Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 90 86
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 +9
Contract jobs citing Open Source 29 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.35% 1.69% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.99% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £575 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +53.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £363
90th Percentile £620 £600 £388
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £500 £375
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% +5.63%
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 1,090 1,506 1,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.47% 84.61% 86.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 790 631
Milton Keynes median daily rate £418 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.83% -3.53% +11.11%
10th Percentile £238 £263 £235
90th Percentile £623 £526 £563
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +3.75% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 53 37
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.57% -
10th Percentile £10.46 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £26.65 £24.80 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -7.06%

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 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (55.17%) Test Automation
1 16 (55.17%) DevOps
2 15 (51.72%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) Java
3 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (41.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
6 10 (34.48%) Finance
6 10 (34.48%) JIRA
6 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
7 9 (31.03%) Confluence
7 9 (31.03%) REST
7 9 (31.03%) TDD
7 9 (31.03%) SOAP
8 8 (27.59%) .NET
8 8 (27.59%) Banking
8 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
8 8 (27.59%) Appium
9 7 (24.14%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (24.14%) QA
9 7 (24.14%) Selenium
9 7 (24.14%) Ruby
9 7 (24.14%) BDD
9 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 7 (24.14%) C++
9 7 (24.14%) Web Services
9 7 (24.14%) OOP

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 9 (31.03%) Confluence
2 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.34%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.45%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (20.69%) SaaS
3 5 (17.24%) OpenShift
4 1 (3.45%) npm
4 1 (3.45%) Office 365
4 1 (3.45%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Redis
2 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) NuoDB
3 2 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
2 10 (34.48%) JIRA
3 8 (27.59%) Appium
3 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
4 7 (24.14%) Selenium
5 4 (13.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (10.34%) Bitbucket
6 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
6 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
7 2 (6.90%) Calabash
7 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.90%) Xcode
8 1 (3.45%) git-flow
8 1 (3.45%) GitLab
8 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (3.45%) Mocha
8 1 (3.45%) Protractor
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Legal
4 3 (10.34%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
2 9 (31.03%) Automation Tester
2 9 (31.03%) Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) .NET Architect
5 5 (17.24%) .NET Solutions Architect
5 5 (17.24%) QA Automation Tester
5 5 (17.24%) QA Tester
6 4 (13.79%) .NET Technical Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Architect
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) REST
1 9 (31.03%) SOAP
2 8 (27.59%) .NET
3 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 6 (20.69%) JSON
4 6 (20.69%) RESTful
4 6 (20.69%) XML
5 5 (17.24%) Middleware
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
6 4 (13.79%) LAMP
7 3 (10.34%) RAML
7 3 (10.34%) Spring
7 3 (10.34%) Spring Boot
7 3 (10.34%) Swagger
7 3 (10.34%) YAML
8 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
8 2 (6.90%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (6.90%) Node.js
9 1 (3.45%) OAuth
9 1 (3.45%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Android
1 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
2 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
3 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) DevOps
1 16 (55.17%) Test Automation
2 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (34.48%) Computer Science
5 9 (31.03%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) BDD
6 7 (24.14%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (24.14%) OO
6 7 (24.14%) OOP
7 6 (20.69%) Security Architecture
7 6 (20.69%) TOGAF
8 5 (17.24%) Conceptual Models
8 5 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (13.79%) QA Automation
10 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) C++
2 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (24.14%) Ruby
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 3 (10.34%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) TOGAF Certification
2 5 (17.24%) CISSP
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) Master's Degree
3 4 (13.79%) SSCP
4 1 (3.45%) MCP
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Kibana
2 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.45%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Intel