Period
to 4 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 4 July 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
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 5 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 81 166 368
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 17.53% 14.68% 23.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.61% 15.49% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 103 238
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £315
90th Percentile £638 £499 £539
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £26.50 £46.00
% change year-on-year - -42.39% -

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 413 1,072 1,512
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.39% 94.78% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 607 808
Median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £281 £213 £224
90th Percentile £638 £593 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 70 105
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.65 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +11.39% -16.96%
10th Percentile £12.19 £10.29 £9.00
90th Percentile £42.25 £44.04 £19.95
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% -15.94%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 50 (61.73%) SQL
2 41 (50.62%) Security Cleared
3 37 (45.68%) Migration
4 34 (41.98%) Data Migration
5 30 (37.04%) SC Cleared
5 30 (37.04%) Oracle
6 29 (35.80%) PL/SQL
6 29 (35.80%) Unit Testing
7 27 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 26 (32.10%) Oracle Payables
9 25 (30.86%) General Ledger
10 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (25.93%) E-business
11 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
12 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
12 19 (23.46%) ERP
13 18 (22.22%) C#
13 18 (22.22%) .NET
14 17 (20.99%) Java
14 17 (20.99%) Cash Management
14 17 (20.99%) Oracle Cash Management
15 16 (19.75%) HTML
16 15 (18.52%) DV Cleared
17 14 (17.28%) Web Services
17 14 (17.28%) CRM
18 13 (16.05%) CSS
18 13 (16.05%) MVC
18 13 (16.05%) Oracle Receivables
19 12 (14.81%) Scrum
19 12 (14.81%) XML

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 (8.64%) IIS
2 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.17%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.94%) Apache
4 4 (4.94%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.47%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.23%) Confluence
6 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Oracle Payables
2 17 (20.99%) Oracle Cash Management
3 13 (16.05%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (8.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (2.47%) Maximo
9 1 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Azure
2 9 (11.11%) AWS
3 5 (6.17%) SaaS
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.47%) npm
4 2 (2.47%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Azure Stack
5 1 (1.23%) GCP
5 1 (1.23%) GitHub
5 1 (1.23%) IaaS
5 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) DNS
2 1 (1.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.23%) Network Security
2 1 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) MySQL
4 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.70%) DB2
4 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.70%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (2.47%) Big Data
5 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.47%) Power BI
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.23%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.23%) Impala
6 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.47%) Grunt
4 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.47%) JIRA
4 2 (2.47%) Mocha
4 2 (2.47%) webpack
5 1 (1.23%) Ant
5 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.23%) JUnit
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.23%) ProC
5 1 (1.23%) Selenium
5 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (30.86%) General Ledger
2 10 (12.35%) Public Sector
3 6 (7.41%) Finance
4 3 (3.70%) Automotive
4 3 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Electronics
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.23%) German Language
6 1 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) .NET
2 16 (19.75%) HTML
3 14 (17.28%) Web Services
4 13 (16.05%) CSS
5 12 (14.81%) XML
6 11 (13.58%) .NET Framework
7 9 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 9 (11.11%) Entity Framework
8 7 (8.64%) LINQ
9 6 (7.41%) Spring
9 6 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (7.41%) XSL
10 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
10 5 (6.17%) Node.js
10 5 (6.17%) React
11 4 (4.94%) Apache CXF
11 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.94%) jQuery
11 4 (4.94%) RESTful
11 4 (4.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
2 2 (2.47%) User Experience
3 1 (1.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.23%) CESG
3 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.23%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.23%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.23%) PKI
3 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.23%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
3 2 (2.47%) Android
3 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Unix
4 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.68%) Migration
2 34 (41.98%) Data Migration
3 29 (35.80%) Unit Testing
4 23 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (25.93%) E-business
6 19 (23.46%) ERP
7 17 (20.99%) Cash Management
8 14 (17.28%) CRM
9 13 (16.05%) MVC
10 12 (14.81%) Scrum
11 11 (13.58%) Web Development
12 9 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 7 (8.64%) Test Automation
14 6 (7.41%) DevOps
14 6 (7.41%) Virtual Environments
15 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
15 5 (6.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 50 (61.73%) SQL
2 29 (35.80%) PL/SQL
3 27 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 19 (23.46%) JavaScript
5 18 (22.22%) C#
6 17 (20.99%) Java
7 7 (8.64%) T-SQL
8 5 (6.17%) Python
9 4 (4.94%) C
10 2 (2.47%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.47%) C++
10 2 (2.47%) ES6
10 2 (2.47%) Java 8
10 2 (2.47%) Kotlin
10 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.23%) COBOL
11 1 (1.23%) Perl
11 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (50.62%) Security Cleared
2 30 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 15 (18.52%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (7.41%) MCAD
5 6 (7.41%) MCITP
5 6 (7.41%) MCPD
6 5 (6.17%) Degree
7 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.23%) MCP
8 1 (1.23%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.23%) Oozie
1 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (37.04%) Oracle
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.94%) IBM
4 2 (2.47%) OutSystems
4 2 (2.47%) SAP
4 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe
5 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.23%) Capita
5 1 (1.23%) Google
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.23%) Talend
5 1 (1.23%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.23%) Twitter