Period
to 28 July 2021

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 28 July 2021 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
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 34 32 63
Rank change year-on-year -2 +31 -3
Contract jobs citing Degree 31 21 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 5.65% 5.01% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.80% 10.50% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 12
10th Percentile £400 £308 £276
25th Percentile £487 £363 £341
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £453 £431
Median % change year-on-year +17.09% +4.96% +1.47%
75th Percentile £574 £487 £541
90th Percentile £575 £534 £559
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £528 £388 £406
% change year-on-year +36.13% -4.62% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £21.33 £14.75
Median % change year-on-year - +44.58% +1.72%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £57.50 £21.33 £17.38
% change year-on-year +169.64% +22.73% -17.26%

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 125 200 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.77% 47.73% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 171 180
10th Percentile £359 £315 £213
25th Percentile £410 £400 £362
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £486 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +2.32% +5.56% +23.29%
75th Percentile £574 £610 £532
90th Percentile £600 £638 £625
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £483 £453 £450
% change year-on-year +6.60% +0.59% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 18
10th Percentile £11.00 £15.75 £13.85
25th Percentile £20.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.08 £15.50
Median % change year-on-year +56.01% +48.87% -11.43%
75th Percentile £39.50 £32.79 £18.00
90th Percentile " £42.00 £19.20
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £37.75 £26.15 £16.25
% change year-on-year +44.36% +60.92% -7.14%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Degree in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Degree in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Degree in Milton Keynes

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Degree in Milton Keynes.

Hourly rate trend for Degree in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, 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 (64.52%) Social Skills
2 15 (48.39%) Python
3 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
4 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) Project Management
6 9 (29.03%) Data Modelling
6 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
6 9 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (25.81%) Data Science
7 8 (25.81%) Keras
7 8 (25.81%) TensorFlow
7 8 (25.81%) R
7 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (25.81%) Machine Learning
7 8 (25.81%) AWS
7 8 (25.81%) Predictive Modelling
7 8 (25.81%) NumPy
7 8 (25.81%) Statistics
7 8 (25.81%) Mathematics
7 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
7 8 (25.81%) Data Mining
7 8 (25.81%) PyTorch
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) Azure
9 6 (19.35%) Open Source
9 6 (19.35%) Public Sector
9 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2

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 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) AWS
2 7 (22.58%) Azure
3 5 (16.13%) GCP
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) LAN
1 6 (19.35%) WAN
2 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
2 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) Network Security
4 2 (6.45%) SD-WAN
4 2 (6.45%) WLAN
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
2 8 (25.81%) Data Mining
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (19.35%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.23%) DB2
6 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) Appium
3 1 (3.23%) GitLab
3 1 (3.23%) Grunt
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) JMeter
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Mocha
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.23%) webpack
3 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 20 (64.52%) Social Skills
2 13 (41.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
4 6 (19.35%) Finance
4 6 (19.35%) Public Sector
5 4 (12.90%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (9.68%) Retail
7 1 (3.23%) Banking
7 1 (3.23%) French Language
7 1 (3.23%) Marketing
7 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Data Scientist
2 6 (19.35%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Data Scientist
4 3 (9.68%) Operations Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Support Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Logistics Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Supply Chain Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Supply Chain Support
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Keras
1 8 (25.81%) NumPy
1 8 (25.81%) PyTorch
1 8 (25.81%) TensorFlow
2 4 (12.90%) scikit-learn
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (3.23%) Chai
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) Express
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (3.23%) J2EE
5 1 (3.23%) JSON
5 1 (3.23%) Middleware
5 1 (3.23%) Mongoose
5 1 (3.23%) React
5 1 (3.23%) React Native
5 1 (3.23%) Redux
5 1 (3.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
1 4 (12.90%) NHS
2 3 (9.68%) LIMS
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (6.45%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Computer Science
2 11 (35.48%) Project Management
3 9 (29.03%) Data Modelling
3 9 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (25.81%) Data Science
4 8 (25.81%) Machine Learning
4 8 (25.81%) Mathematics
4 8 (25.81%) Predictive Modelling
4 8 (25.81%) Statistics
5 7 (22.58%) ITIL
6 6 (19.35%) Open Source
6 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.13%) Coaching
7 5 (16.13%) Data Transformation
7 5 (16.13%) Network Architecture
7 5 (16.13%) Operations Research
7 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
7 5 (16.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Python
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) R
4 3 (9.68%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.23%) ES6
6 1 (3.23%) Groovy
6 1 (3.23%) Kotlin
6 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
2 4 (12.90%) JNCIA
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) TOGAF Certification
3 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Postgraduate
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) DBS Check
4 2 (6.45%) Master's Degree
4 2 (6.45%) PhD
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) TrustSec
2 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
4 2 (6.45%) Infovista
5 1 (3.23%) Alibaba
5 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) Xamarin