Period
to 9 April 2020

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 10 1
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 122 131 383
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 18.15% 12.39% 24.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.61% 13.29% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 87 260
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +15.86%
10th Percentile £307 £338 £300
90th Percentile £608 £556 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.33 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.25 £26.50 £46.75
% change year-on-year +29.25% -43.32% +24.67%

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 622 986 1,496
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.56% 93.28% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 584 778
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £275 £210 £250
90th Percentile £575 £613 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £406 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -4.41% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 83 63
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -9.71% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.98 £10.55 £10.16
90th Percentile £20.20 £46.75 £23.20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% -5.71% +22.81%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Milton Keynes

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Developer in Milton Keynes.

Daily rate trend for Developer in Milton Keynes

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Developer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Developer in Milton Keynes

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Developer in Milton Keynes.

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 9 April 2020, 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 65 (53.28%) SQL
2 36 (29.51%) Security Cleared
3 35 (28.69%) Migration
3 35 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (27.05%) Java
5 32 (26.23%) .NET
6 31 (25.41%) C#
7 30 (24.59%) Data Migration
8 27 (22.13%) PL/SQL
9 26 (21.31%) Oracle
10 25 (20.49%) JavaScript
10 25 (20.49%) Shell Script
10 25 (20.49%) SC Cleared
10 25 (20.49%) Unit Testing
11 24 (19.67%) Oracle Payables
12 23 (18.85%) General Ledger
13 21 (17.21%) HTML
13 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
14 20 (16.39%) CSS
14 20 (16.39%) AngularJS
15 19 (15.57%) Microsoft
15 19 (15.57%) E-business
16 18 (14.75%) ERP
16 18 (14.75%) Git (software)
17 17 (13.93%) Scrum
17 17 (13.93%) MVC
18 16 (13.11%) ETL
18 16 (13.11%) Web Services
18 16 (13.11%) Cash Management
18 16 (13.11%) Oracle Cash Management

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 7 (5.74%) SAS
2 6 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.28%) Apache
3 4 (3.28%) IIS
3 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.64%) CMS
4 2 (1.64%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.82%) Confluence
5 1 (0.82%) Drupal
5 1 (0.82%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.82%) Moodle
5 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (19.67%) Oracle Payables
2 16 (13.11%) Oracle Cash Management
3 12 (9.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (4.10%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.82%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.66%) Azure
2 11 (9.02%) AWS
3 6 (4.92%) SaaS
4 3 (2.46%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.64%) GitHub
5 2 (1.64%) PaaS
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.82%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.82%) Azure Stack
6 1 (0.82%) GCP
6 1 (0.82%) IaaS
6 1 (0.82%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) DNS
2 1 (0.82%) Firewall
2 1 (0.82%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) Network Security
2 1 (0.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.92%) MySQL
3 5 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.46%) Power BI
5 3 (2.46%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (1.64%) Big Data
6 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.82%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.82%) DB2
7 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.82%) Impala
7 1 (0.82%) MS Access
7 1 (0.82%) mvBase
7 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.10%) JIRA
4 4 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.64%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.82%) Grunt
6 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.82%) Mocha
6 1 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.82%) ProC
6 1 (0.82%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.82%) webpack
General
1 23 (18.85%) General Ledger
2 8 (6.56%) Public Sector
3 7 (5.74%) Finance
4 6 (4.92%) Banking
5 5 (4.10%) Retail
6 4 (3.28%) Law
7 3 (2.46%) Automotive
8 2 (1.64%) Electronics
8 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.64%) Marketing
8 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.82%) German Language
9 1 (0.82%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.82%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.23%) .NET
2 21 (17.21%) HTML
3 20 (16.39%) AngularJS
3 20 (16.39%) CSS
4 16 (13.11%) Web Services
5 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET
5 14 (11.48%) JDBC
6 12 (9.84%) .NET Framework
7 11 (9.02%) Entity Framework
7 11 (9.02%) Spring
8 10 (8.20%) React
8 10 (8.20%) XML
9 8 (6.56%) REST
10 7 (5.74%) J2EE
10 7 (5.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (4.92%) jQuery
11 6 (4.92%) LINQ
12 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (3.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.28%) Analytical Mindset
2 4 (3.28%) Smart City
3 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.64%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.82%) Animation
4 1 (0.82%) CESG
4 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.82%) PKI
4 1 (0.82%) SCORM
4 1 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.20%) Linux
2 7 (5.74%) Unix
3 5 (4.10%) Windows
4 3 (2.46%) Android
4 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (28.69%) Migration
2 30 (24.59%) Data Migration
3 25 (20.49%) Unit Testing
4 19 (15.57%) E-business
5 18 (14.75%) ERP
6 17 (13.93%) MVC
6 17 (13.93%) Scrum
7 16 (13.11%) Cash Management
7 16 (13.11%) ETL
8 14 (11.48%) Web Development
9 13 (10.66%) ETL Development
10 12 (9.84%) CRM
11 11 (9.02%) E-Commerce
12 10 (8.20%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.38%) Analytics
13 9 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (7.38%) TDD
14 8 (6.56%) Project Management
14 8 (6.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 65 (53.28%) SQL
2 33 (27.05%) Java
3 31 (25.41%) C#
4 27 (22.13%) PL/SQL
5 25 (20.49%) JavaScript
5 25 (20.49%) Shell Script
6 9 (7.38%) Python
7 8 (6.56%) T-SQL
8 7 (5.74%) C++
9 5 (4.10%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.28%) Java 8
11 2 (1.64%) C
11 2 (1.64%) ES6
11 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.82%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.82%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.82%) PHP
12 1 (0.82%) Ruby
12 1 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (29.51%) Security Cleared
2 25 (20.49%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.66%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.20%) Degree
5 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.28%) MCAD
6 4 (3.28%) MCITP
6 4 (3.28%) MCPD
7 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.82%) MCP
7 1 (0.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (0.82%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.82%) Oozie
1 1 (0.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (21.31%) Oracle
2 19 (15.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.84%) Talend
4 4 (3.28%) IBM
5 2 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (0.82%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.82%) Capita
6 1 (0.82%) Google
6 1 (0.82%) jBASE
6 1 (0.82%) OutSystems
6 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.82%) Twitter
6 1 (0.82%) Xamarin