Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Junior was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Junior
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 87 99
Rank change year-on-year -42 +12 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 8 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.34% 1.19% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.28% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 23
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £225 £101 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +122.22% -42.14% -36.36%
10th Percentile £139 £82 £95
90th Percentile £256 £272 £376
South East median daily rate £220 £206 £225
% change year-on-year +6.67% -8.33% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £10.81 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.48% -1.70% -42.11%
10th Percentile £12.80 £9.94 £9.00
90th Percentile £15.20 £11.19 £11.90
South East median hourly rate £12.50 £12.56 £11.50
% change year-on-year -0.50% +9.24% +9.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2246 1644 2555
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 93.25% 95.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 857 1288
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £214 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £511
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 77 108
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.16
90th Percentile £42.62 £39.25 £31.10
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%

Junior
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Junior in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Junior in Buckinghamshire

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Junior in Buckinghamshire

Junior
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Junior in Buckinghamshire

Junior
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Junior in Buckinghamshire

Junior
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 Junior within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 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 -30 4 £225 -30.77%
High Wycombe -16 1 £140 +24.44%
Junior
South East

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Junior contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 2 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) Proactive Management
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing

Junior Skill Set
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 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (12.50%) OO
1 1 (12.50%) OOP
1 1 (12.50%) Proactive Management
1 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Scrum
1 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
1 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 1 (12.50%) Dell
1 1 (12.50%) Dell KACE
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (12.50%) SAP