The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 27 35 61
Rank change year-on-year +8 +26  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 48 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 6.47% 4.31% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.94% 4.51% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 8
Median daily rate £363 £355 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% -18.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £318 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

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 692 709 800
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.26% 95.42% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 386 378
Median daily rate £410 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 17
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £9.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.15 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Milton Keynes

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 77 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (63.64%) Spring
3 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (41.56%) Git (software)
5 30 (38.96%) Maven
5 30 (38.96%) XML
6 25 (32.47%) Groovy
7 24 (31.17%) XSLT
7 24 (31.17%) Scrum
8 22 (28.57%) Java EE
9 21 (27.27%) Web Services
9 21 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 21 (27.27%) Spring Boot
10 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
10 20 (25.97%) Oracle
10 20 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (24.68%) Gradle
11 19 (24.68%) Apache Camel
11 19 (24.68%) REST
12 18 (23.38%) Grails
13 17 (22.08%) TDD
14 16 (20.78%) Banking
14 16 (20.78%) RESTful
14 16 (20.78%) CSS
14 16 (20.78%) HTML
14 16 (20.78%) Microservices
15 15 (19.48%) Linux
16 14 (18.18%) SQL
16 14 (18.18%) Spring Integration
17 13 (16.88%) IBM

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.49%) Apache
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.60%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.60%) JBoss
5 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.30%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.60%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) AMQP
1 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.79%) Big Data
3 6 (7.79%) MySQL
3 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.90%) Hazelcast
5 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.60%) Endeca
6 2 (2.60%) Impala
7 1 (1.30%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.30%) HBase
7 1 (1.30%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 32 (41.56%) Git (software)
2 30 (38.96%) Maven
3 21 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 19 (24.68%) Gradle
5 8 (10.39%) Eclipse
6 7 (9.09%) Ant
6 7 (9.09%) Bitbucket
6 7 (9.09%) JUnit
6 7 (9.09%) Spock
7 6 (7.79%) Subversion
8 5 (6.49%) Hudson
8 5 (6.49%) JIRA
9 4 (5.19%) Mockito
9 4 (5.19%) Selenium
9 4 (5.19%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (3.90%) SonarQube
11 2 (2.60%) IntelliJ
11 2 (2.60%) JProfiler
12 1 (1.30%) MyEclipse
12 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (20.78%) Banking
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (63.64%) Spring
2 30 (38.96%) XML
3 24 (31.17%) XSLT
4 22 (28.57%) Java EE
5 21 (27.27%) Spring Boot
5 21 (27.27%) Web Services
6 19 (24.68%) Apache Camel
6 19 (24.68%) REST
7 18 (23.38%) Grails
8 16 (20.78%) CSS
8 16 (20.78%) HTML
8 16 (20.78%) RESTful
9 14 (18.18%) Spring Integration
10 13 (16.88%) Hibernate
11 11 (14.29%) J2EE
12 10 (12.99%) AngularJS
12 10 (12.99%) JSP
13 8 (10.39%) JMS
13 8 (10.39%) Node.js
14 7 (9.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Online Banking
2 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) iPad
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Linux
2 6 (7.79%) Android
3 5 (6.49%) Unix
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.90%) Windows
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.17%) Scrum
3 20 (25.97%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (22.08%) TDD
5 16 (20.78%) Microservices
6 13 (16.88%) SOA
7 12 (15.58%) OO
8 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 10 (12.99%) Unit Testing
10 9 (11.69%) Low Latency
11 6 (7.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (7.79%) MVC
12 5 (6.49%) Domain-Driven Design
12 5 (6.49%) UML
13 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
13 4 (5.19%) MapReduce
13 4 (5.19%) Open Source
13 4 (5.19%) Pair Programming
13 4 (5.19%) SDLC
14 3 (3.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (32.47%) Groovy
3 20 (25.97%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.49%) Python
7 4 (5.19%) Perl
7 4 (5.19%) Scala
8 3 (3.90%) C#
8 3 (3.90%) ECMAScript
8 3 (3.90%) ES6
8 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.60%) Go
9 2 (2.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.60%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.30%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Ansible
2 1 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Oracle
2 13 (16.88%) IBM
3 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.60%) Coremetrics
4 2 (2.60%) Google
4 2 (2.60%) hybris
4 2 (2.60%) PayPal
5 1 (1.30%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.30%) Perforce
5 1 (1.30%) SAP
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