Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 319 361 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 21.14% 21.96% 14.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.23% 22.86% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 164 122
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% +8.93% +7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £538 £488 £444
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £418 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +4.38% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £12.50 £41.75
% change year-on-year +240.00% -70.06% +1.21%

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 1,435 1,579 1,321
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.10% 96.05% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 747 742
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.06% +6.73%
10th Percentile £215 £255 £225
90th Percentile £564 £538 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 68 46
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £16.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.99% +41.04% -11.11%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £22.35 £20.23 £17.56
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.33 £14.00
% change year-on-year -16.31% +23.75% -3.45%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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.

1 112 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (32.92%) Java
3 102 (31.97%) JavaScript
4 79 (24.76%) AngularJS
5 72 (22.57%) SQL
6 71 (22.26%) Banking
7 60 (18.81%) HTML
8 55 (17.24%) CSS
9 54 (16.93%) .NET
10 52 (16.30%) C#
11 51 (15.99%) Git (software)
12 47 (14.73%) Spring
13 44 (13.79%) TDD
13 44 (13.79%) Node.js
14 43 (13.48%) MVC
15 42 (13.17%) SQL Server
16 41 (12.85%) OpenShift
17 39 (12.23%) Jenkins
18 38 (11.91%) Finance
19 36 (11.29%) Front End Development
19 36 (11.29%) Test Automation
20 34 (10.66%) Relational Database
21 32 (10.03%) MongoDB
22 30 (9.40%) ASP.NET
22 30 (9.40%) Web Services
22 30 (9.40%) ETL
22 30 (9.40%) Scrum
23 29 (9.09%) Oracle
23 29 (9.09%) IBM
24 28 (8.78%) SDLC

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 12 (3.76%) Apache Spark
2 11 (3.45%) Apache
2 11 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.13%) Drupal
4 9 (2.82%) IIS
4 9 (2.82%) K2 blackpearl
5 8 (2.51%) CMS
5 8 (2.51%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (2.19%) SAS
6 7 (2.19%) WordPress
7 6 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (1.57%) NServiceBus
8 5 (1.57%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.94%) JBoss
11 2 (0.63%) Confluence
11 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.31%) InDesign
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.51%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (2.19%) Maximo
3 6 (1.88%) Magento
4 4 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.85%) OpenShift
2 25 (7.84%) PaaS
3 17 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.82%) npm
5 6 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.25%) GitHub
7 3 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.63%) IaaS
8 2 (0.63%) Office 365
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.25%) HTTP
2 2 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.31%) ATM
3 1 (0.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.66%) Relational Database
3 32 (10.03%) MongoDB
4 27 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (7.21%) Hadoop
6 21 (6.58%) Big Data
7 18 (5.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (5.33%) NoSQL
8 17 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (4.39%) MySQL
10 13 (4.08%) Apache Hive
10 13 (4.08%) RDBMS
10 13 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (3.76%) Data Lake
12 11 (3.45%) OLAP
13 9 (2.82%) DB2
14 8 (2.51%) HBase
15 6 (1.88%) Oracle OLAP
16 4 (1.25%) QlikView
16 4 (1.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 51 (15.99%) Git (software)
2 39 (12.23%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.39%) Maven
4 13 (4.08%) Visual Studio
5 12 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (3.13%) GitLab
7 9 (2.82%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (2.82%) Mocha
7 9 (2.82%) Protractor
8 7 (2.19%) Subversion
8 7 (2.19%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (1.88%) Android Studio
10 5 (1.57%) JIRA
10 5 (1.57%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.57%) Moq
10 5 (1.57%) MSTest
10 5 (1.57%) WebStorm
11 4 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.94%) webpack
13 2 (0.63%) git-flow
General
1 71 (22.26%) Banking
2 38 (11.91%) Finance
3 7 (2.19%) Retail Banking
4 6 (1.88%) Automotive
4 6 (1.88%) Law
5 4 (1.25%) Retail
6 2 (0.63%) Back Office
6 2 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Advertising
7 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.31%) French Language
7 1 (0.31%) Front Office
7 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.31%) German Language
7 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (24.76%) AngularJS
2 60 (18.81%) HTML
3 55 (17.24%) CSS
4 54 (16.93%) .NET
5 47 (14.73%) Spring
6 44 (13.79%) Node.js
7 30 (9.40%) ASP.NET
7 30 (9.40%) Web Services
8 27 (8.46%) Spring Boot
9 25 (7.84%) XML
10 21 (6.58%) jQuery
11 20 (6.27%) React
11 20 (6.27%) REST
11 20 (6.27%) RESTful
12 19 (5.96%) .NET Framework
12 19 (5.96%) HTML5
13 17 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (5.02%) CSS3
14 16 (5.02%) Hibernate
15 15 (4.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.02%) Mobile App
2 16 (5.02%) User Experience
3 12 (3.76%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.19%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.25%) iPad
7 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.63%) BBC
8 2 (0.63%) Fintech
8 2 (0.63%) RIA
9 1 (0.31%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.31%) CMDB
9 1 (0.31%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.31%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.31%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.39%) Apple iOS
2 13 (4.08%) Android
3 9 (2.82%) Linux
4 8 (2.51%) Windows
5 6 (1.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (35.11%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (13.79%) TDD
3 43 (13.48%) MVC
4 36 (11.29%) Front End Development
4 36 (11.29%) Test Automation
5 30 (9.40%) ETL
5 30 (9.40%) Scrum
6 28 (8.78%) SDLC
7 26 (8.15%) Microservices
8 25 (7.84%) DevOps
9 24 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (6.58%) Workflow
11 18 (5.64%) Analytics
11 18 (5.64%) Build Automation
11 18 (5.64%) Dependency Management
11 18 (5.64%) Web Development
12 15 (4.70%) Data Management
12 15 (4.70%) ITIL
12 15 (4.70%) OO
13 14 (4.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 105 (32.92%) Java
2 102 (31.97%) JavaScript
3 72 (22.57%) SQL
4 52 (16.30%) C#
5 15 (4.70%) PHP
6 9 (2.82%) COBOL
6 9 (2.82%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.51%) JCL
7 8 (2.51%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.19%) Ruby
9 6 (1.88%) Go
9 6 (1.88%) Java 8
10 5 (1.57%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.57%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.57%) Python
10 5 (1.57%) Scala
11 4 (1.25%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.94%) VB
13 2 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (2.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.88%) Degree
3 4 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.25%) MCP
3 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.08%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.19%) GDPR
3 5 (1.57%) QA
4 3 (0.94%) SLA
4 3 (0.94%) WCAG
5 2 (0.63%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (3.76%) Docker
2 8 (2.51%) HDFS
3 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.94%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.94%) Kibana
2 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.31%) Ambari
3 1 (0.31%) Ansible
3 1 (0.31%) Control-M
3 1 (0.31%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.31%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (9.09%) IBM
1 29 (9.09%) Oracle
2 27 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.96%) SAP
4 11 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 11 (3.45%) Talend
5 10 (3.13%) Informatica
5 10 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
6 9 (2.82%) Ab Initio
7 8 (2.51%) Google
8 7 (2.19%) Tableau
9 6 (1.88%) Micro Focus
10 5 (1.57%) Cloudera
10 5 (1.57%) Remedy
11 4 (1.25%) ATG
11 4 (1.25%) Demandware
11 4 (1.25%) Hortonworks
11 4 (1.25%) hybris
12 3 (0.94%) Apple
12 3 (0.94%) ServiceNow