The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 13 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 85 190 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.75% 25.54% 18.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.66% 27.50% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 105 74
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £304 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
729 691 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.16% 92.88% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 331 307
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 66 59
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £22.50 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 82 (42.05%) JavaScript
2 63 (32.31%) HTML
3 60 (30.77%) .NET
4 59 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (29.23%) Finance
6 53 (27.18%) C#
7 48 (24.62%) CSS
8 46 (23.59%) SQL
9 45 (23.08%) Java
10 41 (21.03%) SQL Server
11 40 (20.51%) OO
11 40 (20.51%) MVC
12 36 (18.46%) TDD
12 36 (18.46%) jQuery
13 35 (17.95%) ASP.NET
14 31 (15.90%) Oracle
14 31 (15.90%) WCF
15 28 (14.36%) Scrum
16 25 (12.82%) Spring
16 25 (12.82%) Web Services
17 23 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC
18 22 (11.28%) Microsoft
19 21 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
19 21 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
19 21 (10.77%) JSP
19 21 (10.77%) Hibernate
19 21 (10.77%) AngularJS
20 19 (9.74%) KnockoutJS
21 18 (9.23%) .NET Framework
22 17 (8.72%) Backbone.js

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.18%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (3.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.05%) SAS
4 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.05%) CMS
5 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.03%) Drupal
5 2 (1.03%) DNN
5 2 (1.03%) Lync
6 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.51%) WordPress
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.51%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.51%) Apache
6 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Photoshop
1 4 (2.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.51%) Magento
3 1 (0.51%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.51%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.51%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.03%) DNS
1 2 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (21.03%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.64%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.59%) DB2
7 6 (3.08%) DTS
8 5 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.56%) PowerCenter
9 4 (2.05%) MySQL
10 3 (1.54%) Base SAS
10 3 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 3 (1.54%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.54%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.54%) OLAP
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.03%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 14 (7.18%) Eclipse
2 11 (5.64%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.62%) Selenium
5 8 (4.10%) NUnit
5 8 (4.10%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.56%) MSBuild
7 5 (2.56%) JUnit
8 3 (1.54%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.54%) Subversion
8 3 (1.54%) JIRA
9 2 (1.03%) Maven
9 2 (1.03%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.51%) MyEclipse
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.51%) Redmine
10 1 (0.51%) CruiseControl
General
1 57 (29.23%) Finance
2 12 (6.15%) Banking
3 8 (4.10%) Retail
4 7 (3.59%) Marketing
4 7 (3.59%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.08%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.05%) Electronics
6 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.54%) Automotive
8 2 (1.03%) Legal
8 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 2 (1.03%) Front Office
8 2 (1.03%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.03%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (32.31%) HTML
2 60 (30.77%) .NET
3 48 (24.62%) CSS
4 36 (18.46%) jQuery
5 35 (17.95%) ASP.NET
6 31 (15.90%) WCF
7 25 (12.82%) Spring
7 25 (12.82%) Web Services
8 23 (11.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (10.77%) JSP
9 21 (10.77%) Hibernate
9 21 (10.77%) AngularJS
10 19 (9.74%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (9.23%) .NET Framework
12 17 (8.72%) Backbone.js
13 16 (8.21%) HTML5
14 15 (7.69%) J2EE
15 14 (7.18%) NHibernate
16 13 (6.67%) XML
17 10 (5.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.64%) User Experience
2 8 (4.10%) EPoS
3 7 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.08%) N-Tier
5 5 (2.56%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.05%) DTV
7 3 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.54%) W3C
7 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.54%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.03%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.03%) Tandem
8 2 (1.03%) VSAM
8 2 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.51%) Social Media
9 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.62%) Windows
2 6 (3.08%) UNIX
2 6 (3.08%) Android
3 4 (2.05%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (20.51%) OO
2 40 (20.51%) MVC
3 36 (18.46%) TDD
4 28 (14.36%) Scrum
5 21 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (7.18%) Unit Testing
8 13 (6.67%) SOA
9 10 (5.13%) ETL
9 10 (5.13%) BDD
9 10 (5.13%) Domain-Driven Design
10 9 (4.62%) System Testing
10 9 (4.62%) Coaching
10 9 (4.62%) Software Engineering
10 9 (4.62%) OOD
11 8 (4.10%) Data Modelling
12 7 (3.59%) Change Control
12 7 (3.59%) Analytics
12 7 (3.59%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (42.05%) JavaScript
2 53 (27.18%) C#
3 46 (23.59%) SQL
4 45 (23.08%) Java
5 15 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 10 (5.13%) PHP
7 7 (3.59%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.59%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.05%) COBOL
8 4 (2.05%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.54%) Ruby
9 3 (1.54%) Python
9 3 (1.54%) VB
9 3 (1.54%) JCL
10 2 (1.03%) VBA
10 2 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.51%) SELCOPY
11 1 (0.51%) VB6
11 1 (0.51%) C
11 1 (0.51%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (5.13%) Degree
2 5 (2.56%) Sun Certification
3 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.54%) SAS Certification
5 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) QA
1 1 (0.51%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.08%) SCCM
2 1 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (15.90%) Oracle
2 22 (11.28%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.13%) JBoss
4 8 (4.10%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.56%) SAP
5 5 (2.56%) Sun
6 3 (1.54%) MobileIron
6 3 (1.54%) Google
6 3 (1.54%) Informatica
7 2 (1.03%) IBM
7 2 (1.03%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.03%) Endeca
7 2 (1.03%) Zend
8 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.51%) Pardot
8 1 (0.51%) Marketo
8 1 (0.51%) Splunk
8 1 (0.51%) Dundas
8 1 (0.51%) Northgate
8 1 (0.51%) Red Hat