The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 25 June 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 Java Developer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 57 72
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.82% 0.61% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.63% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £394 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -6.55% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

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 711 631 807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.60% 96.63% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 338 447
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.40 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Milton Keynes

Senior Java 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 Java Developer in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Milton Keynes

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior Java 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 Java Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Spring
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) Maven
4 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (46.67%) RESTful
5 6 (40.00%) Docker
6 5 (33.33%) Hazelcast
6 5 (33.33%) Play Framework
6 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Android
6 5 (33.33%) Scala
6 5 (33.33%) JIRA
6 5 (33.33%) Grails
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) SOA
7 4 (26.67%) CSS
7 4 (26.67%) REST
8 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (20.00%) Groovy
8 3 (20.00%) Microservices
8 3 (20.00%) JSP
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) Python
8 3 (20.00%) Linux
8 3 (20.00%) Hibernate

Senior Java 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Hazelcast
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Maven
2 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) Gradle
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) Ant
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (6.67%) Hudson
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) RESTful
3 5 (33.33%) Grails
3 5 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 5 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) JSP
6 2 (13.33%) Ajax
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) Java EE
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) JSF
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
7 1 (6.67%) HTML5
7 1 (6.67%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Fintech
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) SOA
2 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Microservices
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Planning Poker
4 2 (13.33%) UML
4 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Business Development
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) MapReduce
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Scala
3 3 (20.00%) Groovy
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) ECMAScript
4 2 (13.33%) ES6
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Marathon
1 1 (6.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) IBM