5.71% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 - £15.00
10th Percentile £27.00 - £9.60
90th Percentile £31.00 - £16.43
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £21.25 £16.25
% change year-on-year -41.18% +30.77% +47.73%

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 312 299 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.18% 17.18% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 163 196
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.74% +22.95%
10th Percentile £162 £258 £256
90th Percentile £537 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +30.61%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £10.35
90th Percentile £54.75 £38.75 £27.50
South East median hourly rate £17.43 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.66% +11.70% +26.83%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -21 42 £325 -31.49% 2
High Wycombe -7 5 £333 +25.47% 1
Internet
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Internet.

1 32 (64.00%) Java
2 23 (46.00%) SQL
3 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (42.00%) JIRA
5 17 (34.00%) SOAP
5 17 (34.00%) Intranet
6 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (30.00%) TDD
7 14 (28.00%) Banking
7 14 (28.00%) Finance
7 14 (28.00%) Web Services
7 14 (28.00%) XML
7 14 (28.00%) Test Automation
7 14 (28.00%) REST
8 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
8 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
8 13 (26.00%) QA
8 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (24.00%) Selenium
9 12 (24.00%) Cucumber
10 11 (22.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (22.00%) Android
10 11 (22.00%) WebSphere
10 11 (22.00%) Mobile App
10 11 (22.00%) Appium
10 11 (22.00%) Windows
10 11 (22.00%) IBM
11 10 (20.00%) Mac OS X
11 10 (20.00%) EAI
11 10 (20.00%) Apple Swift

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 11 (22.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (20.00%) Confluence
3 3 (6.00%) CMS
4 2 (4.00%) Drupal
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.00%) Liferay
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Sauce Labs
2 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.00%) PaaS
4 2 (4.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (4.00%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (2.00%) npm
5 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.00%) Intranet
2 9 (18.00%) FTP
2 9 (18.00%) HTTP
2 9 (18.00%) SMTP
2 9 (18.00%) SSL
3 2 (4.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 2 (4.00%) Wireless
4 1 (2.00%) AMQP
4 1 (2.00%) BGP
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.00%) Extranet
4 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) MPLS
4 1 (2.00%) OSPF
4 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) Redis
2 6 (12.00%) Big Data
3 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.00%) DB2
5 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) GIS
6 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (42.00%) JIRA
2 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (26.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (24.00%) Cucumber
3 12 (24.00%) Selenium
4 11 (22.00%) Appium
4 11 (22.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (20.00%) Bitbucket
5 10 (20.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (10.00%) Calabash
6 5 (10.00%) Protractor
7 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.00%) IntelliJ
7 3 (6.00%) Jasmine
7 3 (6.00%) NUnit
7 3 (6.00%) PhantomJS
7 3 (6.00%) SpecFlow
7 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.00%) Mocha
General
1 14 (28.00%) Banking
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Retail
3 6 (12.00%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (4.00%) Marketing
6 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Automation Tester
1 14 (28.00%) Tester
2 10 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 10 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Automation Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Senior QA Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.00%) Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Marketing Specialist
9 2 (4.00%) Network Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) PHP Specialist
9 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) SOAP
2 14 (28.00%) REST
2 14 (28.00%) Web Services
2 14 (28.00%) XML
3 9 (18.00%) cXML
3 9 (18.00%) ebXML
3 9 (18.00%) EDI
3 9 (18.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (18.00%) XML Schema
4 6 (12.00%) Java EE
5 5 (10.00%) HTML
6 4 (8.00%) Node.js
6 4 (8.00%) RESTful
7 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.00%) JSON
7 3 (6.00%) JSP
7 3 (6.00%) WSDL
8 2 (4.00%) CSS
8 2 (4.00%) Spring
8 2 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Mobile App
2 9 (18.00%) DataPower
2 9 (18.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.00%) Social Media
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Cloud Native
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Android
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) TDD
3 14 (28.00%) Test Automation
4 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (20.00%) EAI
6 9 (18.00%) API Development
6 9 (18.00%) B2B
6 9 (18.00%) Data Security
6 9 (18.00%) High Availability
7 8 (16.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 8 (16.00%) Open Source
7 8 (16.00%) SDLC
8 5 (10.00%) Content Management
8 5 (10.00%) ITIL
8 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.00%) Project Management
8 5 (10.00%) Scrum
9 4 (8.00%) Functional Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Analytics
10 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) Java
2 23 (46.00%) SQL
3 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.00%) Apple Swift
5 9 (18.00%) ActionScript
5 9 (18.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 9 (18.00%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (10.00%) Ruby
7 4 (8.00%) C#
8 2 (4.00%) PHP
8 2 (4.00%) Python
8 2 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) CCNA
2 1 (2.00%) CCNP
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) MCPD
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.00%) QA
2 9 (18.00%) RosettaNet
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) IBM
2 9 (18.00%) webMethods
3 4 (8.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Pega
5 2 (4.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (2.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.00%) Brocade
6 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.00%) FatWire
6 1 (2.00%) Juniper
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.00%) SAP