The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for ISPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 29 March 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.

IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 74 -
Contract jobs citing ISPF 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire - 0.38% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £550 £373
% change year-on-year -20.00% +47.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ISPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 252 247 259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 24.51% 23.68% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 152 150
Median daily rate £363 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +9.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.62% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

ISPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing ISPF as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ISPF in Buckinghamshire

ISPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISPF in Buckinghamshire