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 28 June 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.

Academic Degree
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 51 34
Rank change year-on-year -11 -17  
Contract jobs citing Degree 16 11 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.17% 1.64% 4.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 5.88% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 32
Median daily rate £388 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £431 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +1.44%  

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 192 187 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 26.05% 27.83% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 136 133
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.62 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.53% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +15.78% +18.15%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
3 14 (43.75%) Finance
4 9 (28.13%) JIRA
5 8 (25.00%) Banking
5 8 (25.00%) Retail
5 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (25.00%) OO
5 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (21.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (21.88%) Open Source
6 7 (21.88%) Confluence
6 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
6 7 (21.88%) Windows
6 7 (21.88%) Scrum
6 7 (21.88%) Ruby
7 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
7 6 (18.75%) C#
7 6 (18.75%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) Redis
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) Docker
7 6 (18.75%) DevOps
7 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 5 (15.63%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (15.63%) SonarQube
8 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing

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 7 (21.88%) Confluence
2 4 (12.50%) CMS
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (9.38%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (9.38%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) LiveCycle
3 3 (9.38%) SAS
4 2 (6.25%) Alfresco
4 2 (6.25%) Drupal
4 2 (6.25%) Liferay
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.13%) Apache
5 1 (3.13%) NetWeaver
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Staffware
2 1 (3.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.13%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Redis
2 3 (9.38%) DB2
2 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) JIRA
2 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
4 5 (15.63%) SonarQube
4 5 (15.63%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (12.50%) Appium
5 4 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (12.50%) Bitbucket
5 4 (12.50%) Calabash
5 4 (12.50%) Selenium
5 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
2 8 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (12.50%) Automotive
3 4 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (6.25%) German Language
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Finance Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Finance Project Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Process Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Project Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Information Officer
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Security Officer
5 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) JSON
1 3 (9.38%) REST
1 3 (9.38%) RESTful
2 2 (6.25%) Django
2 2 (6.25%) jQuery
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
2 2 (6.25%) OAuth
2 2 (6.25%) Spring
2 2 (6.25%) Spring Boot
2 2 (6.25%) Spring Security
2 2 (6.25%) Swagger
2 2 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) Java SE
3 1 (3.13%) LAMP
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.13%) SAP TM
3 1 (3.13%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
5 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Android
2 5 (15.63%) Apple iOS
2 5 (15.63%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 3 (9.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) OO
3 7 (21.88%) Open Source
3 7 (21.88%) Scrum
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) DevOps
4 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
4 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
5 5 (15.63%) ITSM
5 5 (15.63%) OOP
5 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) TDD
5 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
5 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) B2C
6 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.88%) Ruby
3 6 (18.75%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) Apple Swift
4 4 (12.50%) C++
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) ABAP
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) Master's Degree
4 3 (9.38%) APMG
4 3 (9.38%) CISM
4 3 (9.38%) CISSP
5 2 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) CGEIT
6 1 (3.13%) CISA
6 1 (3.13%) CISMP
6 1 (3.13%) CRISC
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) COBIT
3 2 (6.25%) EFQM
3 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Docker
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Adobe
2 3 (9.38%) ILOG
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Apigee
3 2 (6.25%) Cloudera
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) MuleSoft
3 2 (6.25%) OpenText
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) WSO2