Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 6 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 351 273 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 22.08% 19.23% 19.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.21% 20.39% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 138 187
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £281
90th Percentile £538 £488 £475
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £14.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.75 - £14.00

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 1,512 1,339 1,352
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 94.30% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 718 730
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £261 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 45 46
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £15.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.95% +12.50% -3.45%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.13
90th Percentile £20.78 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.96 £15.00
% change year-on-year -14.50% +13.07% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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.

1 141 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (35.33%) Java
3 103 (29.34%) JavaScript
3 103 (29.34%) AngularJS
4 100 (28.49%) Banking
5 78 (22.22%) Spring
6 69 (19.66%) HTML
7 68 (19.37%) TDD
8 67 (19.09%) CSS
9 65 (18.52%) SQL
10 62 (17.66%) SQL Server
11 58 (16.52%) MVC
12 57 (16.24%) .NET
13 54 (15.38%) C#
13 54 (15.38%) Finance
14 49 (13.96%) Spring Boot
15 45 (12.82%) Web Services
16 41 (11.68%) Front End Development
17 39 (11.11%) Git (software)
18 38 (10.83%) Jenkins
18 38 (10.83%) ASP.NET
18 38 (10.83%) Microsoft
19 35 (9.97%) Scrum
19 35 (9.97%) IBM
19 35 (9.97%) Big Data
20 34 (9.69%) REST
21 33 (9.40%) Hadoop
22 32 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
22 32 (9.12%) OpenShift
22 32 (9.12%) Microservices

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 21 (5.98%) Apache Spark
2 17 (4.84%) WebSphere
3 15 (4.27%) Tomcat
4 14 (3.99%) Apache
5 9 (2.56%) IIS
6 8 (2.28%) Drupal
7 7 (1.99%) CMS
7 7 (1.99%) Confluence
7 7 (1.99%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.71%) K2 blackpearl
8 6 (1.71%) NServiceBus
8 6 (1.71%) SAS
8 6 (1.71%) WordPress
9 5 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.57%) JBoss
12 1 (0.28%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.85%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.28%) GIMP
3 1 (0.28%) InDesign
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.14%) Magento
3 4 (1.14%) Maximo
4 1 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Shopify
4 1 (0.28%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.12%) OpenShift
2 28 (7.98%) PaaS
3 25 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (2.28%) npm
6 5 (1.42%) IaaS
7 4 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.57%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.57%) SaaS
9 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.99%) HTTP
2 3 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (17.66%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.97%) Big Data
3 33 (9.40%) Hadoop
4 27 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (7.12%) Relational Database
6 23 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (6.27%) MongoDB
8 21 (5.98%) Apache Hive
9 17 (4.84%) NoSQL
10 15 (4.27%) MySQL
11 13 (3.70%) Data Lake
12 12 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (2.85%) Impala
13 10 (2.85%) RDBMS
14 8 (2.28%) OLAP
14 8 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (1.71%) DB2
16 5 (1.42%) HBase
16 5 (1.42%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 39 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 38 (10.83%) Jenkins
3 19 (5.41%) Maven
3 19 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 15 (4.27%) JIRA
5 14 (3.99%) GitLab
6 11 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
7 10 (2.85%) Mocha
7 10 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (2.85%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (2.56%) Moq
8 9 (2.56%) MSTest
9 7 (1.99%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.71%) Protractor
11 5 (1.42%) Subversion
11 5 (1.42%) WebStorm
12 4 (1.14%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.85%) git-flow
13 3 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 100 (28.49%) Banking
2 54 (15.38%) Finance
3 10 (2.85%) Retail
4 9 (2.56%) Marketing
5 7 (1.99%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.14%) Automotive
6 4 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.85%) Electronics
7 3 (0.85%) Games
7 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.57%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.57%) French Language
8 2 (0.57%) German Language
8 2 (0.57%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.57%) Law
8 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (29.34%) AngularJS
2 78 (22.22%) Spring
3 69 (19.66%) HTML
4 67 (19.09%) CSS
5 57 (16.24%) .NET
6 49 (13.96%) Spring Boot
7 45 (12.82%) Web Services
8 38 (10.83%) ASP.NET
9 34 (9.69%) REST
10 31 (8.83%) Hibernate
10 31 (8.83%) jQuery
11 30 (8.55%) Node.js
12 29 (8.26%) HTML5
13 23 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (6.27%) CSS3
14 22 (6.27%) RESTful
15 20 (5.70%) .NET Framework
15 20 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (5.70%) J2EE
15 20 (5.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.84%) User Experience
2 14 (3.99%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.28%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.42%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.42%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.14%) Animation
8 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.57%) BBC
9 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.57%) Fintech
9 2 (0.57%) W3C
10 1 (0.28%) CMDB
10 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.28%) Smart City
10 1 (0.28%) Vector Graphics
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 12 (3.42%) Android
3 8 (2.28%) Linux
4 5 (1.42%) Unix
4 5 (1.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (19.37%) TDD
3 58 (16.52%) MVC
4 41 (11.68%) Front End Development
5 35 (9.97%) Scrum
6 32 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (9.12%) Microservices
7 30 (8.55%) CRM
8 29 (8.26%) Web Development
9 28 (7.98%) ETL
9 28 (7.98%) Test Automation
10 26 (7.41%) SDLC
11 25 (7.12%) DevOps
12 23 (6.55%) Unit Testing
13 22 (6.27%) API Development
14 21 (5.98%) ITIL
15 20 (5.70%) Waterfall
16 19 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (5.13%) Workflow
18 16 (4.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 124 (35.33%) Java
2 103 (29.34%) JavaScript
3 65 (18.52%) SQL
4 54 (15.38%) C#
5 16 (4.56%) Java 8
5 16 (4.56%) PHP
5 16 (4.56%) Scala
6 7 (1.99%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.99%) Python
6 7 (1.99%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.71%) COBOL
8 5 (1.42%) JCL
8 5 (1.42%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.14%) Apple Swift
9 4 (1.14%) C++
9 4 (1.14%) Go
9 4 (1.14%) Ruby
10 2 (0.57%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.57%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (1.99%) Degree
2 6 (1.71%) MCP
2 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.85%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.28%) GDPR
3 4 (1.14%) QA
4 3 (0.85%) WCAG
5 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.14%) Apache Flume
1 4 (1.14%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.57%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (1.14%) Oozie
2 2 (0.57%) Kibana
3 1 (0.28%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 38 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.97%) IBM
3 24 (6.84%) Oracle
4 22 (6.27%) SAP
5 13 (3.70%) Cloudera
6 10 (2.85%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.28%) Informatica
7 8 (2.28%) Talend
8 7 (1.99%) Ab Initio
8 7 (1.99%) Micro Focus
9 6 (1.71%) Google
9 6 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (1.71%) Tableau
10 5 (1.42%) Adobe
10 5 (1.42%) Remedy
11 3 (0.85%) Twitter
12 2 (0.57%) Apple
12 2 (0.57%) Hortonworks
12 2 (0.57%) Pega
13 1 (0.28%) HP