Period
to 16 December 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 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.

Academic Degree
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 66 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 -25 +35
Contract jobs citing Degree 39 54 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.15% 3.06% 4.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.13% 13.04% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 34
Milton Keynes median daily rate £455 £410 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.98% -2.38% +12.00%
10th Percentile £287 £331 £264
90th Percentile £576 £531 £688
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £468 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +16.88% +5.96% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.82% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.37% +8.00% -45.05%

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 385 414 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 31.12% 23.47% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 252 317
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.78%
10th Percentile £215 £218 £213
90th Percentile £550 £512 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.77 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.16% +52.17% -30.30%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.41 £10.44
90th Percentile £29.70 £51.00 £44.35
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -8.70% -14.81%

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 December 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 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Milton Keynes

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

1 20 (51.28%) Computer Science
2 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (25.64%) Retail
6 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
6 8 (20.51%) Windows
6 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
7 7 (17.95%) C++
7 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
8 6 (15.38%) C#
8 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 6 (15.38%) OO
8 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (15.38%) TDD
8 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (15.38%) Master's Degree
8 6 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (12.82%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (12.82%) BDD
9 5 (12.82%) Appium
9 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (12.82%) German Language
9 5 (12.82%) Selenium
9 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
9 5 (12.82%) Open Source
9 5 (12.82%) Automotive
9 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management

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 2 (5.13%) Confluence
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.56%) Documentum
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
1 2 (5.13%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Broadband
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) NAS
1 2 (5.13%) SAN
1 2 (5.13%) Skype
1 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
1 2 (5.13%) WAN
1 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) DB2
1 2 (5.13%) Redis
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.56%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Appium
1 5 (12.82%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.13%) Calabash
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.56%) Xcode
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Retail
3 5 (12.82%) Automotive
3 5 (12.82%) German Language
4 4 (10.26%) Legal
5 3 (7.69%) Banking
5 3 (7.69%) Marketing
6 2 (5.13%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (5.13%) Electronics
7 1 (2.56%) Billing
7 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.56%) Publishing
7 1 (2.56%) Spanish Language
7 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
3 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Tester
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.69%) QA Automation Tester
4 3 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Bid Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Senior IT Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) React
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) Django
2 1 (2.56%) Enzyme
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.56%) Jest
2 1 (2.56%) JSON
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) Redux
2 1 (2.56%) REST
2 1 (2.56%) Spring Boot
2 1 (2.56%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (2.56%) WCF
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) WPF
2 1 (2.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Robotics
3 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
3 3 (7.69%) Android
3 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Robot Operating System
5 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Computer Science
2 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (20.51%) Business Analysis
4 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
5 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.38%) OO
5 6 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (15.38%) TDD
6 5 (12.82%) B2C
6 5 (12.82%) BDD
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) Deployment Automation
6 5 (12.82%) OOP
6 5 (12.82%) Open Source
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) C++
1 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.38%) C#
3 5 (12.82%) Java
4 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) Korn
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (15.38%) Master's Degree
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) CISA
4 1 (2.56%) CISM
4 1 (2.56%) CISSP
4 1 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) PMO
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Firmware
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Intel
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Epicor
3 1 (2.56%) F5
3 1 (2.56%) Kofax
3 1 (2.56%) Meridio
3 1 (2.56%) OpenText
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.56%) Tableau