Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 15 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.

Lead Developer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 105 96
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Developer 8 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.65% 0.90% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.95% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 0
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £475 £525
% change year-on-year -5.26% -9.52% +31.25%
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 1,164 1,680 1,149
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 95.02% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 827 655
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £204
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 82 52
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.55% +23.21% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.40 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.55 £23.70 £37.45
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -17.14% +20.69% +3.57%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Developer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead Developer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) React
2 3 (37.50%) Redux
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) OLAP
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) SAS
3 2 (25.00%) Informatica
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio
3 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Talend
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (25.00%) NoSQL

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 (25.00%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (25.00%) Data Lake
2 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (25.00%) OLAP
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) React
1 3 (37.50%) Redux
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Enzyme
2 2 (25.00%) Jest
3 1 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) Kafka
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Ab Initio
1 2 (25.00%) Informatica
1 2 (25.00%) Talend