Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 8 5
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 459 189 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 26.29% 14.85% 14.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.63% 15.99% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 101 150
Milton Keynes median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £263
90th Percentile £500 £494 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £37.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +240.91% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £37.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year -66.67% +240.91% -74.12%

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 1661 1182 1855
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 92.85% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 657 950
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £213 £230
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 56 81
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.09 £13.11 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.36% +4.88% -3.85%
10th Percentile £9.65 £8.75 £9.00
90th Percentile £23.10 £32.25 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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.

1 238 (51.85%) Java
2 195 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
3 152 (33.12%) Banking
4 139 (30.28%) Spring
5 120 (26.14%) AngularJS
6 114 (24.84%) TDD
7 111 (24.18%) Finance
8 108 (23.53%) Git (software)
9 101 (22.00%) Jenkins
10 100 (21.79%) JavaScript
11 99 (21.57%) RESTful
12 97 (21.13%) Scrum
13 88 (19.17%) Microservices
14 87 (18.95%) HTML
15 70 (15.25%) MVC
16 69 (15.03%) Node.js
17 67 (14.60%) Spring Boot
18 66 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
19 60 (13.07%) SQL
19 60 (13.07%) SQL Server
20 59 (12.85%) CSS
20 59 (12.85%) REST
21 57 (12.42%) C#
22 56 (12.20%) API Development
23 55 (11.98%) Web Services
24 54 (11.76%) IBM
25 52 (11.33%) .NET
26 47 (10.24%) Maven
27 42 (9.15%) Oracle
28 41 (8.93%) JSON

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 30 (6.54%) WebSphere
2 21 (4.58%) Tomcat
3 19 (4.14%) Apache Spark
4 16 (3.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 15 (3.27%) Apache
6 13 (2.83%) CMS
6 13 (2.83%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (2.61%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (2.61%) Drupal
8 11 (2.40%) Confluence
8 11 (2.40%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.18%) Liferay
10 9 (1.96%) Alfresco
11 6 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (1.09%) JBoss
12 5 (1.09%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.87%) NServiceBus
14 3 (0.65%) SAS
15 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.22%) GIMP
2 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (1.74%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.87%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.65%) Magento
4 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.75%) PaaS
2 30 (6.54%) OpenShift
3 23 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (2.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (1.74%) npm
7 5 (1.09%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.09%) Google Checkout
8 4 (0.87%) SaaS
9 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.44%) GitHub
11 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.22%) IaaS
11 1 (0.22%) Office 365
11 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.14%) HTTP
2 3 (0.65%) Intranet
3 2 (0.44%) DHCP
3 2 (0.44%) DNS
3 2 (0.44%) Firewall
3 2 (0.44%) Internet
3 2 (0.44%) LDAP
4 1 (0.22%) AMQP
4 1 (0.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.32%) MongoDB
3 28 (6.10%) Big Data
4 27 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 25 (5.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (4.36%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.61%) DB2
9 12 (2.61%) MySQL
10 10 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.53%) Relational Database
13 5 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.09%) Endeca
13 5 (1.09%) Power BI
13 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.87%) PowerCenter
14 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 108 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 101 (22.00%) Jenkins
3 47 (10.24%) Maven
4 33 (7.19%) JIRA
5 28 (6.10%) GitLab
6 24 (5.23%) Eclipse
7 23 (5.01%) JUnit
8 17 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (3.70%) TeamCity
9 13 (2.83%) Mocha
10 12 (2.61%) Karma Test Runner
10 12 (2.61%) Mockito
11 11 (2.40%) git-flow
11 11 (2.40%) Protractor
12 10 (2.18%) Selenium
12 10 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (1.96%) Subversion
14 8 (1.74%) gulp
15 7 (1.53%) Hudson
15 7 (1.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 152 (33.12%) Banking
2 111 (24.18%) Finance
3 23 (5.01%) Retail Banking
4 17 (3.70%) Retail
5 10 (2.18%) Automotive
6 8 (1.74%) Marketing
7 6 (1.31%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.09%) Games
9 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
10 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (30.28%) Spring
2 120 (26.14%) AngularJS
3 99 (21.57%) RESTful
4 87 (18.95%) HTML
5 69 (15.03%) Node.js
6 67 (14.60%) Spring Boot
7 59 (12.85%) CSS
7 59 (12.85%) REST
8 55 (11.98%) Web Services
9 52 (11.33%) .NET
10 41 (8.93%) JSON
11 37 (8.06%) ASP.NET
11 37 (8.06%) Hibernate
12 36 (7.84%) HTML5
13 33 (7.19%) J2EE
13 33 (7.19%) Java EE
13 33 (7.19%) SOAP
14 30 (6.54%) Spring MVC
15 29 (6.32%) Swagger
15 29 (6.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.18%) Mobile App
2 8 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (1.74%) Computer Science
2 8 (1.74%) User Experience
3 7 (1.53%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.09%) iPad
4 5 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
5 4 (0.87%) Online Games
6 3 (0.65%) CMDB
6 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (0.65%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.65%) Robotics
7 2 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.44%) W3C
8 1 (0.22%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.22%) Fintech
8 1 (0.22%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.22%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.92%) Linux
2 16 (3.49%) Windows
3 13 (2.83%) Android
4 10 (2.18%) Apple iOS
4 10 (2.18%) Unix
5 4 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.22%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (24.84%) TDD
3 97 (21.13%) Scrum
4 88 (19.17%) Microservices
5 70 (15.25%) MVC
6 66 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (12.20%) API Development
8 40 (8.71%) Front End Development
9 39 (8.50%) SOA
10 38 (8.28%) CRM
11 35 (7.63%) Continuous Delivery
12 33 (7.19%) Unit Testing
13 31 (6.75%) BDD
14 27 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (5.45%) SOLID
15 25 (5.45%) Test Automation
16 24 (5.23%) Test-First Development
17 23 (5.01%) DevOps
17 23 (5.01%) E-Commerce
18 20 (4.36%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 238 (51.85%) Java
2 100 (21.79%) JavaScript
3 60 (13.07%) SQL
4 57 (12.42%) C#
5 30 (6.54%) Ruby
6 12 (2.61%) Scala
7 11 (2.40%) Go
8 10 (2.18%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.74%) Apple Swift
9 8 (1.74%) PHP
10 7 (1.53%) Python
11 5 (1.09%) ES6
12 4 (0.87%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.87%) Perl
13 3 (0.65%) C
13 3 (0.65%) Groovy
14 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.44%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.22%) C++
15 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (2.40%) Degree
2 5 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) ISEB
4 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.22%) MCPD
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.27%) QA
2 9 (1.96%) GDPR
3 4 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.44%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (3.92%) Docker
2 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) Firmware
3 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.53%) Ansible
2 5 (1.09%) Kibana
3 3 (0.65%) Consul
3 3 (0.65%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.65%) logstash
3 3 (0.65%) Mesos
3 3 (0.65%) SCCM
4 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.22%) Oozie
Vendors
1 54 (11.76%) IBM
2 42 (9.15%) Oracle
3 39 (8.50%) Microsoft
4 16 (3.49%) Cloudera
4 16 (3.49%) Google
5 13 (2.83%) MuleSoft
6 11 (2.40%) Apigee
6 11 (2.40%) WSO2
7 9 (1.96%) OpenText
8 8 (1.74%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.53%) hybris
10 6 (1.31%) Blue Prism
11 5 (1.09%) Apple
11 5 (1.09%) Cognos
11 5 (1.09%) Coremetrics
11 5 (1.09%) PayPal
11 5 (1.09%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
13 3 (0.65%) Avaya
13 3 (0.65%) Epicor