Period
to 17 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Technical Leader was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 17 October 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.

Technical Lead
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 108 85
Rank change year-on-year +9 -23 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Leader 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.36% 0.47% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.49% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £525 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +75.00% -29.41%
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £525 £300
% change year-on-year -23.81% +75.00% -29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1,318 1,623 1,214
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.87% 95.92% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 784 672
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.61% +8.41%
10th Percentile £215 £243 £220
90th Percentile £556 £525 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 79 54
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £16.93 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.31% +35.44% +2.88%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.06 £20.80 £16.07
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -18.55% +18.97% +3.57%

Technical Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Technical Leader in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Leader in Milton Keynes

Technical Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Leader in Milton Keynes

Technical Leader Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, Technical Leader 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 Technical Leader in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Kafka
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (20.00%) SQL

Technical Leader 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Kafka
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
1 2 (40.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Spring Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) SQL