Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 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.

Continual Improvement
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 90 73
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17 +23
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 40 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.89% 1.72% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.06% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 14
Milton Keynes median daily rate £520 £488 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +11.75% +3.87%
10th Percentile £317 £305 £378
90th Percentile £740 £536 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £470 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -1.05% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £25.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +74.22% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £26.87 £14.35
% change year-on-year - +87.21% -

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,201 1,411 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 86.78% 83.69% 84.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 725 642
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +9.27%
10th Percentile £239 £255 £256
90th Percentile £575 £530 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £406
% change year-on-year - -1.37% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 46 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £13.85 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +15.42% -15.46%
10th Percentile £9.59 £8.64 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £19.50 £15.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.43
% change year-on-year -3.37% +3.99% -11.23%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Milton Keynes

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Milton Keynes

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Milton Keynes

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) JIRA
3 13 (32.50%) Finance
4 12 (30.00%) Scrum
5 11 (27.50%) SQL
5 11 (27.50%) SOAP
5 11 (27.50%) Web Services
5 11 (27.50%) XML
5 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
5 11 (27.50%) Python
5 11 (27.50%) Ruby
5 11 (27.50%) JSON
5 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
5 11 (27.50%) Open Source
5 11 (27.50%) Bash Shell
5 11 (27.50%) Confluence
5 11 (27.50%) REST
5 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
5 11 (27.50%) Ansible
5 11 (27.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (25.00%) DevOps
6 10 (25.00%) RESTful
7 9 (22.50%) MongoDB
7 9 (22.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
7 9 (22.50%) NuoDB
7 9 (22.50%) OpenShift
7 9 (22.50%) Redis
7 9 (22.50%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (22.50%) LAMP

Continuous Improvement
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 11 (27.50%) Confluence
1 11 (27.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.00%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Documentum
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (22.50%) MongoDB
1 9 (22.50%) MySQL
1 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
1 9 (22.50%) NuoDB
1 9 (22.50%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (22.50%) Redis
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) JIRA
2 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 11 (27.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (5.00%) Axure RP
5 2 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (2.50%) git-flow
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Agile Coach
2 5 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Designer
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Python Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) UI Designer
3 4 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
3 4 (10.00%) UX Designer
4 3 (7.50%) Head of Development
4 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Scrum Master
5 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) JSON
1 11 (27.50%) REST
1 11 (27.50%) SOAP
1 11 (27.50%) Web Services
1 11 (27.50%) XML
2 10 (25.00%) RESTful
3 9 (22.50%) LAMP
3 9 (22.50%) LAPP Stack
3 9 (22.50%) RAML
3 9 (22.50%) Swagger
3 9 (22.50%) YAML
4 7 (17.50%) Middleware
5 6 (15.00%) .NET
6 4 (10.00%) HTML
7 3 (7.50%) CSS
8 2 (5.00%) CSS3
9 1 (2.50%) Spring
9 1 (2.50%) Spring Boot
9 1 (2.50%) WSDL
9 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) CMDB
4 1 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Scrum
3 11 (27.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (27.50%) Open Source
4 10 (25.00%) DevOps
5 7 (17.50%) Coaching
6 5 (12.50%) BDD
6 5 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.50%) User Stories
7 4 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (10.00%) Kanban
7 4 (10.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.50%) IT Strategy
8 3 (7.50%) ITIL
8 3 (7.50%) Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
8 3 (7.50%) SDLC
9 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Bash Shell
1 11 (27.50%) Python
1 11 (27.50%) Ruby
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.50%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (27.50%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) IBM
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) Kofax
5 1 (2.50%) Meridio
5 1 (2.50%) OpenText