Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 84 89
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing Open Source 26 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.53% 0.57% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.66% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 15
Milton Keynes median daily rate £575 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.33% +5.63% +1.43%
10th Percentile £450 £363 £261
90th Percentile £600 £388 £398
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £575 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +53.33% +5.63% +1.43%
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 1,417 1,055 1,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.50% 85.56% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 627 743
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.48% +5.77% +11.43%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £529
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.25% +5.33%
10th Percentile £9.15 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.50 £38.75 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.84% +22.54%

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 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) Jenkins
3 18 (69.23%) TDD
3 18 (69.23%) Java
3 18 (69.23%) Windows
4 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (61.54%) Android
4 16 (61.54%) Apple iOS
5 15 (57.69%) Docker
5 15 (57.69%) JIRA
6 14 (53.85%) QA
6 14 (53.85%) Web Services
7 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 13 (50.00%) Confluence
8 12 (46.15%) Appium
8 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
8 12 (46.15%) Selenium
8 12 (46.15%) SQL
9 11 (42.31%) Mac OS X
9 11 (42.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (42.31%) Apple Swift
9 11 (42.31%) Bitbucket
9 11 (42.31%) WebDriver
9 11 (42.31%) Redis
10 10 (38.46%) REST
10 10 (38.46%) Cucumber
10 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (38.46%) Finance
10 10 (38.46%) Internet
10 10 (38.46%) SOAP

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 13 (50.00%) Confluence
2 3 (11.54%) Alfresco
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) Drupal
2 3 (11.54%) Liferay
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 2 (7.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (26.92%) Sauce Labs
3 3 (11.54%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.85%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.85%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Redis
2 9 (34.62%) Big Data
2 9 (34.62%) Hadoop
3 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (7.69%) DataStax
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) Jenkins
2 15 (57.69%) JIRA
3 12 (46.15%) Appium
3 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
3 12 (46.15%) Selenium
4 11 (42.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (42.31%) Bitbucket
4 11 (42.31%) WebDriver
5 10 (38.46%) Cucumber
6 5 (19.23%) Eclipse
7 4 (15.38%) Calabash
8 3 (11.54%) IntelliJ
8 3 (11.54%) NUnit
8 3 (11.54%) PhantomJS
8 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
8 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
9 2 (7.69%) Ant
9 2 (7.69%) Hudson
9 2 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Retail
3 5 (19.23%) Retail Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Automation Tester
1 9 (34.62%) QA Automation Tester
1 9 (34.62%) QA Tester
1 9 (34.62%) Tester
2 8 (30.77%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Automation Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Senior QA Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Test Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Hadoop Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.85%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 10 (38.46%) REST
2 10 (38.46%) SOAP
3 3 (11.54%) JSON
3 3 (11.54%) RESTful
4 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Camel
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) EJB
4 2 (7.69%) Guice
4 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (7.69%) Java EE
4 2 (7.69%) JMS
4 2 (7.69%) Node.js
4 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (7.69%) RESTEasy
4 2 (7.69%) Spring
4 2 (7.69%) Velocity
4 2 (7.69%) XML
4 2 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Android
2 16 (61.54%) Apple iOS
3 11 (42.31%) Mac OS X
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Vista
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (69.23%) TDD
3 16 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (34.62%) DevOps
6 8 (30.77%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (26.92%) BDD
7 7 (26.92%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 6 (23.08%) SDLC
9 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (19.23%) Data Entry
9 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
9 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
9 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (15.38%) Test Strategy
11 3 (11.54%) CRM
11 3 (11.54%) Microservices
11 3 (11.54%) OO
11 3 (11.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) Apple Swift
4 6 (23.08%) C#
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 4 (15.38%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) C++
7 2 (7.69%) C
7 2 (7.69%) Gremlin
7 2 (7.69%) Perl
7 2 (7.69%) Python
7 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) CCSP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (53.85%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Docker
2 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Ansible
1 3 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (7.69%) Ambari
2 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) Terraform
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Apple
2 5 (19.23%) HP
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.54%) IBM
3 3 (11.54%) OpenText
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
4 2 (7.69%) Google
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) StorageTek
5 1 (3.85%) VMware