Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 82 78
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 +11
Contract jobs citing Open Source 13 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.17% 2.05% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 2.44% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 14
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £525 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +55.56% -5.59%
10th Percentile £294 £411 £236
90th Percentile £566 £614 £393
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £303 £458 £375
% change year-on-year -33.77% +22.00% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.00 - -

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 992 1,311 1,296
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 89.29% 84.04% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 733 660
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £267 £238 £281
90th Percentile £600 £556 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 61 25
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.00 £13.82 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.25% -1.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.90 £9.88 £8.69
90th Percentile £48.34 £17.50 £19.18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £23.88 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +64.66% -12.12% +17.86%

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 15 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Open Source in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (38.46%) JSON
3 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (30.77%) Confluence
4 4 (30.77%) JIRA
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (23.08%) ES6
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) MySQL
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (23.08%) Node.js
5 3 (23.08%) REST

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 4 (30.77%) Confluence
2 2 (15.38%) nginx
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) OpenShift
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.69%) GitHub
3 1 (7.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
1 2 (15.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (15.38%) NuoDB
4 2 (15.38%) Redis
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 5 (38.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (30.77%) JIRA
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (15.38%) Gatling
4 2 (15.38%) JMeter
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 2 (15.38%) Sikuli
4 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.69%) Grunt
5 1 (7.69%) Mocha
5 1 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
1 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Development Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Development Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Test Development Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
3 1 (7.69%) C# Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) Node.js
2 3 (23.08%) REST
2 3 (23.08%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) SOAP
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
3 2 (15.38%) LAMP
3 2 (15.38%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (15.38%) LDAP
3 2 (15.38%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) RAML
3 2 (15.38%) SailPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Swagger
3 2 (15.38%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) YAML
4 1 (7.69%) Mongoose
4 1 (7.69%) React
4 1 (7.69%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Android
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Architectural Design
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (15.38%) Microservices
5 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Technology Roadmap
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Python
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) ES6
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
5 1 (7.69%) Kotlin
5 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
1 2 (15.38%) SSCP
1 2 (15.38%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) CyberArk
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) CA
3 1 (7.69%) OutSystems
3 1 (7.69%) Xamarin