Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 76 70
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6 +10
Contract jobs citing SDLC 53 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.77% 2.36% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 2.82% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 43 16
Milton Keynes median daily rate £460 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.90% -6.45% +4.73%
10th Percentile £336 £300 £323
90th Percentile £725 £394 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £363 £413
% change year-on-year +24.14% -12.12% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.00 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year +44.83% - -

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 1,216 1,416 1,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 86.61% 83.69% 84.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 722 636
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61% +9.21%
10th Percentile £238 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £530 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £406
% change year-on-year - -1.37% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 44 35
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £13.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.90% +16.04% -14.88%
10th Percentile £9.53 £8.59 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.80 £19.50 £15.15
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.47 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.45% -17.14%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) Java
3 15 (28.30%) High Availability
4 13 (24.53%) Scrum
4 13 (24.53%) Data Management
5 12 (22.64%) Banking
5 12 (22.64%) Data Mapping
5 12 (22.64%) Data Architecture
5 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
5 12 (22.64%) Hadoop
5 12 (22.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (22.64%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (22.64%) OLAP
5 12 (22.64%) ETL
5 12 (22.64%) Data Quality
5 12 (22.64%) Big Data
5 12 (22.64%) Business Analytics
5 12 (22.64%) Analytics
5 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
5 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
5 12 (22.64%) Data Lake
6 11 (20.75%) Apache Hive
6 11 (20.75%) NoSQL
6 11 (20.75%) Web Services
6 11 (20.75%) QA
7 10 (18.87%) Retail
7 10 (18.87%) SQL
7 10 (18.87%) Talend
8 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
8 9 (16.98%) Unix

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 9 (16.98%) WebSphere
2 8 (15.09%) SAS
3 5 (9.43%) JBoss
3 5 (9.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.77%) Apache
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.89%) IaaS
2 1 (1.89%) npm
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) Big Data
1 12 (22.64%) Data Lake
1 12 (22.64%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (22.64%) Hadoop
1 12 (22.64%) OLAP
1 12 (22.64%) Relational Database
2 11 (20.75%) Apache Hive
2 11 (20.75%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.55%) DB2
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Jenkins
2 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
2 9 (16.98%) JIRA
3 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.43%) Appium
4 5 (9.43%) SoapUI
4 5 (9.43%) Xcode
5 4 (7.55%) Selenium
6 3 (5.66%) Calabash
7 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.77%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.89%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.89%) GitLab
8 1 (1.89%) Maven
8 1 (1.89%) Mocha
8 1 (1.89%) Subversion
8 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (22.64%) Banking
2 10 (18.87%) Retail
3 7 (13.21%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) Automation Tester
2 10 (18.87%) Tester
3 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Hadoop Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Java Automation Tester
5 5 (9.43%) Scrum Master
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Mobile Tester
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.66%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) QA Automation Tester
7 3 (5.66%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Web Services
2 9 (16.98%) Java EE
3 7 (13.21%) Spring Boot
4 6 (11.32%) XML
5 5 (9.43%) REST
5 5 (9.43%) SOAP
6 4 (7.55%) .NET
6 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.55%) LDAP
6 4 (7.55%) RESTful
6 4 (7.55%) Spring
7 2 (3.77%) Node.js
8 1 (1.89%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.89%) Chai
8 1 (1.89%) CSS3
8 1 (1.89%) HTML5
8 1 (1.89%) jQuery
8 1 (1.89%) JSON
8 1 (1.89%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.89%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.32%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Unix
2 5 (9.43%) Android
2 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) High Availability
3 13 (24.53%) Data Management
3 13 (24.53%) Scrum
4 12 (22.64%) Analytics
4 12 (22.64%) Business Analytics
4 12 (22.64%) Data Architecture
4 12 (22.64%) Data Mapping
4 12 (22.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (22.64%) ETL
4 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
5 7 (13.21%) TDD
6 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.43%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (9.43%) Change Control
7 5 (9.43%) Data Governance
7 5 (9.43%) Functional Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) Python
4 3 (5.66%) Ruby
4 3 (5.66%) VB
5 2 (3.77%) C#
5 2 (3.77%) Groovy
6 1 (1.89%) Java 8
6 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
1 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) Data Quality
2 11 (20.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.77%) Ambari
2 2 (3.77%) Ganglia
2 2 (3.77%) Nagios
3 1 (1.89%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Talend
2 8 (15.09%) Ab Initio
2 8 (15.09%) Informatica
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.77%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.77%) MapR
4 2 (3.77%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Remedy
5 1 (1.89%) Symantec