Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in High Wycombe during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 22 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 25.00% 15.79% 17.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.51% 16.00% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 14
High Wycombe median daily rate £425 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -0.68% +12.31%
10th Percentile £307 £356 £300
90th Percentile £488 £394 £443
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% +9.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
High Wycombe median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £12.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +240.00% -72.22% +102.25%

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 83 75 82
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 98.68% 97.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 65
High Wycombe median daily rate £388 £308 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.02% -23.13% -
10th Percentile £212 £106 £244
90th Percentile £505 £501 £510
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 5
High Wycombe median hourly rate £18.85 £12.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.80% -65.28% +128.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.18 £22.80
90th Percentile £51.28 £31.00 £62.35
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -18.55% +23.21% -

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 September 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 23 September 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 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) React
4 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Web Development
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) SOAP
5 5 (22.73%) REST
5 5 (22.73%) GitHub
6 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 3 (13.64%) QA
7 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
7 3 (13.64%) XML
7 3 (13.64%) Docker
7 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (9.09%) Angular 2
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Core

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) GitHub
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) React
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) REST
3 5 (22.73%) SOAP
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 2 (9.09%) OAuth
6 2 (9.09%) OpenID
6 2 (9.09%) React Native
6 2 (9.09%) SailPoint
6 2 (9.09%) SAML
6 2 (9.09%) WCF
6 2 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) CMDB
1 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Web Development
4 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) System Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Delphi
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) Java 8
6 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Docker
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) DevExpress
3 1 (4.55%) hybris
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) Telerik
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Xamarin