The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 69 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 0.49% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -16.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
957 760 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.22% 92.35% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 451 358
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 52
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £14.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Developer across the Milton Keynes region.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer across the Milton Keynes region.

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Developer in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) Android
1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) Android Development
3 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Publishing
5 2 (22.22%) LINQ
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Google
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) JSON
5 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Apple
5 2 (22.22%) Blackberry

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) PhoneGap
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) XSL
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) LINQ
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (11.11%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) BYOD
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Android
1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (11.11%) BlackBerry OS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Android Development
2 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Apple
1 2 (22.22%) Google
1 2 (22.22%) MobileIron