Period
to 22 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Junior was £213 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 124 94
Rank change year-on-year +44 -30 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 16 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.07% 0.18% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.20% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £213 - £111
10th Percentile £189 - £107
90th Percentile £383 - £118
South East median daily rate £250 £250 £213
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £26.65 £15.00 £11.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.67% +34.83% -20.54%
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.25 £11.13
% change year-on-year +11.48% +37.08% -3.26%

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 1,403 2,041 1,722
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.97% 94.06% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 982 881
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £210 £250 £245
90th Percentile £580 £538 £563
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.12% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 105 81
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.62 £11.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% -8.42%

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019. 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 +35 9 £235 - 14
High Wycombe - 4 £206 - 3
Junior
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (31.25%) Workflow
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Web Development
4 4 (25.00%) Drupal
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Development
4 4 (25.00%) CSS3
4 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Node.js
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Release Management
5 3 (18.75%) User Experience
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Hotjar
5 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Personalization

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 4 (25.00%) Drupal
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (18.75%) Photoshop
2 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) HTML5
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) CSS3
2 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (18.75%) LDAP
3 3 (18.75%) Node.js
3 3 (18.75%) SOAP
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) SailPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Robotics
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps
1 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (31.25%) Workflow
2 4 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Development
2 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Personalization
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Apple
1 3 (18.75%) Google
1 3 (18.75%) Hotjar
1 3 (18.75%) Yahoo!
2 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat