The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 37 57
Rank change year-on-year +17 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 63 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 8.50% 3.59% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.81% 3.72% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 3 9
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £345 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +29.57% -8.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 715 646 799
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.49% 96.71% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 345 442
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 21
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Milton Keynes

Java 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 Java Developer in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 107 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (70.09%) Spring
3 65 (60.75%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (35.51%) Microservices
5 36 (33.64%) Maven
6 35 (32.71%) Scrum
7 33 (30.84%) Spring Boot
7 33 (30.84%) Git (software)
8 30 (28.04%) REST
8 30 (28.04%) TDD
8 30 (28.04%) Web Services
9 27 (25.23%) XML
10 24 (22.43%) Oracle
11 23 (21.50%) Finance
11 23 (21.50%) Java EE
11 23 (21.50%) Jenkins
12 22 (20.56%) Hibernate
12 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
13 21 (19.63%) SQL
13 21 (19.63%) SOA
14 20 (18.69%) CSS
14 20 (18.69%) HTML
14 20 (18.69%) Banking
14 20 (18.69%) RESTful
15 18 (16.82%) Unit Testing
15 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (15.89%) OO
17 16 (14.95%) Linux
17 16 (14.95%) MVC
17 16 (14.95%) Kanban

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 10 (9.35%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.41%) JBoss
3 7 (6.54%) Apache
3 7 (6.54%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (6.54%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (5.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.74%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.80%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.87%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.87%) CMS
7 2 (1.87%) Confluence
7 2 (1.87%) Drupal
7 2 (1.87%) Liferay
7 2 (1.87%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.87%) WildFly
8 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.80%) PaaS
3 2 (1.87%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.87%) Google Checkout
3 2 (1.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) AMQP
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) MongoDB
1 12 (11.21%) MySQL
2 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.48%) Big Data
4 8 (7.48%) Hadoop
5 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.67%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.74%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.74%) Impala
7 4 (3.74%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.80%) DB2
8 3 (2.80%) Hazelcast
8 3 (2.80%) HBase
8 3 (2.80%) Sqoop
9 2 (1.87%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 36 (33.64%) Maven
2 33 (30.84%) Git (software)
3 23 (21.50%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.21%) Gradle
5 11 (10.28%) Eclipse
6 10 (9.35%) JUnit
7 8 (7.48%) Bitbucket
7 8 (7.48%) JIRA
7 8 (7.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (7.48%) TeamCity
8 6 (5.61%) Mockito
8 6 (5.61%) Selenium
9 4 (3.74%) Ant
9 4 (3.74%) Hudson
9 4 (3.74%) Spock
9 4 (3.74%) Subversion
10 3 (2.80%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.87%) JProfiler
11 2 (1.87%) Mocha
11 2 (1.87%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (21.50%) Finance
2 20 (18.69%) Banking
3 5 (4.67%) Retail
4 4 (3.74%) Games
4 4 (3.74%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.80%) Law
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (70.09%) Spring
2 33 (30.84%) Spring Boot
3 30 (28.04%) REST
3 30 (28.04%) Web Services
4 27 (25.23%) XML
5 23 (21.50%) Java EE
6 22 (20.56%) Hibernate
7 20 (18.69%) CSS
7 20 (18.69%) HTML
7 20 (18.69%) RESTful
8 15 (14.02%) Grails
8 15 (14.02%) XSLT
9 13 (12.15%) Apache Camel
9 13 (12.15%) JSP
9 13 (12.15%) SOAP
9 13 (12.15%) Spring Integration
9 13 (12.15%) Spring MVC
10 12 (11.21%) J2EE
10 12 (11.21%) JSON
11 11 (10.28%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) User Experience
2 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) iPad
2 4 (3.74%) Online Games
3 3 (2.80%) Fintech
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.95%) Linux
2 5 (4.67%) Android
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (3.74%) Unix
4 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.87%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (60.75%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (35.51%) Microservices
3 35 (32.71%) Scrum
4 30 (28.04%) TDD
5 21 (19.63%) SOA
6 18 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (16.82%) Unit Testing
7 17 (15.89%) OO
8 16 (14.95%) Kanban
8 16 (14.95%) MVC
9 15 (14.02%) BDD
9 15 (14.02%) Software Engineering
10 8 (7.48%) API Development
10 8 (7.48%) Low Latency
10 8 (7.48%) SOLID
11 7 (6.54%) User Stories
12 6 (5.61%) UML
13 5 (4.67%) MapReduce
13 5 (4.67%) Open Source
13 5 (4.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
3 21 (19.63%) SQL
4 16 (14.95%) Groovy
5 15 (14.02%) Ruby
6 8 (7.48%) Python
7 7 (6.54%) Go
8 6 (5.61%) Scala
9 5 (4.67%) Perl
9 5 (4.67%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.67%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.80%) ECMAScript
10 3 (2.80%) ES6
11 2 (1.87%) C#
11 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) Degree
3 2 (1.87%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.54%) Docker
2 3 (2.80%) Apache Flume
2 3 (2.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Ansible
2 3 (2.80%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (2.80%) Marathon
2 3 (2.80%) Mesos
3 1 (0.93%) Oozie
Vendors
1 24 (22.43%) Oracle
2 13 (12.15%) IBM
3 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.80%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.87%) Apigee
5 2 (1.87%) Coremetrics
5 2 (1.87%) Google
5 2 (1.87%) hybris
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.87%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.87%) OpenText
5 2 (1.87%) PayPal
5 2 (1.87%) WSO2
6 1 (0.93%) Perforce
6 1 (0.93%) SAP
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