Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 20 June 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.

Lead Developer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 - 91
Rank change year-on-year - +91 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.58% - 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 - £400
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -11.11%
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 1,466 1,386 1,342
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.26% 95.06% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 719 721
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £222 £270 £258
90th Percentile £550 £550 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 48 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £15.63 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.40% +30.21% -17.24%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.50
90th Percentile £18.90 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -17.35% +21.43% -6.67%

Lead Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Developer in Milton Keynes

Lead Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead Developer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, Lead 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 Lead Developer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Spring Boot
4 3 (33.33%) Spring Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Microservices
4 3 (33.33%) Java 8
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) J2EE
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) HTTP
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (22.22%) JDBC
5 2 (22.22%) SOAP
5 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 2 (22.22%) Java EE
5 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Apache CXF
5 2 (22.22%) PaaS

Lead 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) OpenShift
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) Spring Boot
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) Spring Integration
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Apache Camel
4 2 (22.22%) Apache CXF
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) Java EE
4 2 (22.22%) JDBC
4 2 (22.22%) Kafka
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Java 8
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM