The median contractor rate for a Software Analyst was £251 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Software Analyst
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 71 90
Rank change year-on-year -15 +19  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Analyst 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.20% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £251 £275 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.72% -14.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +18.51% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +200.00% -37.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 987 919 1189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.67% 96.23% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 479 598
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 29 41
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -40.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Software Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured Software Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Software Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Analyst in Buckinghamshire

Software Analyst
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 Software Analyst within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 2 £251 -
Software Analyst
South East

Software Analyst Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Software Analyst 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 Software Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Component Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace

Software Analyst 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Component Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle