Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £415 per day in advertised job vacancies in High Wycombe during the 6 months to 9 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.

Developer
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 8
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 26 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 27.66% 19.35% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.57% 19.78% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 57 4
High Wycombe median daily rate £415 £363 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.48% -8.23% +31.67%
10th Percentile £264 £300 £308
90th Percentile £449 £394 £501
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
High Wycombe median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +41.67% -20.00% +167.86%

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 91 68
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 97.85% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 46 40
High Wycombe median daily rate £400 £313 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +0.81% -17.33%
10th Percentile £213 £107 £106
90th Percentile £525 £447 £491
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 18
High Wycombe median hourly rate £16.00 £26.87 £13.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.44% +105.67% -37.80%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £10.17
90th Percentile £49.95 £45.00 £42.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.24 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.61% +25.00% -

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018, Developer 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 High Wycombe region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) C#
3 10 (38.46%) .NET
3 10 (38.46%) CSS
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
4 9 (34.62%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) HTML
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
6 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
6 7 (26.92%) Scrum
6 7 (26.92%) Web Development
6 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
6 7 (26.92%) React
7 6 (23.08%) Android Development
7 6 (23.08%) REST
7 6 (23.08%) Android
8 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
8 5 (19.23%) GitHub
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (19.23%) Xamarin
8 5 (19.23%) MVC
8 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
8 5 (19.23%) Web Services
9 4 (15.38%) Migration
9 4 (15.38%) SOAP
9 4 (15.38%) QA
9 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
10 3 (11.54%) BDD

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 (3.85%) Confluence
1 1 (3.85%) IBM Domino
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) GitHub
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
1 10 (38.46%) CSS
2 8 (30.77%) HTML
3 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 7 (26.92%) React
4 6 (23.08%) REST
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (19.23%) Web Services
6 4 (15.38%) SOAP
7 3 (11.54%) XML
8 2 (7.69%) Angular 2
8 2 (7.69%) JSON
8 2 (7.69%) React Native
8 2 (7.69%) SailPoint
8 2 (7.69%) WCF
8 2 (7.69%) WinForms
9 1 (3.85%) jQuery
9 1 (3.85%) QML
9 1 (3.85%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) CMDB
1 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) TDD
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Scrum
2 7 (26.92%) Web Development
3 6 (23.08%) Android Development
4 5 (19.23%) MVC
5 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 2 (7.69%) Database Optimisation
7 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.69%) Kanban
7 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) SDLC
7 2 (7.69%) System Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 10 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Delphi
6 1 (3.85%) Java 8
6 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Xamarin
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.85%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.85%) VMware