Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in High Wycombe during the 6 months to 23 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.

Developer
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 6 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 18 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 19.35% 5.97% 10.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.78% 6.25% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 4 7
High Wycombe median daily rate £363 £395 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.23% +31.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £308 £225
90th Percentile £394 £501 £403
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
High Wycombe median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year -66.67% +240.91% -74.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe. 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
High Wycombe
Contract vacancies in High Wycombe with a recognized job title 91 64 99
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.85% 95.52% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 38 61
High Wycombe median daily rate £350 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -22.50% +53.85%
10th Percentile £107 £106 £165
90th Percentile £503 £499 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 14 6
High Wycombe median hourly rate £26.93 £11.13 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.09% -47.02% +90.91%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.97 £9.36
90th Percentile £43.27 £51.20 £40.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in High Wycombe

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in High Wycombe.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in High Wycombe

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in High Wycombe over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in High Wycombe

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in High Wycombe.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in High Wycombe

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Developer 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 High Wycombe region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) C#
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (44.44%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) TDD
5 7 (38.89%) MVC
5 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (33.33%) SOLID
6 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (33.33%) WCF
6 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) SDLC
7 5 (27.78%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (22.22%) WPF
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (16.67%) SOAP
9 3 (16.67%) Java
10 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 2 (11.11%) C++
10 2 (11.11%) HTML
10 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
10 2 (11.11%) REST
10 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (33.33%) WCF
4 4 (22.22%) WPF
5 3 (16.67%) SOAP
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) REST
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.56%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) J2EE
7 1 (5.56%) JFace
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) LINQ
7 1 (5.56%) RESTful
7 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (27.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Unix
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) MVC
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) SDLC
3 6 (33.33%) SOLID
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle