The median contractor rate for a Developer was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 162 111 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 21.57% 16.95% 16.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.34% 17.54% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 50 90
Median daily rate £369 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.35% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 725 633 811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.54% 96.64% 97.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 338 448
Median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.40 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 26 June 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 167 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (48.26%) Java
3 92 (31.94%) JavaScript
4 86 (29.86%) Scrum
5 83 (28.82%) HTML
6 82 (28.47%) Spring
7 81 (28.13%) Finance
8 76 (26.39%) Git (software)
9 72 (25.00%) Banking
10 69 (23.96%) CSS
11 64 (22.22%) Microservices
12 58 (20.14%) REST
13 56 (19.44%) Jenkins
14 55 (19.10%) TDD
15 48 (16.67%) SQL
16 46 (15.97%) AngularJS
17 45 (15.63%) Node.js
17 45 (15.63%) RESTful
17 45 (15.63%) XML
18 43 (14.93%) Web Services
19 38 (13.19%) OO
19 38 (13.19%) JSON
19 38 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
19 38 (13.19%) Spring Boot
20 37 (12.85%) Maven
21 36 (12.50%) .NET
21 36 (12.50%) IBM
22 35 (12.15%) Oracle
22 35 (12.15%) HTML5
22 35 (12.15%) MongoDB

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 16 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.82%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (3.13%) JBoss
5 8 (2.78%) Apache
5 8 (2.78%) Drupal
6 7 (2.43%) Apache Pig
6 7 (2.43%) Cloud Foundry
6 7 (2.43%) CMS
6 7 (2.43%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (2.08%) Alfresco
7 6 (2.08%) Liferay
7 6 (2.08%) OpenStack
8 4 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.04%) Confluence
9 3 (1.04%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.69%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.43%) Temenos T24
3 4 (1.39%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.35%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.21%) PaaS
3 10 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.08%) SaaS
5 5 (1.74%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.69%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.69%) Google Checkout
7 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.35%) IaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Office 365
7 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.39%) Intranet
2 3 (1.04%) DHCP
2 3 (1.04%) DNS
2 3 (1.04%) Firewall
2 3 (1.04%) Internet
2 3 (1.04%) LDAP
3 2 (0.69%) AMQP
4 1 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (12.15%) MongoDB
2 27 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 22 (7.64%) Hadoop
4 20 (6.94%) Big Data
5 15 (5.21%) Apache Hive
5 15 (5.21%) Impala
6 14 (4.86%) MySQL
7 12 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.78%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.78%) Sqoop
10 7 (2.43%) DB2
10 7 (2.43%) HBase
11 6 (2.08%) Data Lake
11 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.74%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 76 (26.39%) Git (software)
2 56 (19.44%) Jenkins
3 37 (12.85%) Maven
4 16 (5.56%) JUnit
5 14 (4.86%) Eclipse
5 14 (4.86%) Gradle
5 14 (4.86%) Visual Studio
6 11 (3.82%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (3.47%) Bitbucket
7 10 (3.47%) JIRA
7 10 (3.47%) Selenium
7 10 (3.47%) TeamCity
8 8 (2.78%) git-flow
9 7 (2.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (2.43%) Subversion
10 6 (2.08%) Mockito
11 5 (1.74%) Mocha
12 4 (1.39%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.39%) Grunt
12 4 (1.39%) Hudson
General
1 81 (28.13%) Finance
2 72 (25.00%) Banking
3 13 (4.51%) Retail
4 10 (3.47%) Marketing
5 7 (2.43%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.39%) Automotive
6 4 (1.39%) Games
6 4 (1.39%) German Language
6 4 (1.39%) Law
7 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.69%) Electronics
8 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (28.82%) HTML
2 82 (28.47%) Spring
3 69 (23.96%) CSS
4 58 (20.14%) REST
5 46 (15.97%) AngularJS
6 45 (15.63%) Node.js
6 45 (15.63%) RESTful
6 45 (15.63%) XML
7 43 (14.93%) Web Services
8 38 (13.19%) JSON
8 38 (13.19%) Spring Boot
9 36 (12.50%) .NET
10 35 (12.15%) HTML5
11 30 (10.42%) SOAP
12 27 (9.38%) Java EE
13 25 (8.68%) CSS3
14 23 (7.99%) Hibernate
15 22 (7.64%) Swagger
16 20 (6.94%) XSLT
17 19 (6.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 15 (5.21%) User Experience
3 12 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.08%) iPad
6 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.74%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.39%) Online Games
8 3 (1.04%) Fintech
9 2 (0.69%) iPhone
9 2 (0.69%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.35%) DataPower
10 1 (0.35%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.94%) Linux
2 18 (6.25%) Android
2 18 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.43%) Windows
4 5 (1.74%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (1.39%) Unix
6 3 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.35%) AIX
8 1 (0.35%) Solaris
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (29.86%) Scrum
3 64 (22.22%) Microservices
4 55 (19.10%) TDD
5 38 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (13.19%) OO
6 32 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 31 (10.76%) API Development
8 27 (9.38%) SOA
9 26 (9.03%) MVC
9 26 (9.03%) Unit Testing
10 23 (7.99%) CRM
11 22 (7.64%) Software Engineering
12 19 (6.60%) BDD
13 18 (6.25%) Kanban
14 17 (5.90%) iOS Development
15 14 (4.86%) Android Development
15 14 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (4.51%) Mobile Development
17 11 (3.82%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 139 (48.26%) Java
2 92 (31.94%) JavaScript
3 48 (16.67%) SQL
4 23 (7.99%) C#
5 19 (6.60%) Scala
6 17 (5.90%) Groovy
7 16 (5.56%) Ruby
8 15 (5.21%) Python
9 14 (4.86%) Apple Swift
9 14 (4.86%) Perl
10 10 (3.47%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.13%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.43%) Go
13 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.74%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.39%) ES6
14 4 (1.39%) PHP
15 3 (1.04%) ECMAScript
15 3 (1.04%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.47%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.08%) Degree
5 2 (0.69%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.43%) Apache Flume
1 7 (2.43%) Docker
1 7 (2.43%) HDFS
2 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (4.86%) Ansible
2 7 (2.43%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (2.08%) Oozie
4 3 (1.04%) Marathon
4 3 (1.04%) Mesos
5 1 (0.35%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 36 (12.50%) IBM
2 35 (12.15%) Oracle
3 27 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.47%) Apple
5 9 (3.13%) Cloudera
6 7 (2.43%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.08%) OpenText
8 5 (1.74%) Apigee
8 5 (1.74%) MuleSoft
8 5 (1.74%) SAP
8 5 (1.74%) Temenos
9 4 (1.39%) Adobe
9 4 (1.39%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.39%) WSO2
10 3 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.04%) Pega
10 3 (1.04%) Sencha
11 2 (0.69%) Google
11 2 (0.69%) hybris
11 2 (0.69%) PayPal
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Interact Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Neg (Day Rate)
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rullion
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Rullion
Posted: 3 days ago
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Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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VASSIT
Rate: £0 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 13 days ago