Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Junior was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 130 81
Rank change year-on-year +29 -49 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 15 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.89% 0.34% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.35% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £225 £101
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% +122.22% -55.98%
10th Percentile £171 £139 £82
90th Percentile £396 £256 £272
South East median daily rate £225 £250 £223
% change year-on-year -10.00% +12.36% -6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.33 £14.00 £11.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.32% +26.55% -5.85%
10th Percentile £13.40 £12.80 £10.09
90th Percentile £26.65 £15.20 £11.19
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £11.13
% change year-on-year +9.43% +19.10% -16.04%

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 1,605 2,256 1,579
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.91% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 991 837
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £215 £228 £200
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 125 81
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.24 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.61% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £9.30 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £26.65 £42.85 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

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 13 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Junior in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 13 December 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 +25 9 £358 +58.89% 8
High Wycombe 0 2 £173 +23.21% 1
Junior
South East

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, Junior contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Junior in the job title.

1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (33.33%) SOAP
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (20.00%) Personalization
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (20.00%) Node.js
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (20.00%) Robotics
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Tomcat

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 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Calabash
1 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) SOAP
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) HTML5
2 3 (20.00%) LDAP
2 3 (20.00%) Node.js
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Robotics
1 3 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Personalization
5 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Physics
6 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) Groovy
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) APMP
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) Unisys
2 1 (6.67%) VMware