Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 71 75
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4 +9
Contract jobs citing SDLC 58 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.86% 2.50% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 2.94% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 13
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £329 £300 £306
90th Percentile £543 £437 £523
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +24.14% +3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £29.00 -

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 1,265 1,395 1,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 84.22% 85.01% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 689 679
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.36% +8.13%
10th Percentile £225 £255 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £526
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 32 32
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -15.46%
10th Percentile £9.21 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.20 £18.63 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -20.00%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Java
3 17 (29.31%) SQL
4 15 (25.86%) Web Services
5 14 (24.14%) QA
5 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
5 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
6 13 (22.41%) Data Management
6 13 (22.41%) Banking
7 12 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (20.69%) OLAP
7 12 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (20.69%) ETL
7 12 (20.69%) Analytics
7 12 (20.69%) Relational Database
7 12 (20.69%) Data Lake
7 12 (20.69%) Data Architecture
7 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
7 12 (20.69%) Hadoop
7 12 (20.69%) Data Mapping
7 12 (20.69%) High Availability
7 12 (20.69%) Data Quality
7 12 (20.69%) Big Data
7 12 (20.69%) Business Analytics
8 11 (18.97%) Apache Hive
8 11 (18.97%) NoSQL
9 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
9 10 (17.24%) Talend
9 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (17.24%) Mobile App

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 8 (13.79%) SAS
1 8 (13.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.62%) JBoss
2 5 (8.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.72%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.45%) OpenShift
1 2 (3.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) Big Data
1 12 (20.69%) Data Lake
1 12 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (20.69%) Hadoop
1 12 (20.69%) OLAP
1 12 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 11 (18.97%) Apache Hive
2 11 (18.97%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (5.17%) DB2
5 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
2 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.24%) Cucumber
4 8 (13.79%) JIRA
5 6 (10.34%) Calabash
5 6 (10.34%) Selenium
6 5 (8.62%) Appium
6 5 (8.62%) SoapUI
6 5 (8.62%) Xcode
7 3 (5.17%) Maven
8 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.45%) IntelliJ
8 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.45%) Subversion
8 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.72%) Mocha
9 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (22.41%) Banking
2 7 (12.07%) Finance
3 6 (10.34%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.72%) French Language
4 1 (1.72%) German Language
4 1 (1.72%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Automation Tester
2 12 (20.69%) Tester
3 8 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Hadoop Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Java Automation Tester
5 6 (10.34%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.62%) QA Automation Tester
6 5 (8.62%) QA Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Mobile Tester
7 4 (6.90%) Scrum Master
8 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.17%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Support
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) Web Services
2 9 (15.52%) REST
2 9 (15.52%) SOAP
2 9 (15.52%) XML
3 8 (13.79%) Spring Boot
4 7 (12.07%) AngularJS
5 6 (10.34%) Java EE
6 5 (8.62%) .NET
7 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.90%) RESTful
8 3 (5.17%) Apache Camel
8 3 (5.17%) jQuery
8 3 (5.17%) JSON
8 3 (5.17%) LDAP
8 3 (5.17%) Spring
8 3 (5.17%) Spring Integration
8 3 (5.17%) Spring MVC
9 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (3.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Mobile App
2 8 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Unix
2 5 (8.62%) Android
2 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
3 13 (22.41%) Data Management
4 12 (20.69%) Analytics
4 12 (20.69%) Business Analytics
4 12 (20.69%) Data Architecture
4 12 (20.69%) Data Mapping
4 12 (20.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (20.69%) ETL
4 12 (20.69%) High Availability
5 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.52%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (15.52%) Change Control
6 9 (15.52%) Data Governance
6 9 (15.52%) Incident Management
6 9 (15.52%) Problem Management
6 9 (15.52%) Runbook
7 8 (13.79%) Scrum
7 8 (13.79%) TDD
8 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) Java
2 17 (29.31%) SQL
3 7 (12.07%) C#
3 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.34%) Python
4 6 (10.34%) Ruby
4 6 (10.34%) VB
5 3 (5.17%) Java 8
5 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.45%) Groovy
7 1 (1.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
1 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) QA
2 12 (20.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.72%) Ambari
2 1 (1.72%) Ganglia
2 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) Nagios
2 1 (1.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Talend
2 8 (13.79%) Ab Initio
2 8 (13.79%) Informatica
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) Micro Focus
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.72%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) IBM
4 1 (1.72%) MapR
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Remedy
4 1 (1.72%) Symantec