The table below looks at the statistics for Benchmarking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Benchmarking
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 66 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.15% 0.14% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.17% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £488 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -52.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
550 605 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.34% 84.38% 80.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 324 375
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.20 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -23.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Benchmarking
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Benchmarking Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Benchmarking
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Benchmarking across the Milton Keynes region.

Benchmarking Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Benchmarking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) KANA
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) React

Benchmarking
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Coach
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Scrum Master
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Agile Coach
1 1 (50.00%) Java Scrum Master
1 1 (50.00%) Java Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum Master
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) React
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Genesys
1 1 (50.00%) KANA