Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 69 61
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 57 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.57% 1.67% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 1.82% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 28
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +8.84% -16.95%
10th Percentile £424 £350 £353
90th Percentile £545 £520 £552
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +18.75% +4.58% -12.57%
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 1,515 1,156 1,645
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 91.96% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 680 804
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £405 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.40% +4.25% +11.07%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £563 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 47 78
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.70 £13.22 £13.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -1.66% -5.67%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.24
90th Percentile £20.60 £38.75 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.78% +10.77%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 40 (70.18%) Java
2 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) Spring
3 26 (45.61%) WebSphere
3 26 (45.61%) Hibernate
3 26 (45.61%) AngularJS
4 25 (43.86%) Tomcat
5 20 (35.09%) Web Services
5 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
5 20 (35.09%) J2EE
5 20 (35.09%) Banking
5 20 (35.09%) Jenkins
6 19 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 19 (33.33%) Apache CXF
6 19 (33.33%) JDBC
6 19 (33.33%) CRM
6 19 (33.33%) Apache
6 19 (33.33%) HTTP
6 19 (33.33%) IBM
7 15 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (26.32%) Node.js
8 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
8 14 (24.56%) TDD
8 14 (24.56%) Eclipse
9 13 (22.81%) Waterfall
10 11 (19.30%) MVC
10 11 (19.30%) Finance
11 10 (17.54%) Unit Testing
11 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
12 9 (15.79%) DevOps

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 26 (45.61%) WebSphere
2 25 (43.86%) Tomcat
3 19 (33.33%) Apache
4 7 (12.28%) Confluence
4 7 (12.28%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (5.26%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.75%) CMS
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) GIMP
1 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) OpenShift
2 8 (14.04%) PaaS
3 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.75%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.75%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.26%) Big Data
3 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.75%) Endeca
5 1 (1.75%) OLAP
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (35.09%) Jenkins
2 14 (24.56%) Eclipse
2 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
3 9 (15.79%) Maven
4 8 (14.04%) JIRA
5 5 (8.77%) GitLab
6 3 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (5.26%) Mocha
7 1 (1.75%) Ant
7 1 (1.75%) git-flow
7 1 (1.75%) Hudson
7 1 (1.75%) JUnit
7 1 (1.75%) Mockito
7 1 (1.75%) Protractor
7 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.75%) Subversion
7 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (35.09%) Banking
2 11 (19.30%) Finance
3 6 (10.53%) Automotive
3 6 (10.53%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.75%) French Language
4 1 (1.75%) German Language
4 1 (1.75%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) Spring
2 26 (45.61%) AngularJS
2 26 (45.61%) Hibernate
3 20 (35.09%) J2EE
3 20 (35.09%) Web Services
4 19 (33.33%) Apache CXF
4 19 (33.33%) JDBC
4 19 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 15 (26.32%) Node.js
6 9 (15.79%) RESTful
7 7 (12.28%) Spring MVC
8 6 (10.53%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (10.53%) JMS
8 6 (10.53%) REST
8 6 (10.53%) Spring Integration
8 6 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
9 5 (8.77%) CSS
9 5 (8.77%) HTML
10 4 (7.02%) .NET
10 4 (7.02%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) CRM
3 15 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (24.56%) TDD
5 13 (22.81%) Waterfall
6 11 (19.30%) MVC
7 10 (17.54%) Test Automation
7 10 (17.54%) Unit Testing
8 9 (15.79%) DevOps
9 8 (14.04%) ITIL
9 8 (14.04%) Validation
10 7 (12.28%) API Development
10 7 (12.28%) Quality Management
11 6 (10.53%) Pair Programming
12 5 (8.77%) Scrum
13 4 (7.02%) Android Development
14 3 (5.26%) Front End Development
14 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
15 2 (3.51%) Continuous Delivery
15 2 (3.51%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 40 (70.18%) Java
2 6 (10.53%) Go
2 6 (10.53%) Ruby
3 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) Python
5 1 (1.75%) Scala
5 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) IBM
2 7 (12.28%) Google
3 1 (1.75%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.75%) Coremetrics
3 1 (1.75%) hybris
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) PayPal