Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 69 66
Rank change year-on-year -29 -3 -2
Contract jobs citing Internet 37 38 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.66% 2.16% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.09% 11.59% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 14
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.59% +25.93% +7.14%
10th Percentile £257 £263 £234
90th Percentile £444 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £370 £362 £350
% change year-on-year +2.21% +3.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £16.00
South East median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% -25.00% +60.00%

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 306 328 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.73% 18.62% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 211 152
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £423 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £165 £263 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% -7.69% +41.30%
10th Percentile £13.68 £13.85 £14.21
90th Percentile £58.88 £40.15 £20.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -16.28% -38.57% +55.56%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -19 34 £350 -20.00% 6
High Wycombe -6 2 £333 +25.47% 4
Beaconsfield - 1 £118 -
Internet
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 19 (51.35%) Java
3 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) JIRA
3 13 (35.14%) API Development
4 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
4 12 (32.43%) Web Services
5 11 (29.73%) Windows
5 11 (29.73%) SOAP
5 11 (29.73%) EAI
5 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
5 11 (29.73%) Android
5 11 (29.73%) Selenium
5 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (29.73%) WebDriver
5 11 (29.73%) TDD
5 11 (29.73%) WebSphere
5 11 (29.73%) Appium
5 11 (29.73%) Apple iOS
5 11 (29.73%) REST
5 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
5 11 (29.73%) Docker
6 10 (27.03%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (27.03%) High Availability
6 10 (27.03%) Bitbucket
6 10 (27.03%) Apple Swift
6 10 (27.03%) cXML
6 10 (27.03%) RosettaNet
6 10 (27.03%) ActionScript 3.0
6 10 (27.03%) ActionScript 2.0

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 (29.73%) WebSphere
2 10 (27.03%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Documentum
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (16.22%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) FTP
1 10 (27.03%) HTTP
1 10 (27.03%) SMTP
1 10 (27.03%) SSL
2 8 (21.62%) Intranet
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (8.11%) IP Telephony
4 3 (8.11%) Unified Communications
4 3 (8.11%) VPN
4 3 (8.11%) Wireless
5 1 (2.70%) Extranet
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Redis
2 4 (10.81%) Big Data
3 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) JIRA
2 11 (29.73%) Appium
2 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
2 11 (29.73%) Selenium
2 11 (29.73%) WebDriver
3 10 (27.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (27.03%) Bitbucket
4 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
6 3 (8.11%) Calabash
6 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
6 3 (8.11%) IntelliJ
6 3 (8.11%) NUnit
6 3 (8.11%) PhantomJS
6 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
6 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
7 2 (5.41%) Protractor
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 6 (16.22%) Retail
4 4 (10.81%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
5 3 (8.11%) Retail Banking
5 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Automation Tester
1 9 (24.32%) Tester
2 8 (21.62%) Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) QA Automation Tester
3 7 (18.92%) QA Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Automation Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Senior QA Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.11%) Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Communications Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Internet Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Unix Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) Web Services
2 11 (29.73%) REST
2 11 (29.73%) SOAP
3 10 (27.03%) cXML
3 10 (27.03%) ebXML
3 10 (27.03%) EDI
3 10 (27.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (27.03%) XML
3 10 (27.03%) XML Schema
4 5 (13.51%) Node.js
5 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.11%) JSON
6 3 (8.11%) RESTful
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.70%) HTML
7 1 (2.70%) HTML5
7 1 (2.70%) jQuery
7 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) DataPower
1 10 (27.03%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.11%) Social Media
4 2 (5.41%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Android
1 11 (29.73%) Apple iOS
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (35.14%) API Development
2 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
3 11 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (29.73%) EAI
3 11 (29.73%) TDD
4 10 (27.03%) B2B
4 10 (27.03%) Data Security
4 10 (27.03%) High Availability
5 8 (21.62%) Open Source
6 6 (16.22%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.51%) SDLC
8 4 (10.81%) Functional Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.11%) BDD
9 3 (8.11%) Data Entry
9 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) SQL
2 19 (51.35%) Java
3 10 (27.03%) ActionScript
3 10 (27.03%) ActionScript 2.0
3 10 (27.03%) ActionScript 3.0
3 10 (27.03%) Apple Swift
4 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.81%) C#
6 3 (8.11%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.03%) RosettaNet
2 9 (24.32%) QA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) IBM
1 10 (27.03%) webMethods
2 3 (8.11%) Aerohive Networks
2 3 (8.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 3 (8.11%) Brocade
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco
2 3 (8.11%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) SAP