The median contractor rate for a Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 7 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 131 155 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 17.54% 20.64% 14.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.79% 21.56% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 91 68
Median daily rate £363 £355 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +2.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

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 697 719 801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.31% 95.74% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 393 380
Median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Milton Keynes

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 124 (50.61%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (41.63%) Java
3 77 (31.43%) JavaScript
4 66 (26.94%) HTML
5 62 (25.31%) Scrum
6 60 (24.49%) CSS
7 58 (23.67%) Banking
8 51 (20.82%) Git (software)
9 50 (20.41%) Spring
10 49 (20.00%) SQL
10 49 (20.00%) Finance
11 46 (18.78%) TDD
12 44 (17.96%) .NET
13 42 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (16.73%) XML
15 40 (16.33%) Oracle
16 37 (15.10%) OO
17 36 (14.69%) AngularJS
18 31 (12.65%) Jenkins
19 30 (12.24%) Maven
20 29 (11.84%) Web Services
20 29 (11.84%) C#
21 28 (11.43%) REST
21 28 (11.43%) HTML5
22 27 (11.02%) SQL Server
22 27 (11.02%) XSLT
22 27 (11.02%) MVC
22 27 (11.02%) Microsoft
23 26 (10.61%) .NET Framework
24 25 (10.20%) Java EE

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 12 (4.90%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.45%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.04%) Apache
4 4 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.22%) Apache Pig
5 3 (1.22%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.82%) JBoss
6 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.82%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.41%) CMS
7 1 (0.41%) Confluence
7 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.41%) SAS
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.41%) MS Office
2 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.45%) Temenos T24
3 4 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.41%) Magento
5 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.41%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.04%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.82%) Google Checkout
5 2 (0.82%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.45%) Internet
2 4 (1.63%) Intranet
3 3 (1.22%) AMQP
3 3 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.82%) FTP
5 1 (0.41%) HTTP
5 1 (0.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.76%) Big Data
2 19 (7.76%) Hadoop
3 13 (5.31%) Apache Hive
3 13 (5.31%) Impala
4 11 (4.49%) MySQL
5 9 (3.67%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.45%) DB2
8 6 (2.45%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.04%) Data Lake
9 5 (2.04%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (1.22%) HBase
Development Applications
1 51 (20.82%) Git (software)
2 31 (12.65%) Jenkins
3 30 (12.24%) Maven
4 22 (8.98%) Gradle
5 18 (7.35%) Visual Studio
6 17 (6.94%) Eclipse
7 13 (5.31%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (4.08%) Android Studio
9 8 (3.27%) Ant
9 8 (3.27%) JIRA
9 8 (3.27%) Subversion
10 7 (2.86%) Bitbucket
10 7 (2.86%) JUnit
10 7 (2.86%) Spock
11 6 (2.45%) Hudson
11 6 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (2.04%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.63%) Mockito
13 4 (1.63%) Selenium
14 3 (1.22%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 58 (23.67%) Banking
2 49 (20.00%) Finance
3 14 (5.71%) Retail
4 9 (3.67%) Marketing
5 7 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.45%) Automotive
7 5 (2.04%) German Language
8 3 (1.22%) Electronics
8 3 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.82%) Law
9 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.41%) Games
10 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.41%) Military
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (26.94%) HTML
2 60 (24.49%) CSS
3 50 (20.41%) Spring
4 44 (17.96%) .NET
5 41 (16.73%) XML
6 36 (14.69%) AngularJS
7 29 (11.84%) Web Services
8 28 (11.43%) HTML5
8 28 (11.43%) REST
9 27 (11.02%) XSLT
10 26 (10.61%) .NET Framework
11 25 (10.20%) CSS3
11 25 (10.20%) Java EE
12 22 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web API
12 22 (8.98%) RESTful
12 22 (8.98%) Spring Boot
13 19 (7.76%) Apache Camel
13 19 (7.76%) ASP.NET
13 19 (7.76%) jQuery
13 19 (7.76%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 11 (4.49%) Mobile Banking
3 10 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.45%) AS400
5 6 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.45%) User Experience
6 4 (1.63%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.22%) iPad
8 2 (0.82%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.82%) iPhone
8 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.41%) Clustering
9 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.41%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.41%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.41%) Online Games
9 1 (0.41%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.98%) Android
2 20 (8.16%) Linux
3 9 (3.67%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.67%) Unix
4 7 (2.86%) Windows
5 4 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (50.61%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (25.31%) Scrum
3 46 (18.78%) TDD
4 42 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (15.10%) OO
6 27 (11.02%) MVC
7 25 (10.20%) Front End Development
8 21 (8.57%) Microservices
8 21 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 19 (7.76%) Android Development
9 19 (7.76%) Unit Testing
10 16 (6.53%) CRM
10 16 (6.53%) Data Modelling
11 15 (6.12%) SOA
12 14 (5.71%) Mobile Development
12 14 (5.71%) Web Development
13 13 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (4.49%) ETL
15 10 (4.08%) SDLC
16 9 (3.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 102 (41.63%) Java
2 77 (31.43%) JavaScript
3 49 (20.00%) SQL
4 29 (11.84%) C#
5 25 (10.20%) Groovy
6 22 (8.98%) Python
7 15 (6.12%) Perl
7 15 (6.12%) PL/SQL
8 11 (4.49%) Scala
9 7 (2.86%) Apple Swift
10 6 (2.45%) RPG
10 6 (2.45%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.04%) C++
12 4 (1.63%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.63%) PHP
12 4 (1.63%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.63%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.63%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.22%) ES6
13 3 (1.22%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 20 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.94%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 6 (2.45%) Degree
5 2 (0.82%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.86%) Docker
2 3 (1.22%) Apache Flume
2 3 (1.22%) HDFS
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
1 3 (1.22%) Oozie
2 2 (0.82%) Ansible
2 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.41%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (16.33%) Oracle
2 27 (11.02%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.71%) IBM
4 13 (5.31%) SAP
5 7 (2.86%) Cloudera
5 7 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.04%) Temenos
7 4 (1.63%) Apple
7 4 (1.63%) Informatica
7 4 (1.63%) Symantec
8 3 (1.22%) Sencha
8 3 (1.22%) Talend
9 2 (0.82%) Adobe
9 2 (0.82%) Coremetrics
9 2 (0.82%) Google
9 2 (0.82%) hybris
9 2 (0.82%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.82%) PayPal
10 1 (0.41%) Perforce
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