Period
to 24 May 2018

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 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 87 65
Rank change year-on-year +21 -22 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 45 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.84% 1.22% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 1.30% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 12 34
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.25% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £400 £350 £353
90th Percentile £550 £531 £518
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +21.79% -2.50% +8.47%
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 1,505 1,310 1,354
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 94.18% 95.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 708 738
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £225 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £532
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 43 46
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.03 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.44
90th Percentile £20.78 £18.00 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.71 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.23% +11.40% -

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 May 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 24 May 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 31 (68.89%) Java
2 21 (46.67%) AngularJS
3 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) Spring
4 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
4 17 (37.78%) WebSphere
5 16 (35.56%) Web Services
5 16 (35.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 15 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 13 (28.89%) CRM
7 13 (28.89%) IBM
7 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
7 13 (28.89%) Jenkins
8 12 (26.67%) J2EE
8 12 (26.67%) JDBC
8 12 (26.67%) Apache
8 12 (26.67%) HTTP
9 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (22.22%) OpenShift
9 10 (22.22%) PaaS
10 9 (20.00%) Apache CXF
10 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 9 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (20.00%) Node.js
10 9 (20.00%) TDD
10 9 (20.00%) MVC
10 9 (20.00%) ITIL
11 8 (17.78%) Banking
11 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
12 7 (15.56%) MongoDB

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 17 (37.78%) WebSphere
2 15 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 12 (26.67%) Apache
4 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (8.89%) Apache Spark
5 4 (8.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (8.89%) Confluence
6 2 (4.44%) JBoss
7 1 (2.22%) CMS
7 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) GIMP
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) OpenShift
1 10 (22.22%) PaaS
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (8.89%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.11%) Big Data
3 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.89%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.44%) Data Lake
5 2 (4.44%) OLAP
5 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.22%) JasperReports
6 1 (2.22%) MySQL
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) Eclipse
3 6 (13.33%) Maven
4 5 (11.11%) JIRA
5 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (6.67%) Mocha
6 3 (6.67%) WebStorm
7 2 (4.44%) GitLab
8 1 (2.22%) git-flow
8 1 (2.22%) JUnit
8 1 (2.22%) Mockito
8 1 (2.22%) Protractor
8 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (17.78%) Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Automotive
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Dutch Language
3 2 (4.44%) French Language
3 2 (4.44%) German Language
3 2 (4.44%) Italian Language
3 2 (4.44%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) AngularJS
2 18 (40.00%) Spring
3 17 (37.78%) Hibernate
4 16 (35.56%) Web Services
4 16 (35.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (26.67%) J2EE
5 12 (26.67%) JDBC
6 9 (20.00%) Apache CXF
6 9 (20.00%) Node.js
6 9 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (15.56%) REST
8 6 (13.33%) .NET
8 6 (13.33%) Spring MVC
9 5 (11.11%) CSS
9 5 (11.11%) HTML
10 4 (8.89%) Kafka
10 4 (8.89%) Spring Security
11 3 (6.67%) CSS3
11 3 (6.67%) Sass
11 3 (6.67%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
1 2 (4.44%) Unix
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) CRM
3 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (20.00%) ITIL
4 9 (20.00%) MVC
4 9 (20.00%) TDD
4 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
6 7 (15.56%) DevOps
6 7 (15.56%) Validation
7 5 (11.11%) SDLC
8 4 (8.89%) Analytics
8 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.89%) Data Governance
8 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.89%) Pair Programming
8 4 (8.89%) Quality Management
8 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Workflow
9 3 (6.67%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) Java
2 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.89%) Go
3 4 (8.89%) Ruby
3 4 (8.89%) SQL
4 3 (6.67%) C#
4 3 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.22%) Scala
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) IBM
2 4 (8.89%) Google
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Tableau
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat