Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 70 59
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 +15
Contract jobs citing SDLC 43 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.70% 2.32% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 2.73% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 31
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £368 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% +2.08% +20.00%
10th Percentile £324 £293 £300
90th Percentile £550 £501 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £440 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +22.22% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1,330 1,171 1,234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.65% 84.92% 85.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 625 693
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £250 £270 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £536
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 22 25
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.66 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +12.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £9.26 £9.00 £10.60
90th Percentile £18.75 £17.25 £16.65
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.49
% change year-on-year -9.38% +10.46% -12.21%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Java
3 15 (34.88%) Web Services
4 13 (30.23%) SQL
5 10 (23.26%) SOAP
5 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
5 10 (23.26%) Hadoop
5 10 (23.26%) Apache Hive
5 10 (23.26%) REST
5 10 (23.26%) Big Data
6 9 (20.93%) Data Quality
6 9 (20.93%) NoSQL
6 9 (20.93%) Data Architecture
6 9 (20.93%) Data Mapping
6 9 (20.93%) QA
6 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.93%) Business Analytics
6 9 (20.93%) Analytics
6 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
6 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
6 9 (20.93%) Data Lake
6 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (20.93%) OLAP
6 9 (20.93%) ETL
6 9 (20.93%) Banking
6 9 (20.93%) Data Management
7 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
7 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (18.60%) TDD
7 8 (18.60%) XML

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 7 (16.28%) SAS
2 2 (4.65%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) JBoss
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) PaaS
1 2 (4.65%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Apache Hive
1 10 (23.26%) Big Data
1 10 (23.26%) Hadoop
2 9 (20.93%) Data Lake
2 9 (20.93%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (20.93%) NoSQL
2 9 (20.93%) OLAP
2 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.95%) JIRA
3 6 (13.95%) Selenium
4 5 (11.63%) Calabash
4 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
5 4 (9.30%) Maven
6 2 (4.65%) Appium
6 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.33%) JUnit
7 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.33%) Protractor
7 1 (2.33%) Subversion
7 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.93%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Dutch Language
3 2 (4.65%) French Language
3 2 (4.65%) German Language
3 2 (4.65%) Italian Language
3 2 (4.65%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Automation Tester
3 5 (11.63%) Hadoop Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (11.63%) QA Automation Tester
3 5 (11.63%) QA Tester
3 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Tester
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) Web Services
2 10 (23.26%) REST
2 10 (23.26%) SOAP
3 8 (18.60%) XML
4 6 (13.95%) Spring
4 6 (13.95%) Spring Boot
5 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.30%) .NET
6 4 (9.30%) Apache Camel
6 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
6 4 (9.30%) JSON
6 4 (9.30%) Spring Integration
6 4 (9.30%) Spring MVC
7 3 (6.98%) Java EE
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.65%) jQuery
8 2 (4.65%) RESTful
9 1 (2.33%) HTML
9 1 (2.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Mobile App
2 7 (16.28%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.93%) Analytics
2 9 (20.93%) Business Analytics
2 9 (20.93%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (20.93%) Data Architecture
2 9 (20.93%) Data Management
2 9 (20.93%) Data Mapping
2 9 (20.93%) ETL
3 8 (18.60%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (18.60%) Change Control
3 8 (18.60%) Data Governance
3 8 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (18.60%) High Availability
3 8 (18.60%) Incident Management
3 8 (18.60%) Microservices
3 8 (18.60%) Problem Management
3 8 (18.60%) Runbook
3 8 (18.60%) TDD
3 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
4 6 (13.95%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.95%) C#
4 6 (13.95%) Java 8
5 5 (11.63%) Python
5 5 (11.63%) Ruby
5 5 (11.63%) VB
6 2 (4.65%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.33%) Groovy
7 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
1 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) Data Quality
1 9 (20.93%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Ansible
1 1 (2.33%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
1 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Ab Initio
1 7 (16.28%) Informatica
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle
1 7 (16.28%) Talend
2 2 (4.65%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) Micro Focus
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec