Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 86 97
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 +12
Contract jobs citing Task Automation 8 26 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.52% 1.70% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 2.02% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate £360 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -16.67% +5.88%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £393 £375 £384
% change year-on-year +4.67% -2.28% -9.71%
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 1,284 1,289 1,230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.70% 84.47% 84.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 650 703
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.12% +6.80%
10th Percentile £249 £275 £251
90th Percentile £562 £538 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 24 28
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -17.24%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.85 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £19.26 £16.03
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.28 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -13.48% +17.86% -20.00%

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 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Task Automation also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Task Automation.

1 7 (87.50%) DB2
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) Security Management
2 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Korn
2 5 (62.50%) YAML
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 5 (62.50%) Ansible
3 4 (50.00%) DB2 UDB
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) Redis
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (25.00%) Spanish Language
5 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) People Management

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) DB2
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (37.50%) Redis
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) DBA
2 6 (75.00%) Administrator
3 3 (37.50%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (25.00%) DB2 Administrator
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
4 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (25.00%) Unix DBA
5 1 (12.50%) Mainframe DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Data Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
1 5 (62.50%) Korn
1 5 (62.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) IBM