Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 93 69
Rank change year-on-year +32 -24 +28
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 40 27 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.15% 1.52% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 1.80% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 13
Milton Keynes median daily rate £525 £500 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.73% +12.58%
10th Percentile £392 £356 £400
90th Percentile £730 £536 £498
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £525 £500 £448
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.73% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +74.22% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £35.00 £26.87 £14.35
% change year-on-year +30.28% +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 1,121 1,500 1,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.34% 84.51% 86.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 777 637
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% -4.65% +8.96%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £225
90th Percentile £611 £527 £563
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 53 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% - -
10th Percentile £10.59 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £19.90 £24.80 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.83 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +12.20% -7.06%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Scrum
3 10 (25.00%) Finance
3 10 (25.00%) JIRA
3 10 (25.00%) DevOps
4 8 (20.00%) Coaching
4 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (17.50%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (17.50%) .NET
6 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.50%) JSON
7 5 (12.50%) Matrix Management
7 5 (12.50%) Ruby
7 5 (12.50%) Kanban
7 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.50%) Open Source
7 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 5 (12.50%) Confluence
7 5 (12.50%) BDD
7 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (12.50%) Project Management
7 5 (12.50%) SQL
7 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 5 (12.50%) SOAP
7 5 (12.50%) Web Services
7 5 (12.50%) XML
7 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
7 5 (12.50%) Python
7 5 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework

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 5 (12.50%) Confluence
1 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Documentum
2 1 (2.50%) Drupal
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) VoIP
1 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
1 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.50%) NuoDB
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (7.50%) Redis
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.50%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.50%) git-flow
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (12.50%) Agile Coach
2 5 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Head of Development
3 4 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Service Security Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Designer
4 3 (7.50%) UI Designer
4 3 (7.50%) UI/UX Designer
4 3 (7.50%) UX Designer
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Scrum Master
5 2 (5.00%) Technology Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) JSON
2 5 (12.50%) REST
2 5 (12.50%) SOAP
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) XML
3 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 4 (10.00%) RESTful
4 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) LAMP
4 3 (7.50%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (7.50%) Middleware
4 3 (7.50%) RAML
4 3 (7.50%) Swagger
4 3 (7.50%) YAML
5 2 (5.00%) CSS3
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
6 1 (2.50%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.50%) WSDL
6 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
1 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
1 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Scrum
3 10 (25.00%) DevOps
4 8 (20.00%) Coaching
4 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (17.50%) Collaborative Working
6 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (12.50%) Agile Coaching
7 5 (12.50%) BDD
7 5 (12.50%) Community of Practice
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (12.50%) IT Strategy
7 5 (12.50%) Kanban
7 5 (12.50%) Matrix Management
7 5 (12.50%) Open Source
7 5 (12.50%) Project Management
7 5 (12.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 5 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.50%) User Stories
8 4 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 5 (12.50%) Python
1 5 (12.50%) Ruby
1 5 (12.50%) 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 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (7.50%) IBM
3 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.50%) F5
4 1 (2.50%) hybris
4 1 (2.50%) Kofax
4 1 (2.50%) McAfee
4 1 (2.50%) Meridio
4 1 (2.50%) OpenText
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter
4 1 (2.50%) VMware