Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 12 December 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.

Java Developer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 12 49
Rank change year-on-year -43 +37 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 42 185 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.34% 10.40% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 10.93% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 89 19
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% -0.71%
10th Percentile £328 £344 £296
90th Percentile £524 £525 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1,183 1,693 1,159
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.04% 95.17% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 826 658
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £205
90th Percentile £578 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 80 53
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.09 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.79% +22.07% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.20 £9.95 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.45 £24.00 £36.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -17.17% +25.00% -

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Milton Keynes

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Milton Keynes

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Milton Keynes

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Java 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (61.90%) Spring
3 20 (47.62%) Spring Boot
4 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
6 15 (35.71%) Node.js
6 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (35.71%) Java EE
7 12 (28.57%) Scrum
8 11 (26.19%) Finance
9 10 (23.81%) Banking
9 10 (23.81%) SQL
10 9 (21.43%) JIRA
10 9 (21.43%) TDD
10 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
11 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 7 (16.67%) OpenShift
11 7 (16.67%) Docker
11 7 (16.67%) J2EE
11 7 (16.67%) IBM
12 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
12 6 (14.29%) PaaS
13 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
14 4 (9.52%) Automotive
14 4 (9.52%) Pair Programming
14 4 (9.52%) SDLC
14 4 (9.52%) git-flow
14 4 (9.52%) DevOps
14 4 (9.52%) Microservices

Java 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 3 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) OpenShift
2 6 (14.29%) PaaS
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.38%) HBase
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Jenkins
2 9 (21.43%) JIRA
3 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.52%) git-flow
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Maven
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
6 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Automotive
4 3 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.76%) Back Office
5 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Front Office
6 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) Spring
2 20 (47.62%) Spring Boot
3 15 (35.71%) Java EE
3 15 (35.71%) Node.js
4 9 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 7 (16.67%) J2EE
6 3 (7.14%) HTML
6 3 (7.14%) JPA
6 3 (7.14%) Spring MVC
7 2 (4.76%) Akka
7 2 (4.76%) CSS
7 2 (4.76%) React
7 2 (4.76%) Struts
8 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.38%) HTML5
8 1 (2.38%) Kafka
8 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.38%) RESTful
8 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) Scrum
3 9 (21.43%) TDD
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.52%) DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) Kanban
6 4 (9.52%) Microservices
6 4 (9.52%) Pair Programming
6 4 (9.52%) SDLC
7 3 (7.14%) BDD
7 3 (7.14%) Build Automation
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Dependency Management
7 3 (7.14%) High Availability
7 3 (7.14%) Low Latency
7 3 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (4.76%) Lean Software Development
9 1 (2.38%) Community of Practice
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.81%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) Go
4 3 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (2.38%) Java 8
5 1 (2.38%) Scala
5 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (7.14%) Google
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat