Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 85 90
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +6
Contract jobs citing Open Source 35 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.97% 0.56% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 0.65% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 12
Milton Keynes median daily rate £575 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.33% +5.63% +1.43%
10th Percentile £300 £363 £215
90th Percentile £600 £388 £399
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +33.33% +5.63% -0.35%
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 1492 1069 1538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.87% 85.38% 81.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 639 816
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £416 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.73% +7.92% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £260
90th Percentile £530 £562 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.84% +15.60%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.80 £38.75 £22.63
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.83 £15.00 £16.14
% change year-on-year +12.20% -7.06% +24.15%

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 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Open Source also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Open Source.

1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) Jenkins
3 19 (54.29%) TDD
4 17 (48.57%) Finance
5 16 (45.71%) QA
5 16 (45.71%) Android
5 16 (45.71%) Git (software)
5 16 (45.71%) Windows
5 16 (45.71%) Apple iOS
6 15 (42.86%) Oracle
6 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 14 (40.00%) JIRA
7 14 (40.00%) Web Services
7 14 (40.00%) REST
8 13 (37.14%) Docker
8 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
8 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (34.29%) IBM
9 12 (34.29%) SOAP
9 12 (34.29%) SQL
10 11 (31.43%) Confluence
10 11 (31.43%) Liferay
10 11 (31.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (31.43%) Appium
10 11 (31.43%) Apple Swift
10 11 (31.43%) CRM
10 11 (31.43%) SOA
10 11 (31.43%) Drupal

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 11 (31.43%) Alfresco
1 11 (31.43%) CMS
1 11 (31.43%) Confluence
1 11 (31.43%) Drupal
1 11 (31.43%) Liferay
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
2 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) Sauce Labs
3 4 (11.43%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.86%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) npm
4 1 (2.86%) Office 365
4 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Redis
2 9 (25.71%) Big Data
2 9 (25.71%) Hadoop
3 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (5.71%) DataStax
5 2 (5.71%) MySQL
5 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (65.71%) Jenkins
2 16 (45.71%) Git (software)
3 14 (40.00%) JIRA
4 11 (31.43%) Appium
5 10 (28.57%) Selenium
6 9 (25.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (25.71%) Bitbucket
6 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
6 9 (25.71%) WebDriver
7 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
8 3 (8.57%) Calabash
8 3 (8.57%) IntelliJ
8 3 (8.57%) NUnit
8 3 (8.57%) PhantomJS
8 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
8 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
9 2 (5.71%) Gradle
9 2 (5.71%) Hudson
9 2 (5.71%) Maven
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 5 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Automation Tester
1 12 (34.29%) Tester
2 10 (28.57%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) QA Automation Tester
2 10 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 7 (20.00%) Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Automation Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Senior QA Tester
4 6 (17.14%) Senior Tester
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Angular Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Automation Tester
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Hadoop Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) REST
1 14 (40.00%) Web Services
2 12 (34.29%) SOAP
3 6 (17.14%) RESTful
4 5 (14.29%) JSON
5 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.43%) Java EE
5 4 (11.43%) Node.js
5 4 (11.43%) Spring
6 2 (5.71%) Android SDK
6 2 (5.71%) Apache Camel
6 2 (5.71%) Guice
6 2 (5.71%) iOS SDK
6 2 (5.71%) OAuth
6 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.71%) RESTEasy
6 2 (5.71%) Spring Boot
6 2 (5.71%) Spring Security
6 2 (5.71%) Swagger
6 2 (5.71%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Android
1 16 (45.71%) Apple iOS
1 16 (45.71%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Mac OS X
3 7 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) TDD
3 15 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (31.43%) CRM
6 11 (31.43%) Document Management
6 11 (31.43%) Product Management
6 11 (31.43%) SOA
7 9 (25.71%) Scrum
8 7 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (20.00%) DevOps
8 7 (20.00%) SDLC
9 6 (17.14%) BDD
9 6 (17.14%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Data Entry
10 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 5 (14.29%) Microservices
10 5 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) Java
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
3 11 (31.43%) Apple Swift
4 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.29%) C#
5 5 (14.29%) Ruby
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) C++
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) CCNA
4 2 (5.71%) CCSP
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCITP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) Docker
2 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.71%) Ambari
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
2 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) Terraform
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) IBM
4 11 (31.43%) OpenText
5 7 (20.00%) Apple
6 5 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) Apigee
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix
7 2 (5.71%) Cloudera
7 2 (5.71%) Google
7 2 (5.71%) MuleSoft
7 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.71%) Sun
7 2 (5.71%) WSO2
8 1 (2.86%) StorageTek
8 1 (2.86%) VMware