Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Senior Developer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 75 88
Rank change year-on-year +10 +13 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 52 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.95% 1.64% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 1.77% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 13
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +18.06% -18.64%
10th Percentile £359 £356 £320
90th Percentile £525 £475 £448
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £37.01

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1677 1189 1871
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.18% 92.89% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 657 957
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £213 £228
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 55 82
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.09 £13.22 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.27% +3.69% -1.92%
10th Percentile £9.40 £8.70 £9.00
90th Percentile £22.50 £33.55 £19.95
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Milton Keynes

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 34 (65.38%) Java
2 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (51.92%) Banking
3 26 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 23 (44.23%) Spring
5 19 (36.54%) Finance
5 19 (36.54%) AngularJS
5 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
6 16 (30.77%) RESTful
7 15 (28.85%) WebSphere
7 15 (28.85%) Hibernate
7 15 (28.85%) TDD
7 15 (28.85%) J2EE
8 14 (26.92%) Tomcat
9 13 (25.00%) Web Services
9 13 (25.00%) IBM
9 13 (25.00%) PaaS
10 12 (23.08%) Node.js
10 12 (23.08%) OpenShift
10 12 (23.08%) DevOps
11 11 (21.15%) Google
12 10 (19.23%) Ruby
12 10 (19.23%) Pair Programming
12 10 (19.23%) Automotive
12 10 (19.23%) HTTP
12 10 (19.23%) Apache
12 10 (19.23%) CRM
12 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
12 10 (19.23%) JDBC
12 10 (19.23%) Cloud Foundry

Senior Developer Skill Set
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 15 (28.85%) WebSphere
2 14 (26.92%) Tomcat
3 10 (19.23%) Apache
3 10 (19.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (9.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.77%) Confluence
6 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) PaaS
2 12 (23.08%) OpenShift
3 10 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.92%) Google Checkout
4 1 (1.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.85%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.92%) Endeca
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 19 (36.54%) Git (software)
3 8 (15.38%) Eclipse
4 7 (13.46%) Maven
5 6 (11.54%) JIRA
6 5 (9.62%) GitLab
7 2 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.85%) Mocha
7 2 (3.85%) Protractor
8 1 (1.92%) Ant
8 1 (1.92%) Hudson
8 1 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 27 (51.92%) Banking
2 19 (36.54%) Finance
3 10 (19.23%) Automotive
3 10 (19.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) Spring
2 19 (36.54%) AngularJS
3 16 (30.77%) RESTful
4 15 (28.85%) Hibernate
4 15 (28.85%) J2EE
5 13 (25.00%) Web Services
6 12 (23.08%) Node.js
7 10 (19.23%) Apache CXF
7 10 (19.23%) JDBC
7 10 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (13.46%) CSS
8 7 (13.46%) HTML
9 6 (11.54%) Ajax
9 6 (11.54%) JSON
10 5 (9.62%) CSS3
10 5 (9.62%) HTML5
10 5 (9.62%) REST
10 5 (9.62%) Spring MVC
11 4 (7.69%) Android SDK
11 4 (7.69%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) TDD
3 12 (23.08%) DevOps
4 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (19.23%) CRM
4 10 (19.23%) Pair Programming
5 9 (17.31%) API Development
6 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 7 (13.46%) Waterfall
8 6 (11.54%) MVC
8 6 (11.54%) Scrum
8 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.62%) Front End Development
10 4 (7.69%) Android Development
10 4 (7.69%) Microservices
11 3 (5.77%) ITIL
11 3 (5.77%) Quality Management
11 3 (5.77%) SOA
11 3 (5.77%) Validation
12 2 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) Java
2 10 (19.23%) Go
2 10 (19.23%) Ruby
3 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (1.92%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) IBM
2 11 (21.15%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.92%) Coremetrics
3 1 (1.92%) hybris
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) PayPal