The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 7 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 125 80 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.20% 15.18% 19.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.01% 16.26% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 54 76
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £211 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
833 492 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.66% 93.36% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 277 337
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 62
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.52 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 119 (46.48%) JavaScript
2 101 (39.45%) .NET
3 98 (38.28%) C#
4 96 (37.50%) HTML
5 74 (28.91%) CSS
6 67 (26.17%) SQL Server
7 64 (25.00%) jQuery
8 58 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (22.66%) TDD
9 53 (20.70%) Finance
10 51 (19.92%) MVC
10 51 (19.92%) ASP.NET
11 50 (19.53%) HTML5
12 46 (17.97%) Scrum
12 46 (17.97%) Java
13 44 (17.19%) OO
14 42 (16.41%) SQL
15 39 (15.23%) Oracle
16 31 (12.11%) XML
17 30 (11.72%) Visual Studio
18 29 (11.33%) SOA
18 29 (11.33%) Microsoft
18 29 (11.33%) WCF
19 28 (10.94%) JSON
20 27 (10.55%) Web Services
20 27 (10.55%) .NET Framework
21 26 (10.16%) CSS3
22 25 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
22 25 (9.77%) Ajax
23 23 (8.98%) NUnit

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (4.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (3.91%) WebSphere
2 10 (3.91%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.52%) Drupal
4 6 (2.34%) CMS
4 6 (2.34%) Kentico
5 5 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.78%) Papyrus
7 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.78%) Moodle
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.39%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.39%) ArchestrA
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.39%) SAS
8 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.56%) MS Office
3 2 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.78%) Exstream
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.39%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 1 (0.39%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.39%) Staffware
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.17%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (26.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (6.64%) Oracle Database
5 15 (5.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.13%) PowerCenter
8 7 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.73%) MySQL
8 7 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.95%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.95%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.17%) OLAP
12 2 (0.78%) Data Mart
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle OLAP
12 2 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 30 (11.72%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.98%) NUnit
3 22 (8.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.91%) Xcode
5 5 (1.95%) WiX
5 5 (1.95%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.95%) MSI
6 3 (1.17%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.17%) JIRA
6 3 (1.17%) Subversion
7 2 (0.78%) Selenium
7 2 (0.78%) Ant
7 2 (0.78%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.78%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.78%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.39%) NMock
8 1 (0.39%) Moq
8 1 (0.39%) JSUnit
General
1 53 (20.70%) Finance
2 11 (4.30%) Retail
3 10 (3.91%) Banking
4 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.17%) Publishing
5 2 (0.78%) Billing
5 2 (0.78%) Automotive
5 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (39.45%) .NET
2 96 (37.50%) HTML
3 74 (28.91%) CSS
4 64 (25.00%) jQuery
5 51 (19.92%) ASP.NET
6 50 (19.53%) HTML5
7 31 (12.11%) XML
8 29 (11.33%) WCF
9 28 (10.94%) JSON
10 27 (10.55%) Web Services
10 27 (10.55%) .NET Framework
11 26 (10.16%) CSS3
12 25 (9.77%) Ajax
13 22 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (8.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 22 (8.59%) Dojo
14 20 (7.81%) KnockoutJS
15 19 (7.42%) Backbone.js
15 19 (7.42%) AngularJS
16 17 (6.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.08%) iPad
1 13 (5.08%) N-Tier
2 10 (3.91%) iPhone
3 7 (2.73%) EPoS
4 5 (1.95%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.95%) FMCG
5 4 (1.56%) APACS
5 4 (1.56%) E-Learning
5 4 (1.56%) EFT
6 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.17%) CESG
7 2 (0.78%) VLE
7 2 (0.78%) Open Source
7 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.39%) Social Media
8 1 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) SCADA
8 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.64%) Apple iOS
2 14 (5.47%) UNIX
3 13 (5.08%) Windows
4 11 (4.30%) Linux
5 9 (3.52%) Android
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (22.66%) TDD
2 51 (19.92%) MVC
3 46 (17.97%) Scrum
4 44 (17.19%) OO
5 29 (11.33%) SOA
6 25 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (7.42%) Automated Testing
8 17 (6.64%) E-Commerce
9 16 (6.25%) iOS Development
10 14 (5.47%) Software Engineering
11 12 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (4.69%) CRM
11 12 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (3.91%) Web Design
12 10 (3.91%) Use Case
12 10 (3.91%) Configuration Management
12 10 (3.91%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (3.13%) Refactoring
13 8 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (46.48%) JavaScript
2 98 (38.28%) C#
3 46 (17.97%) Java
4 42 (16.41%) SQL
5 23 (8.98%) T-SQL
6 20 (7.81%) PHP
7 16 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 7 (2.73%) VBA
8 7 (2.73%) VB
8 7 (2.73%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.34%) Perl
9 6 (2.34%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.56%) C++
10 4 (1.56%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.78%) Python
11 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.78%) Scala
12 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.39%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (1.56%) Security Cleared
1 4 (1.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.17%) Degree
3 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.56%) ISO 8583
1 4 (1.56%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (0.39%) Control-M
2 1 (0.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (15.23%) Oracle
2 29 (11.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.34%) Business Objects
4 5 (1.95%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.95%) IBM
4 5 (1.95%) Apple
5 4 (1.56%) Dundas
6 3 (1.17%) HP
7 2 (0.78%) Google
7 2 (0.78%) JBoss
7 2 (0.78%) Adobe
7 2 (0.78%) Informatica
7 2 (0.78%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.78%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.39%) Marketo
8 1 (0.39%) Siemens
8 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.39%) Remedy
8 1 (0.39%) Sun
8 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
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