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 3 months to 29 March 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.

Degree
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 39 42
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3  
Contract jobs citing Degree 16 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.15% 3.98% 3.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 16.30% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 16
Median daily rate £425 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -6.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £445 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +2.30% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £31.85
% change year-on-year -31.25% +25.58%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes.

Academic & Professional Certification
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 343 184 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 46.10% 24.40% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 131 131
Median daily rate £425 £415 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +19.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -36.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 17 (47.22%) Computer Science
2 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Retail
4 9 (25.00%) Oracle
4 9 (25.00%) ITIL
5 8 (22.22%) Project Management
6 7 (19.44%) SAP
7 6 (16.67%) OO
7 6 (16.67%) Python
7 6 (16.67%) Change Management
7 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 6 (16.67%) IT Strategy
8 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.89%) SonarQube
8 5 (13.89%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
8 5 (13.89%) APMG
8 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
8 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
8 5 (13.89%) JIRA
8 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (13.89%) Service Management
8 5 (13.89%) ITSM
8 5 (13.89%) Automotive
8 5 (13.89%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
8 5 (13.89%) Unix
8 5 (13.89%) SQL

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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (8.33%) Confluence
2 3 (8.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) LiveCycle
2 3 (8.33%) SAS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Staffware
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.78%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) LDAP
2 2 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 2 (5.56%) VLAN
2 2 (5.56%) VoIP
2 2 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.33%) DB2
2 3 (8.33%) Redis
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.56%) Couchbase
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) JIRA
2 5 (13.89%) SonarQube
2 5 (13.89%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Retail
3 5 (13.89%) Automotive
4 3 (8.33%) Publishing
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.56%) Banking
5 2 (5.56%) German Language
6 1 (2.78%) Back Office
6 1 (2.78%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (2.78%) French Language
6 1 (2.78%) Italian Language
6 1 (2.78%) Legal
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Analyst
1 7 (19.44%) Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Finance Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Finance Project Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Process Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Project Analyst
3 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Python Developer
3 3 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Applications Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce Architect
4 2 (5.56%) Network Communications Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) CSS
1 2 (5.56%) Django
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
1 2 (5.56%) jQuery
1 2 (5.56%) REST
1 2 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (2.78%) Keras
2 1 (2.78%) LAMP
2 1 (2.78%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) Pandas
2 1 (2.78%) RESTful
2 1 (2.78%) SAP TM
2 1 (2.78%) scikit-learn
2 1 (2.78%) Theano
2 1 (2.78%) Torch
2 1 (2.78%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (2.78%) XGBoost
2 1 (2.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (47.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Unix
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) zOS
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) ITIL
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
4 6 (16.67%) Change Management
4 6 (16.67%) IT Strategy
4 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 6 (16.67%) OO
5 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (13.89%) ITSM
5 5 (13.89%) Service Management
6 4 (11.11%) B2C
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) UML
6 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Python
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) C++
3 3 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) R
4 1 (2.78%) ABAP
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) F#
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) APMG
1 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) MBA
2 4 (11.11%) PhD
3 2 (5.56%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) CISA
4 1 (2.78%) CISMP
4 1 (2.78%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) CLAS
4 1 (2.78%) GIAC
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) SANS
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) EFQM
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 2 (5.56%) QA
1 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) SAP
3 5 (13.89%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (8.33%) Adobe
4 3 (8.33%) ILOG
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft