Period
to 14 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 266 459 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 20.03% 25.98% 16.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.31% 27.24% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 251 110
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £287
90th Percentile £549 £500 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £37.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +240.00% -66.67% +240.91%

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 1,248 1,685 1,210
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.98% 95.36% 93.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 831 668
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.32% +10.33%
10th Percentile £219 £251 £220
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 83 57
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £16.93 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.31% +30.23% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.34 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.31 £21.00 £30.95
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -19.71% +25.00% -

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018, 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 96 (36.09%) JavaScript
2 88 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (31.95%) Java
4 58 (21.80%) AngularJS
5 54 (20.30%) C#
6 53 (19.92%) SQL
7 52 (19.55%) .NET
8 45 (16.92%) Spring
9 44 (16.54%) Finance
10 42 (15.79%) HTML
11 40 (15.04%) Git (software)
12 39 (14.66%) Scrum
13 37 (13.91%) CSS
14 35 (13.16%) TDD
15 34 (12.78%) SQL Server
15 34 (12.78%) Node.js
16 33 (12.41%) MVC
17 31 (11.65%) Banking
17 31 (11.65%) Jenkins
18 30 (11.28%) Test Automation
19 29 (10.90%) Front End Development
20 27 (10.15%) ASP.NET
20 27 (10.15%) XML
20 27 (10.15%) Relational Database
20 27 (10.15%) Microsoft Azure
21 26 (9.77%) Oracle
22 25 (9.40%) OpenShift
23 22 (8.27%) Microsoft
23 22 (8.27%) DevOps
23 22 (8.27%) Spring Boot

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 11 (4.14%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.76%) Apache
2 10 (3.76%) Drupal
3 9 (3.38%) Apache Spark
3 9 (3.38%) CMS
4 8 (3.01%) K2 blackpearl
5 7 (2.63%) SAS
5 7 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.63%) WordPress
6 6 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.13%) Confluence
7 3 (1.13%) IIS
7 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.75%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Maximo
2 5 (1.88%) Magento
3 4 (1.50%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.50%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (9.40%) OpenShift
3 12 (4.51%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.76%) PaaS
5 7 (2.63%) Office 365
6 5 (1.88%) GitHub
7 4 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.50%) npm
8 3 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.75%) SaaS
10 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.50%) HTTP
2 2 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) ATM
3 1 (0.38%) SAN
3 1 (0.38%) SSH
3 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.15%) Relational Database
3 19 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 17 (6.39%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (5.64%) Hadoop
7 13 (4.89%) MySQL
8 12 (4.51%) Big Data
9 9 (3.38%) NoSQL
10 8 (3.01%) Apache Hive
10 8 (3.01%) DB2
10 8 (3.01%) RDBMS
11 7 (2.63%) Data Lake
11 7 (2.63%) OLAP
11 7 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (2.26%) HBase
13 3 (1.13%) Essbase
13 3 (1.13%) Oracle ODI
13 3 (1.13%) Oracle Smart View
Development Applications
1 40 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.65%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.02%) Visual Studio
4 11 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.76%) Android Studio
5 10 (3.76%) JIRA
6 8 (3.01%) Maven
7 7 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (2.26%) git-flow
9 5 (1.88%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (1.88%) Mocha
9 5 (1.88%) Moq
9 5 (1.88%) MSTest
9 5 (1.88%) Protractor
10 4 (1.50%) GitLab
11 3 (1.13%) Babel
11 3 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.13%) Subversion
12 2 (0.75%) webpack
12 2 (0.75%) WebStorm
General
1 44 (16.54%) Finance
2 31 (11.65%) Banking
3 10 (3.76%) Retail
4 6 (2.26%) Law
5 5 (1.88%) Automotive
6 3 (1.13%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Back Office
7 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (21.80%) AngularJS
2 52 (19.55%) .NET
3 45 (16.92%) Spring
4 42 (15.79%) HTML
5 37 (13.91%) CSS
6 34 (12.78%) Node.js
7 27 (10.15%) ASP.NET
7 27 (10.15%) XML
8 22 (8.27%) Spring Boot
9 19 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (6.39%) React
10 17 (6.39%) Web Services
11 16 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (6.02%) Java EE
12 14 (5.26%) J2EE
13 13 (4.89%) HTML5
14 12 (4.51%) jQuery
14 12 (4.51%) Sass
15 10 (3.76%) Middleware
15 10 (3.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 18 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.51%) User Experience
4 7 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 5 (1.88%) iPad
6 4 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.75%) RIA
8 1 (0.38%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.38%) DataPower
8 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.39%) Android
2 14 (5.26%) Windows
3 10 (3.76%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.63%) Linux
5 5 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (33.08%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (14.66%) Scrum
3 35 (13.16%) TDD
4 33 (12.41%) MVC
5 30 (11.28%) Test Automation
6 29 (10.90%) Front End Development
7 22 (8.27%) DevOps
8 18 (6.77%) Software Engineering
9 17 (6.39%) Microservices
9 17 (6.39%) Migration
9 17 (6.39%) OO
10 16 (6.02%) Android Development
11 15 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (5.64%) Web Development
12 14 (5.26%) Build Automation
12 14 (5.26%) Dependency Management
12 14 (5.26%) ETL
12 14 (5.26%) SDLC
12 14 (5.26%) Workflow
13 12 (4.51%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 96 (36.09%) JavaScript
2 85 (31.95%) Java
3 54 (20.30%) C#
4 53 (19.92%) SQL
5 13 (4.89%) PHP
6 11 (4.14%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.01%) Apple Swift
7 8 (3.01%) Python
8 7 (2.63%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.88%) Ruby
9 5 (1.88%) Scala
9 5 (1.88%) XPath
10 4 (1.50%) COBOL
10 4 (1.50%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.13%) ES6
11 3 (1.13%) Go
11 3 (1.13%) JCL
11 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.13%) VB
11 3 (1.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (4.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.88%) MCSE
3 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.50%) MCP
5 2 (0.75%) Degree
6 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.38%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.50%) GDPR
3 3 (1.13%) QA
4 2 (0.75%) COBIT
4 2 (0.75%) SLA
5 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (5.26%) Docker
2 7 (2.63%) HDFS
3 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) Ambari
1 2 (0.75%) Ganglia
1 2 (0.75%) Nagios
1 2 (0.75%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (0.38%) Ansible
2 1 (0.38%) Control-M
2 1 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.38%) Kibana
2 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (9.77%) Oracle
2 22 (8.27%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.77%) IBM
4 9 (3.38%) SAP
5 8 (3.01%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (2.63%) Informatica
6 7 (2.63%) Talend
7 5 (1.88%) ATG
7 5 (1.88%) Demandware
7 5 (1.88%) hybris
7 5 (1.88%) TIBCO
8 4 (1.50%) Ab Initio
8 4 (1.50%) Apple
8 4 (1.50%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.50%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.50%) Tableau
9 3 (1.13%) Google
9 3 (1.13%) Hortonworks
9 3 (1.13%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.13%) Xamarin