Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 393 243 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 24.64% 19.60% 17.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.99% 21.32% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 140 172
Milton Keynes median daily rate £394 £364 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.25% +3.19% -2.35%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £291
90th Percentile £525 £503 £475
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 10
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +167.86% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £46.75 £37.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +24.67% +167.86% -67.06%

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 1,140 1,633
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 91.94% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 669 790
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.47% +4.52% +10.71%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £260
90th Percentile £538 £563 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 47 80
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.70 £13.22 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -2.07% -5.26%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £20.60 £38.75 £19.55
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% +11.54%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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.

1 178 (45.29%) Java
2 166 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (34.86%) Banking
4 117 (29.77%) AngularJS
5 104 (26.46%) TDD
6 103 (26.21%) Spring
7 84 (21.37%) JavaScript
8 72 (18.32%) HTML
8 72 (18.32%) SQL Server
9 71 (18.07%) Finance
10 69 (17.56%) Spring Boot
11 63 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (14.76%) MVC
12 58 (14.76%) CSS
12 58 (14.76%) Jenkins
13 57 (14.50%) Scrum
14 55 (13.99%) Microservices
15 54 (13.74%) Git (software)
15 54 (13.74%) SQL
16 51 (12.98%) C#
17 47 (11.96%) Node.js
18 46 (11.70%) Web Services
19 45 (11.45%) Hibernate
20 44 (11.20%) IBM
20 44 (11.20%) Big Data
21 43 (10.94%) .NET
22 42 (10.69%) Front End Development
22 42 (10.69%) RESTful
22 42 (10.69%) Hadoop
23 41 (10.43%) CRM

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 37 (9.41%) WebSphere
2 33 (8.40%) Apache Spark
3 28 (7.12%) Tomcat
4 23 (5.85%) Apache
5 12 (3.05%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (2.80%) Confluence
7 9 (2.29%) CMS
8 8 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.53%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.53%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.27%) Drupal
10 5 (1.27%) NServiceBus
10 5 (1.27%) SAS
10 5 (1.27%) WordPress
11 4 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.51%) IIS
12 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.25%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.51%) GIMP
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.27%) Magento
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.11%) PaaS
2 23 (5.85%) OpenShift
3 22 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.27%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.27%) Google Checkout
7 4 (1.02%) IaaS
7 4 (1.02%) npm
8 2 (0.51%) SaaS
9 1 (0.25%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.25%) GitHub
9 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.38%) HTTP
2 3 (0.76%) Internet
2 3 (0.76%) Intranet
3 1 (0.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (18.32%) SQL Server
2 44 (11.20%) Big Data
3 42 (10.69%) Hadoop
4 29 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (6.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (4.58%) MySQL
7 17 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (3.82%) Apache Hive
8 15 (3.82%) NoSQL
8 15 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (3.31%) DB2
9 13 (3.31%) MongoDB
9 13 (3.31%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.54%) Impala
10 10 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.53%) Data Lake
11 6 (1.53%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.27%) Endeca
12 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 58 (14.76%) Jenkins
2 54 (13.74%) Git (software)
3 30 (7.63%) JIRA
4 24 (6.11%) Maven
5 19 (4.83%) Eclipse
6 18 (4.58%) GitLab
7 15 (3.82%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.54%) git-flow
9 8 (2.04%) JUnit
9 8 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.78%) gulp
10 7 (1.78%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (1.78%) Subversion
11 6 (1.53%) Ant
11 6 (1.53%) Hudson
11 6 (1.53%) Mocha
12 4 (1.02%) Moq
12 4 (1.02%) MSTest
12 4 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 137 (34.86%) Banking
2 71 (18.07%) Finance
3 23 (5.85%) Retail
4 18 (4.58%) Retail Banking
5 13 (3.31%) Marketing
6 6 (1.53%) Automotive
7 5 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.02%) Electronics
8 4 (1.02%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.76%) Games
9 3 (0.76%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) German Language
10 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (29.77%) AngularJS
2 103 (26.21%) Spring
3 72 (18.32%) HTML
4 69 (17.56%) Spring Boot
5 58 (14.76%) CSS
6 47 (11.96%) Node.js
7 46 (11.70%) Web Services
8 45 (11.45%) Hibernate
9 43 (10.94%) .NET
10 42 (10.69%) RESTful
11 39 (9.92%) REST
12 38 (9.67%) jQuery
13 32 (8.14%) J2EE
14 30 (7.63%) ASP.NET
15 28 (7.12%) HTML5
15 28 (7.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (5.85%) Spring MVC
17 22 (5.60%) JDBC
18 21 (5.34%) Apache CXF
18 21 (5.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.31%) User Experience
2 9 (2.29%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.53%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
6 4 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.02%) Animation
6 4 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.76%) CMDB
8 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.51%) W3C
9 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.25%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.25%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.25%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.25%) Social Media
9 1 (0.25%) Vector Graphics
9 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.56%) Android
2 9 (2.29%) Apple iOS
2 9 (2.29%) Linux
2 9 (2.29%) Unix
3 8 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (26.46%) TDD
3 63 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
4 58 (14.76%) MVC
5 57 (14.50%) Scrum
6 55 (13.99%) Microservices
7 42 (10.69%) Front End Development
8 41 (10.43%) CRM
9 37 (9.41%) API Development
10 32 (8.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 31 (7.89%) Web Development
12 25 (6.36%) Test Automation
13 24 (6.11%) Waterfall
14 22 (5.60%) BDD
14 22 (5.60%) E-Commerce
15 21 (5.34%) DevOps
15 21 (5.34%) ETL
15 21 (5.34%) Test-First Development
16 20 (5.09%) SOA
17 19 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 178 (45.29%) Java
2 84 (21.37%) JavaScript
3 54 (13.74%) SQL
4 51 (12.98%) C#
5 22 (5.60%) Scala
6 12 (3.05%) PHP
7 11 (2.80%) Ruby
8 8 (2.04%) Python
8 8 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.53%) Go
10 4 (1.02%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.02%) C++
10 4 (1.02%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.51%) ABAP
12 2 (0.51%) C
12 2 (0.51%) Perl
12 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.25%) COBOL
13 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (1.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (0.76%) Degree
3 2 (0.51%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.51%) MCP
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.25%) ISEB
4 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.04%) GDPR
2 5 (1.27%) QA
3 3 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.51%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (1.78%) Docker
2 2 (0.51%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.27%) Kibana
1 5 (1.27%) Oozie
2 3 (0.76%) logstash
2 3 (0.76%) SCCM
3 2 (0.51%) Ansible
3 2 (0.51%) Consul
3 2 (0.51%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.51%) Mesos
4 1 (0.25%) Amdocs OSS
4 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (11.20%) IBM
2 30 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.12%) Oracle
4 23 (5.85%) Cloudera
5 12 (3.05%) Google
6 9 (2.29%) MuleSoft
6 9 (2.29%) SAP
7 6 (1.53%) hybris
8 5 (1.27%) Apigee
8 5 (1.27%) Coremetrics
8 5 (1.27%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (1.27%) PayPal
8 5 (1.27%) WSO2
9 3 (0.76%) Adobe
9 3 (0.76%) Informatica
9 3 (0.76%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.51%) Apple
10 2 (0.51%) HP
10 2 (0.51%) Nuxeo
10 2 (0.51%) Talend