The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Benchmarking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Benchmarking over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Benchmarking
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 69 74
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +65.38%  

Benchmarking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 637 652 748
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.26% 85.01% 80.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 378 387
Median daily rate £420 £413 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +13.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Median hourly rate £14.75 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.86% -8.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Benchmarking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in Milton Keynes

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Benchmarking in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Banking
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Benchmarking
Co-occurring 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Coach
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Scrum Master
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Agile Coach
1 1 (100.00%) Java Scrum Master
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java