Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 71 55
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 53 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.61% 2.74% 2.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 10.15% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 25
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £405 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -9.50% +19.33%
10th Percentile £257 £324 £240
90th Percentile £503 £539 £590
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £449
% change year-on-year +6.25% -10.86% +19.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £32.50 £14.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +124.14% -42.00% -51.46%

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 424 453 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 28.90% 27.00% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 266 271
Milton Keynes median daily rate £383 £403 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.91% -4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £213 £221 £205
90th Percentile £500 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 33 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £10.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +69.49% -44.11%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.75 £10.23
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.15 £11.85
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +56.52% -74.44%

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 18 September 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 18 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Degree in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 21 (39.62%) Computer Science
3 18 (33.96%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (24.53%) SQL
7 12 (22.64%) Project Management
8 11 (20.75%) Banking
8 11 (20.75%) Retail
9 10 (18.87%) Unix
10 9 (16.98%) MySQL
11 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
11 8 (15.09%) DB2
11 8 (15.09%) Python
11 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (15.09%) Security Management
11 8 (15.09%) Ansible
11 8 (15.09%) Bash Shell
11 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
11 8 (15.09%) Spanish Language
11 8 (15.09%) YAML
11 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
11 8 (15.09%) Korn
11 8 (15.09%) DB2 UDB
12 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (13.21%) Capacity Management
12 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
12 7 (13.21%) Linux
12 7 (13.21%) 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 4 (7.55%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) SAS
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) InVision
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.89%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Broadband
1 2 (3.77%) NAS
1 2 (3.77%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) MySQL
2 8 (15.09%) DB2
2 8 (15.09%) DB2 UDB
2 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
2 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (11.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.55%) Redis
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.89%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.89%) MS Access
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Appium
1 5 (9.43%) Selenium
2 4 (7.55%) JIRA
2 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (3.77%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.77%) Calabash
3 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.89%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
2 11 (20.75%) Retail
3 8 (15.09%) Spanish Language
4 6 (11.32%) Legal
4 6 (11.32%) Marketing
5 5 (9.43%) Automotive
5 5 (9.43%) German Language
6 2 (3.77%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.89%) Digital Economy
7 1 (1.89%) Local Government
7 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) Administrator
2 8 (15.09%) DBA
3 7 (13.21%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Automation Tester
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Tester
6 3 (5.66%) Bid Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (5.66%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Bid Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Senior IT Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) YAML
2 6 (11.32%) .NET
3 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
4 4 (7.55%) .NET Core
4 4 (7.55%) RESTful
4 4 (7.55%) Web Services
5 3 (5.66%) CSS
5 3 (5.66%) HTML
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.89%) Django
7 1 (1.89%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.89%) WCF
7 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Computer Science
2 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.77%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.89%) iSeries
4 1 (1.89%) Linked Data
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Unix
2 7 (13.21%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.43%) Windows
4 4 (7.55%) Android
5 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.89%) Robot Operating System
6 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.89%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.64%) Project Management
4 8 (15.09%) Business Analysis
4 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (15.09%) Security Management
5 7 (13.21%) Capacity Management
5 7 (13.21%) OO
5 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
6 6 (11.32%) Migration
6 6 (11.32%) OOP
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (9.43%) B2C
7 5 (9.43%) Change Management
7 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.43%) People Management
7 5 (9.43%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) Bash Shell
2 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.09%) Korn
2 8 (15.09%) Python
3 6 (11.32%) C#
3 6 (11.32%) C++
3 6 (11.32%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.43%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) Apple Swift
5 2 (3.77%) Ruby
6 1 (1.89%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (9.43%) Master's Degree
3 3 (5.66%) ISEB
3 3 (5.66%) MCSE
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) APMG
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) PMO
4 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.43%) Remedy
2 2 (3.77%) IBM
2 2 (3.77%) Intel
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.89%) HP
3 1 (1.89%) Pega
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com