Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Developer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 189 410 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 16.27% 24.51% 18.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.29% 25.83% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 254 125
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £300
90th Percentile £556 £525 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £37.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +26.67% +167.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,093 1,587 1,113
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.06% 94.86% 92.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 822 642
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £207 £254 £256
90th Percentile £600 £538 £570
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +2.42% +0.69% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 70 50
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.24 £16.70 £13.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.72% +22.70% +4.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.95 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.13 £21.00 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -17.14% +20.69% +3.57%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Milton Keynes

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Milton Keynes

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Milton Keynes

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Milton Keynes

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Developer in the job title.

1 75 (39.68%) JavaScript
2 60 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (29.10%) Java
4 47 (24.87%) C#
5 45 (23.81%) .NET
6 36 (19.05%) Finance
7 35 (18.52%) Spring
8 34 (17.99%) AngularJS
9 32 (16.93%) Scrum
9 32 (16.93%) SQL
10 28 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
11 26 (13.76%) Git (software)
11 26 (13.76%) TDD
11 26 (13.76%) HTML
12 24 (12.70%) ASP.NET
12 24 (12.70%) Front End Development
13 22 (11.64%) CSS
13 22 (11.64%) Mobile App
14 20 (10.58%) Spring Boot
14 20 (10.58%) MVC
15 19 (10.05%) Visual Studio
15 19 (10.05%) SQL Server
15 19 (10.05%) Test Automation
16 18 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (9.52%) Jenkins
17 17 (8.99%) Node.js
17 17 (8.99%) Oracle
17 17 (8.99%) Migration
18 16 (8.47%) IBM
18 16 (8.47%) Microsoft

Developer Skill Set
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 9 (4.76%) SAS
2 7 (3.70%) CMS
2 7 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.17%) Drupal
3 6 (3.17%) WordPress
4 5 (2.65%) Apache
4 5 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (2.12%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.12%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.59%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.59%) ArcSDE
6 3 (1.59%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.53%) Confluence
8 1 (0.53%) IIS
8 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Maximo
2 5 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.65%) Magento
3 3 (1.59%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.59%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (1.06%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.53%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.17%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.65%) Office 365
5 4 (2.12%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.59%) PaaS
7 2 (1.06%) npm
7 2 (1.06%) SaaS
8 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) SSH
2 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.23%) Hadoop
3 8 (4.23%) MySQL
4 7 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.17%) Big Data
5 6 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.17%) DB2
6 5 (2.65%) Apache Hive
6 5 (2.65%) Data Lake
6 5 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.65%) OLAP
7 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.59%) Essbase
8 3 (1.59%) GIS
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.59%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (13.76%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.05%) Visual Studio
3 18 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 11 (5.82%) Visual Studio Team System
5 9 (4.76%) Android Studio
5 9 (4.76%) JIRA
6 8 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (3.70%) git-flow
8 5 (2.65%) Moq
8 5 (2.65%) MSTest
9 3 (1.59%) Babel
10 2 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.06%) Subversion
10 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.06%) webpack
11 1 (0.53%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.53%) Grunt
11 1 (0.53%) JUnit
11 1 (0.53%) Maven
11 1 (0.53%) Xcode
General
1 36 (19.05%) Finance
2 16 (8.47%) Retail
3 12 (6.35%) Banking
4 5 (2.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.06%) Advertising
5 2 (1.06%) Automotive
5 2 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (23.81%) .NET
2 35 (18.52%) Spring
3 34 (17.99%) AngularJS
4 26 (13.76%) HTML
5 24 (12.70%) ASP.NET
6 22 (11.64%) CSS
7 20 (10.58%) Spring Boot
8 18 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (8.99%) Node.js
10 14 (7.41%) Java EE
11 13 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (6.35%) React
12 12 (6.35%) Sass
13 11 (5.82%) HTML5
13 11 (5.82%) Middleware
13 11 (5.82%) XML
14 9 (4.76%) J2EE
15 8 (4.23%) LESS
16 7 (3.70%) Angular 2
16 7 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.64%) Mobile App
2 14 (7.41%) User Experience
3 9 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.17%) iPad
4 6 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.65%) Taxonomies
6 4 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.59%) DataPower
8 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.53%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.53%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.88%) Android
2 11 (5.82%) Windows
3 6 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.59%) Linux
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (16.93%) Scrum
3 26 (13.76%) TDD
4 24 (12.70%) Front End Development
5 20 (10.58%) MVC
6 19 (10.05%) Test Automation
7 17 (8.99%) Migration
8 16 (8.47%) Software Engineering
9 14 (7.41%) DevOps
10 13 (6.88%) Deployment Automation
11 12 (6.35%) Android Development
12 11 (5.82%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.82%) Web Development
13 10 (5.29%) Data Management
13 10 (5.29%) Microservices
13 10 (5.29%) SDLC
14 9 (4.76%) Analytics
14 9 (4.76%) Mobile Development
14 9 (4.76%) OO
15 8 (4.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 75 (39.68%) JavaScript
2 55 (29.10%) Java
3 47 (24.87%) C#
4 32 (16.93%) SQL
5 12 (6.35%) PHP
6 9 (4.76%) Python
7 7 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.65%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.12%) XPath
10 3 (1.59%) ES6
10 3 (1.59%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.06%) ABAP
11 2 (1.06%) Scala
12 1 (0.53%) C++
12 1 (0.53%) Java 8
12 1 (0.53%) Ruby
12 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (3.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.65%) MCSE
2 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.12%) MCP
4 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) Degree
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.06%) GDPR
2 2 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.65%) Docker
2 3 (1.59%) HDFS
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) Ambari
1 2 (1.06%) Ganglia
1 2 (1.06%) Nagios
1 2 (1.06%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 17 (8.99%) Oracle
2 16 (8.47%) IBM
2 16 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.29%) hybris
4 7 (3.70%) Informatica
5 6 (3.17%) Talend
5 6 (3.17%) Xamarin
6 5 (2.65%) Ab Initio
6 5 (2.65%) ATG
6 5 (2.65%) Demandware
6 5 (2.65%) SAP
7 4 (2.12%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.12%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.59%) ESRI
8 3 (1.59%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.59%) Tableau
9 2 (1.06%) Apple
9 2 (1.06%) Cloudera
9 2 (1.06%) Hortonworks
9 2 (1.06%) MapR