Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 73 89
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 +8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 38 44 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.72% 2.62% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 3.13% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.62% +3.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £363
90th Percentile £619 £596 £388
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £445 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +14.84% +3.33% +4.17%
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 1,211 1,406 1,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 86.62% 83.59% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 719 637
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61% +9.21%
10th Percentile £235 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £530 £546
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £403
% change year-on-year - -0.68% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 45 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £13.85 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +15.42% -14.88%
10th Percentile £9.53 £8.62 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.80 £19.50 £15.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.47 £15.00 £14.43
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.99% -17.57%

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 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 19 (50.00%) JIRA
1 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 19 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 19 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 18 (47.37%) DevOps
2 18 (47.37%) Confluence
3 17 (44.74%) REST
3 17 (44.74%) Java
3 17 (44.74%) SOAP
4 16 (42.11%) Web Services
4 16 (42.11%) C#
4 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
5 15 (39.47%) SQL
6 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (36.84%) Ruby
6 14 (36.84%) Redis
7 13 (34.21%) RESTful
7 13 (34.21%) JSON
7 13 (34.21%) XML
7 13 (34.21%) Finance
7 13 (34.21%) Ansible
8 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
8 12 (31.58%) Python
8 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
9 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
9 11 (28.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (28.95%) Linux
9 11 (28.95%) IBM
9 11 (28.95%) LAMP

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 18 (47.37%) Confluence
2 12 (31.58%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) OpenShift
2 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (18.42%) SaaS
5 3 (7.89%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (2.63%) npm
6 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) Redis
2 10 (26.32%) MongoDB
2 10 (26.32%) NoSQL
3 9 (23.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (23.68%) MySQL
3 9 (23.68%) NuoDB
3 9 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 19 (50.00%) JIRA
2 16 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 10 (26.32%) Appium
4 9 (23.68%) Selenium
5 6 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (13.16%) Bitbucket
6 5 (13.16%) Cucumber
6 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.26%) Calabash
7 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.26%) Xcode
8 1 (2.63%) git-flow
8 1 (2.63%) GitLab
8 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.63%) Mocha
8 1 (2.63%) Protractor
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Legal
4 3 (7.89%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Architect
2 11 (28.95%) Automation Tester
2 11 (28.95%) Tester
3 9 (23.68%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) QA Automation Tester
5 7 (18.42%) QA Tester
6 6 (15.79%) .NET Architect
6 6 (15.79%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 6 (15.79%) Java Automation Tester
7 5 (13.16%) .NET Technical Architect
7 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
7 5 (13.16%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 4 (10.53%) Python Engineer
9 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (5.26%) Mobile Tester
10 2 (5.26%) Test Architect
10 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) REST
1 17 (44.74%) SOAP
2 16 (42.11%) Web Services
3 13 (34.21%) JSON
3 13 (34.21%) RESTful
3 13 (34.21%) XML
4 11 (28.95%) LAMP
5 10 (26.32%) RAML
5 10 (26.32%) Swagger
5 10 (26.32%) YAML
6 9 (23.68%) .NET
6 9 (23.68%) LAPP Stack
6 9 (23.68%) Middleware
7 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.89%) Spring
8 3 (7.89%) Spring Boot
9 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.26%) Node.js
10 1 (2.63%) OAuth
10 1 (2.63%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Android
2 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.16%) Mac OS X
3 5 (13.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 19 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (47.37%) DevOps
3 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (28.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (28.95%) TDD
6 7 (18.42%) BDD
6 7 (18.42%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (18.42%) OO
6 7 (18.42%) OOP
6 7 (18.42%) Security Architecture
6 7 (18.42%) TOGAF
7 6 (15.79%) Conceptual Models
8 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (10.53%) QA Automation
10 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.89%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) C#
3 15 (39.47%) SQL
4 14 (36.84%) Ruby
5 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
5 12 (31.58%) Python
6 7 (18.42%) C++
6 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.16%) Apple Swift
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) TOGAF Certification
2 6 (15.79%) CISSP
3 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 5 (13.16%) Master's Degree
3 5 (13.16%) SSCP
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Kibana
2 1 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.63%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) IBM
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Intel