Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Open Source skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Open Source over the 6 months to 20 July 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.

Open Source
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 83 89
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 +4
Contract jobs citing Open Source 31 37 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.01% 2.39% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.82% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 7
Milton Keynes median daily rate £550 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.96% -6.25% -6.49%
10th Percentile £411 £236 £353
90th Percentile £605 £393 £418
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +26.67% +4.17% -6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Open Source is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,290 1,310 1,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.77% 84.46% 84.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 659 701
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.12% +6.80%
10th Percentile £239 £274 £253
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 25 28
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -17.24%
10th Percentile £9.24 £8.87 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £19.18 £16.03
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.28 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -13.48% +17.86% -22.22%

Open Source
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Open Source as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Open Source in Milton Keynes

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Open Source in Milton Keynes

Open Source
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Open Source in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source 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 Open Source.

1 17 (54.84%) JIRA
1 17 (54.84%) Jenkins
2 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
2 16 (51.61%) SQL
3 15 (48.39%) SOAP
3 15 (48.39%) Web Services
3 15 (48.39%) Confluence
3 15 (48.39%) REST
4 14 (45.16%) Java
5 12 (38.71%) Linux
5 12 (38.71%) IBM
5 12 (38.71%) RESTful
5 12 (38.71%) Ruby
5 12 (38.71%) LAMP
5 12 (38.71%) Redis
6 11 (35.48%) Bash Shell
6 11 (35.48%) OpenShift
6 11 (35.48%) Ansible
6 11 (35.48%) DevOps
6 11 (35.48%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (35.48%) JSON
6 11 (35.48%) Tomcat
6 11 (35.48%) Python
6 11 (35.48%) XML
7 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (32.26%) MongoDB
8 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
8 9 (29.03%) RAML
8 9 (29.03%) Swagger

Open Source
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 15 (48.39%) Confluence
2 11 (35.48%) Tomcat
3 4 (12.90%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) NetWeaver
4 2 (6.45%) nginx
4 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) OpenShift
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (29.03%) SaaS
3 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (9.68%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (6.45%) GitHub
5 2 (6.45%) Google Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) IaaS
5 2 (6.45%) PaaS
6 1 (3.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) Redis
2 10 (32.26%) MongoDB
3 9 (29.03%) NoSQL
4 8 (25.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (25.81%) MySQL
4 8 (25.81%) NuoDB
4 8 (25.81%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.45%) GIS
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.23%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Jenkins
1 17 (54.84%) JIRA
2 16 (51.61%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.13%) Appium
3 5 (16.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (12.90%) Bitbucket
4 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.90%) Selenium
4 4 (12.90%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.45%) GitLab
5 2 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (6.45%) Mocha
5 2 (6.45%) Protractor
6 1 (3.23%) Calabash
6 1 (3.23%) git-flow
6 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Automation Tester
4 6 (19.35%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Architect
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Python Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (12.90%) QA Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Business Solution Architect
7 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) .NET Technical Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Digital Technical Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) REST
1 15 (48.39%) SOAP
1 15 (48.39%) Web Services
2 12 (38.71%) LAMP
2 12 (38.71%) RESTful
3 11 (35.48%) JSON
3 11 (35.48%) XML
4 9 (29.03%) RAML
4 9 (29.03%) Swagger
4 9 (29.03%) YAML
5 8 (25.81%) LAPP Stack
5 8 (25.81%) Middleware
6 7 (22.58%) .NET
7 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.68%) Node.js
7 3 (9.68%) Spring
8 2 (6.45%) Chai
8 2 (6.45%) Hibernate
8 2 (6.45%) J2EE
8 2 (6.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.23%) HACMP
5 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Android
2 7 (22.58%) Apple iOS
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
3 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
4 3 (9.68%) Unix
5 2 (6.45%) DC/OS
6 1 (3.23%) AIX
6 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Continuous Delivery
1 11 (35.48%) DevOps
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
4 6 (19.35%) Conceptual Models
4 6 (19.35%) Security Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Microservices
5 5 (16.13%) TDD
6 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.68%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 3 (9.68%) SAP Security
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
8 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.45%) SEO
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) Ruby
4 11 (35.48%) Bash Shell
4 11 (35.48%) Python
5 6 (19.35%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) Apple Swift
7 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.23%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CISSP
1 2 (6.45%) SSCP
1 2 (6.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) PMO
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) GPFS
3 1 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Ansible
2 3 (9.68%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.23%) Kibana
3 1 (3.23%) logstash
3 1 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) IBM
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (25.81%) SAP
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) ATG
5 2 (6.45%) Demandware
5 2 (6.45%) Google
5 2 (6.45%) hybris
6 1 (3.23%) Intel
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) VMware