The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 61 43 63
Rank change year-on-year -18 +20  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.47% 3.46% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 3.62% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 2
Median daily rate £363 £395 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.22% +16.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £526 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -29.31% +16.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 697 719 801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.31% 95.74% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 393 380
Median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Milton Keynes

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Milton Keynes

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Milton Keynes

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Milton Keynes

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
3 8 (42.11%) Android
3 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 8 (42.11%) Spring
3 8 (42.11%) Scrum
4 7 (36.84%) Maven
4 7 (36.84%) Web Services
4 7 (36.84%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) TDD
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) OO
6 5 (26.32%) Python
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) Android Development
6 5 (26.32%) Groovy
6 5 (26.32%) REST
6 5 (26.32%) Gradle
7 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (21.05%) RESTful
7 4 (21.05%) Android SDK
7 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
7 4 (21.05%) Perl
7 4 (21.05%) Ant
7 4 (21.05%) XSLT
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Hazelcast
1 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Git (software)
2 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
3 7 (36.84%) Maven
4 5 (26.32%) Gradle
5 4 (21.05%) Ant
6 3 (15.79%) Eclipse
6 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 2 (10.53%) Android Studio
7 2 (10.53%) Hudson
7 2 (10.53%) Selenium
7 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Spring
2 7 (36.84%) Web Services
2 7 (36.84%) XML
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) REST
4 4 (21.05%) Android SDK
4 4 (21.05%) Java EE
4 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 4 (21.05%) XSLT
5 3 (15.79%) Grails
5 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) JSP
5 3 (15.79%) Play Framework
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.53%) Apache Camel
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) Material Design
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Android
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Scrum
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Android Development
4 5 (26.32%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Mobile Development
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 3 (15.79%) UML
7 2 (10.53%) High Availability
7 2 (10.53%) MapReduce
7 2 (10.53%) OOD
7 2 (10.53%) Open Source
7 2 (10.53%) Planning Poker
7 2 (10.53%) User Stories
8 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) Groovy
2 5 (26.32%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) Scala
5 2 (10.53%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) ECMAScript
5 2 (10.53%) ES6
5 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat