Period
to 21 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 90 75
Rank change year-on-year +11 -15 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 32 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.14% 1.64% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 1.71% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 16
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.21% +3.13%
10th Percentile £367 £350 £331
90th Percentile £528 £525 £444
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £38.50

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 1,424 1,582 1,321
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.06% 96.05% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 764 747 742
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.06% +8.18%
10th Percentile £215 £256 £225
90th Percentile £567 £538 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 69 46
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £16.93 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.01% +41.08% -11.11%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £21.65 £20.15 £17.56
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.47 £17.40 £14.00
% change year-on-year -16.85% +24.29% -3.45%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 2018, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 22 (68.75%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 10 (31.25%) OpenShift
3 10 (31.25%) Banking
3 10 (31.25%) PaaS
4 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
5 8 (25.00%) DevOps
5 8 (25.00%) TDD
5 8 (25.00%) Spring
6 7 (21.88%) Web Services
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (21.88%) Node.js
7 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
7 6 (18.75%) Go
7 6 (18.75%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (18.75%) SDLC
7 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (18.75%) Retail Banking
7 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
7 6 (18.75%) Google
7 6 (18.75%) Ruby
7 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
7 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.75%) Finance
7 6 (18.75%) Automotive
7 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
8 5 (15.63%) MVC
8 5 (15.63%) WebSphere MQ

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 6 (18.75%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.25%) Apache Spark
4 2 (6.25%) JBoss
4 2 (6.25%) SAS
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) OpenShift
1 10 (31.25%) PaaS
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.13%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.63%) Big Data
3 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.38%) Apache Hive
4 3 (9.38%) Data Lake
4 3 (9.38%) OLAP
4 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (6.25%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) JasperReports
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) WebStorm
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.13%) GitLab
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.13%) Mocha
4 1 (3.13%) Protractor
General
1 10 (31.25%) Banking
2 6 (18.75%) Automotive
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Retail Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Dutch Language
4 1 (3.13%) French Language
4 1 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (3.13%) Italian Language
4 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
2 8 (25.00%) Spring
3 7 (21.88%) Node.js
3 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 6 (18.75%) Hibernate
5 5 (15.63%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (12.50%) .NET
6 4 (12.50%) CSS
6 4 (12.50%) HTML
6 4 (12.50%) Spring MVC
7 3 (9.38%) Angular 2
7 3 (9.38%) J2EE
7 3 (9.38%) Java EE
7 3 (9.38%) JDBC
7 3 (9.38%) REST
7 3 (9.38%) Spring Security
7 3 (9.38%) XML
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.25%) Kafka
8 2 (6.25%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) DevOps
2 8 (25.00%) TDD
3 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
3 6 (18.75%) SDLC
4 5 (15.63%) Analytics
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.63%) MVC
5 4 (12.50%) CRM
5 4 (12.50%) ITIL
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Data Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) Data Management
6 3 (9.38%) Data Mapping
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (9.38%) ETL
6 3 (9.38%) High Availability
6 3 (9.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) Go
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 6 (18.75%) Ruby
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Google
2 4 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Ab Initio
4 2 (6.25%) Informatica
4 2 (6.25%) Tableau
4 2 (6.25%) Talend
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat