Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 85 93
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8 +9
Contract jobs citing Open Source 38 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.41% 0.63% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 0.75% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 16
Milton Keynes median daily rate £338 £360 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -6.49% -23.00%
10th Percentile £236 £353 £313
90th Percentile £393 £418 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £360 £385
% change year-on-year +4.17% -6.49% -23.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Open Source is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1324 1203 1425
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.12% 83.89% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 690 794
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +8.15% +5.63%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £528 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 18
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £16.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -28.66% +34.56%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.00 £9.95
90th Percentile £19.10 £15.70 £40.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year +10.00% -25.69% +31.50%

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 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Java
3 18 (47.37%) TDD
4 17 (44.74%) Test Automation
5 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (42.11%) Jenkins
6 15 (39.47%) Scrum
6 15 (39.47%) IBM
7 14 (36.84%) Banking
7 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
8 13 (34.21%) JIRA
8 13 (34.21%) SOAP
8 13 (34.21%) REST
9 12 (31.58%) Oracle
9 12 (31.58%) QA
10 11 (28.95%) Retail
10 11 (28.95%) Corporate Banking
10 11 (28.95%) SQL
11 10 (26.32%) Web Services
11 10 (26.32%) SOA
11 10 (26.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (26.32%) Mobile App
11 10 (26.32%) DevOps
11 10 (26.32%) SDLC
12 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
12 9 (23.68%) Functional Testing
12 9 (23.68%) Node.js
12 9 (23.68%) CRM
12 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
12 9 (23.68%) Finance

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 10 (26.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (23.68%) Alfresco
2 9 (23.68%) CMS
2 9 (23.68%) Drupal
2 9 (23.68%) Liferay
3 5 (13.16%) Confluence
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) OpenShift
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) HTTP
3 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Big Data
1 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.16%) Redis
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Jenkins
2 14 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 13 (34.21%) JIRA
4 7 (18.42%) Appium
5 6 (15.79%) Calabash
5 6 (15.79%) Selenium
6 5 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (13.16%) Bitbucket
6 5 (13.16%) GitLab
6 5 (13.16%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (13.16%) Mocha
6 5 (13.16%) Protractor
6 5 (13.16%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.26%) Ant
7 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.26%) Gradle
7 2 (5.26%) Hudson
8 1 (2.63%) PhantomJS
8 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 14 (36.84%) Banking
2 11 (28.95%) Corporate Banking
2 11 (28.95%) Retail
3 9 (23.68%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Automation Tester
2 10 (26.32%) Tester
3 7 (18.42%) QA Automation Tester
3 7 (18.42%) QA Tester
4 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Angular Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Android Developer
7 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Senior QA Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Test Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) REST
1 13 (34.21%) SOAP
2 10 (26.32%) Web Services
3 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
3 9 (23.68%) Node.js
4 8 (21.05%) RESTful
5 6 (15.79%) XML
6 5 (13.16%) .NET
6 5 (13.16%) Chai
6 5 (13.16%) HTML
6 5 (13.16%) Java EE
7 4 (10.53%) Spring
8 3 (7.89%) CSS
8 3 (7.89%) JMS
8 3 (7.89%) JSON
8 3 (7.89%) Spring Boot
8 3 (7.89%) XSLT
9 2 (5.26%) HTML5
9 2 (5.26%) iOS SDK
9 2 (5.26%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Android
2 8 (21.05%) Apple iOS
3 7 (18.42%) Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Mac OS X
5 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.26%) AIX
6 2 (5.26%) Solaris
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
6 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) TDD
3 17 (44.74%) Test Automation
4 16 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (39.47%) Scrum
6 10 (26.32%) DevOps
6 10 (26.32%) SDLC
6 10 (26.32%) SOA
7 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (23.68%) CRM
7 9 (23.68%) Document Management
7 9 (23.68%) Functional Testing
7 9 (23.68%) Product Management
8 7 (18.42%) OO
8 7 (18.42%) Workflow
9 6 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (13.16%) BDD
10 5 (13.16%) Build Automation
10 5 (13.16%) Dependency Management
10 5 (13.16%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Java
2 11 (28.95%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) C#
3 9 (23.68%) Ruby
4 7 (18.42%) Apple Swift
4 7 (18.42%) Python
5 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.53%) C++
7 3 (7.89%) PHP
8 2 (5.26%) Perl
8 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.26%) VB
8 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) Master's Degree
4 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CISSP
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.63%) GCIA
5 1 (2.63%) GCIH
5 1 (2.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Mesos
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) IBM
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
3 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.68%) OpenText
4 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.26%) Apigee
5 2 (5.26%) Apple
5 2 (5.26%) MuleSoft
5 2 (5.26%) WSO2
6 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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