Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for SDLC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SDLC over the 6 months to 13 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.

Systems or Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 84 74
Rank change year-on-year +27 -10 -2
Contract jobs citing SDLC 44 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.47% 2.03% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 2.40% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 9
Milton Keynes median daily rate £513 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.38% -14.71% +21.43%
10th Percentile £350 £306 £333
90th Percentile £725 £394 £578
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £363 £463
% change year-on-year +17.24% -21.62% +32.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £50.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +44.83% -42.00% -

SDLC 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 1,121 1,500 1,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.34% 84.51% 86.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 777 637
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% -4.65% +8.96%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £225
90th Percentile £611 £527 £563
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 53 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% - -
10th Percentile £10.59 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £19.90 £24.80 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.83 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +12.20% -7.06%

SDLC
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing SDLC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for SDLC in Milton Keynes

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SDLC in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for SDLC in Milton Keynes

SDLC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SDLC in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SDLC in Milton Keynes

SDLC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SDLC in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SDLC in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SDLC 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 SDLC.

1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) Java
3 13 (29.55%) High Availability
4 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (25.00%) Data Management
5 10 (22.73%) Retail
5 10 (22.73%) Data Mapping
5 10 (22.73%) Data Architecture
5 10 (22.73%) Hadoop
5 10 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (22.73%) OLAP
5 10 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (22.73%) ETL
5 10 (22.73%) Data Quality
5 10 (22.73%) Big Data
5 10 (22.73%) Business Analytics
5 10 (22.73%) Analytics
5 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
5 10 (22.73%) Data Lake
6 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
6 9 (20.45%) Scrum
6 9 (20.45%) Apache Hive
6 9 (20.45%) NoSQL
7 8 (18.18%) QA
7 8 (18.18%) Banking
7 8 (18.18%) Talend
8 7 (15.91%) JIRA
9 6 (13.64%) Ab Initio
9 6 (13.64%) SAS
9 6 (13.64%) Informatica

SDLC
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 6 (13.64%) SAS
1 6 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) JBoss
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) npm
1 1 (2.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) Big Data
1 10 (22.73%) Data Lake
1 10 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (22.73%) Hadoop
1 10 (22.73%) OLAP
1 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 9 (20.45%) Apache Hive
2 9 (20.45%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) DB2
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.91%) JIRA
3 6 (13.64%) Cucumber
4 5 (11.36%) Appium
4 5 (11.36%) SoapUI
4 5 (11.36%) Xcode
5 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.27%) Calabash
7 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.27%) GitLab
7 1 (2.27%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.27%) Mocha
7 1 (2.27%) Protractor
7 1 (2.27%) Selenium
7 1 (2.27%) Subversion
7 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (22.73%) Retail
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Automation Tester
2 7 (15.91%) Tester
3 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Hadoop Developer
4 4 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 4 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Head of Development
5 3 (6.82%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Scrum Master
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
1 6 (13.64%) Spring Boot
2 5 (11.36%) Java EE
3 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 4 (9.09%) LDAP
3 4 (9.09%) Web Services
4 3 (6.82%) RESTful
4 3 (6.82%) Spring
5 2 (4.55%) jQuery
5 2 (4.55%) Node.js
5 2 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) Chai
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) HTML
6 1 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Unix
2 5 (11.36%) Android
2 5 (11.36%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) High Availability
3 11 (25.00%) Data Management
3 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 10 (22.73%) Analytics
4 10 (22.73%) Business Analytics
4 10 (22.73%) Data Architecture
4 10 (22.73%) Data Mapping
4 10 (22.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (22.73%) ETL
5 9 (20.45%) Scrum
6 5 (11.36%) DevOps
6 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 4 (9.09%) TDD
7 4 (9.09%) Thought Leadership
8 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) Java
2 6 (13.64%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) Groovy
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) CISM
1 1 (2.27%) CISSP
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
1 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) Data Quality
2 8 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.55%) Ambari
2 2 (4.55%) Ganglia
2 2 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Talend
2 6 (13.64%) Ab Initio
2 6 (13.64%) Informatica
3 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.55%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.55%) Hortonworks
4 2 (4.55%) MapR
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Pega
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Remedy