Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Master's Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the 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.

Master's Degree
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 118 88
Rank change year-on-year +18 -30 +26
Contract jobs citing Master's Degree 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.46% 0.058% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 0.24% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Milton Keynes median daily rate £300 £550 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +26.44% +15.23%
10th Percentile £259 £550 £265
90th Percentile £338 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £550 £345
% change year-on-year -45.45% +59.42% -8.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Master's Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 393 416 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 30.28% 23.96% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 260 306
Milton Keynes median daily rate £390 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -5.88% +8.14%
10th Percentile £210 £199 £223
90th Percentile £507 £526 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £390 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -2.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 36 3
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.66 £17.50 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.80% +70.90% -33.44%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.88 £10.23
90th Percentile £19.50 £41.25 £44.05
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year -16.67% +3.70% -43.75%

Master's Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Master's Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Master's Degree in Milton Keynes

Master's Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Master's Degree in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Master's Degree in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Master's Degree also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Master's Degree.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 5 (83.33%) OO
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 5 (83.33%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Appium
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (83.33%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (50.00%) Android
3 3 (50.00%) QA Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Calabash
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) Confluence
4 2 (33.33%) Redis

Master's Degree
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 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Appium
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (33.33%) Calabash
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) Xcode
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 3 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support
4 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) BDD
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) Deployment Automation
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) OOP
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
1 5 (83.33%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Apple Swift
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker