Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 January 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.

Academic Degree
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 48 68
Rank change year-on-year -12 +20 -27
Contract jobs citing Degree 54 42 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.17% 3.43% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.08% 9.98% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 27
Milton Keynes median daily rate £410 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +20.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £326 £274 £213
90th Percentile £538 £689 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +4.52% +10.71% -11.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £11.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +8.00% -45.65% +283.33%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 413 421 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.24% 34.42% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 299 241
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £243 £275 £210
90th Percentile £550 £588 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 5 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +24.14% -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.64 £11.34
90th Percentile £21.00 £38.70 £17.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% +20.00%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 25 (46.30%) Computer Science
2 24 (44.44%) Finance
3 16 (29.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.52%) Marketing
6 9 (16.67%) Financial Institution
6 9 (16.67%) SQL
6 9 (16.67%) Social Media
7 8 (14.81%) Hedge funds
7 8 (14.81%) Social Media Marketing
7 8 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (14.81%) WordPress
7 8 (14.81%) Brand Awareness
7 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.96%) MySQL
8 7 (12.96%) Oracle
8 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
9 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (11.11%) Java
9 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
9 6 (11.11%) JIRA
9 6 (11.11%) Banking
9 6 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (9.26%) Retail
10 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
10 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
10 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
10 5 (9.26%) .NET
10 5 (9.26%) Unix

Degree
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 8 (14.81%) WordPress
2 3 (5.56%) Confluence
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Alfresco
3 2 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) Drupal
3 2 (3.70%) Liferay
3 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.85%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.85%) SAS
4 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.26%) PaaS
3 3 (5.56%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) MySQL
2 6 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.41%) Redis
5 3 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (5.56%) DB2
5 3 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
6 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.85%) Big Data
7 1 (1.85%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.85%) QlikView
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.11%) JIRA
3 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (3.70%) GitLab
4 2 (3.70%) Maven
4 2 (3.70%) SonarQube
4 2 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.70%) webpack
5 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Marketing
3 9 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 8 (14.81%) Brand Awareness
5 6 (11.11%) Banking
6 5 (9.26%) Retail
7 3 (5.56%) Automotive
8 2 (3.70%) Legal
8 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Developer
2 7 (12.96%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Consultant
4 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) DBA
6 3 (5.56%) Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Automation Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Head of Compliance
7 2 (3.70%) UI Designer
7 2 (3.70%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) CSS
2 4 (7.41%) Spring
2 4 (7.41%) Web Services
3 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.56%) HTML
3 3 (5.56%) YAML
4 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.70%) Middleware
4 2 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.70%) React
4 2 (3.70%) Velocity
5 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.85%) J2EE
5 1 (1.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.67%) Social Media
3 8 (14.81%) Hedge funds
4 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.56%) Robotics
5 3 (5.56%) User Experience
6 2 (3.70%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.85%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.85%) Clustering
7 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
1 5 (9.26%) Unix
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.81%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (14.81%) Social Media Marketing
3 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
3 5 (9.26%) Incident Management
3 5 (9.26%) Mathematics
3 5 (9.26%) Robotic Process Automation
4 4 (7.41%) Coaching
4 4 (7.41%) Microservices
4 4 (7.41%) Product Management
4 4 (7.41%) Project Management
4 4 (7.41%) SOA
4 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
4 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 3 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
2 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 6 (11.11%) Java
3 6 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.41%) C#
5 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.56%) Korn
5 3 (5.56%) Python
6 2 (3.70%) ES6
7 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.85%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (29.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.70%) HNC
2 2 (3.70%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.85%) APMG
3 1 (1.85%) CISSP
3 1 (1.85%) CLAS
3 1 (1.85%) GIAC
3 1 (1.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Blue Prism
4 4 (7.41%) Cloudera
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
6 2 (3.70%) Avaya
6 2 (3.70%) OpenText
6 2 (3.70%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.85%) Brocade
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Symantec
7 1 (1.85%) Teradata