Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Task Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Task Automation over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Task Automation
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 93 113
Rank change year-on-year +1 +20 -
Contract jobs citing Task Automation 28 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.58% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £410 £425 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +29.77% -
10th Percentile £365 £413 £241
90th Percentile £438 £438 £440
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £405 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

Task Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1484 1060 1547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.94% 85.35% 81.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 636 823
Milton Keynes median daily rate £401 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +10.39% +10.00%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £260
90th Percentile £530 £563 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 43
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +1.09% +9.19%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.80 £38.75 £23.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +13.33% -7.38% +24.58%

Task Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Task Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Task Automation in Milton Keynes

Task Automation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Task Automation in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Task Automation in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Task Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Task Automation.

1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 20 (71.43%) Python
2 20 (71.43%) Ansible
3 14 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (50.00%) DB2
4 13 (46.43%) Finance
4 13 (46.43%) Performance Monitoring
5 12 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (42.86%) MySQL
5 12 (42.86%) Oracle
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 12 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 12 (42.86%) DB2 UDB
5 12 (42.86%) YAML
5 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
5 12 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (39.29%) IBM
7 10 (35.71%) Project Management
7 10 (35.71%) Cloud Foundry
7 10 (35.71%) GitLab
7 10 (35.71%) OpenShift
8 8 (28.57%) Perl
8 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 6 (21.43%) Security Management
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) Unix
9 6 (21.43%) Korn
9 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
9 6 (21.43%) Capacity Management
10 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Task Automation
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 10 (35.71%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (10.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) DB2
2 12 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (42.86%) DB2 UDB
2 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 12 (42.86%) MySQL
2 12 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) GitLab
2 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 4 (14.29%) Selenium
4 3 (10.71%) Gradle
4 3 (10.71%) Grunt
4 3 (10.71%) gulp
4 3 (10.71%) Jasmine
4 3 (10.71%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 3 (10.71%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (10.71%) Maven
4 3 (10.71%) Mocha
4 3 (10.71%) Mockito
4 3 (10.71%) Protractor
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) DBA
2 7 (25.00%) Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
5 3 (10.71%) Angular Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Database Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) DB2 Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Site Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) YAML
2 3 (10.71%) Angular 2
2 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.71%) React
2 3 (10.71%) Sass
3 2 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) ISPF
4 1 (3.57%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Unix
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (46.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (35.71%) Project Management
4 6 (21.43%) Capacity Management
4 6 (21.43%) Security Management
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) ATDD
6 3 (10.71%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Database Tuning
7 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.57%) DevOps
8 1 (3.57%) SDLC
8 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Python
2 12 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 8 (28.57%) Perl
4 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 6 (21.43%) Korn
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) JCL
6 1 (3.57%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 20 (71.43%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 11 (39.29%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) BMC