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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 8 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 119 82 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.76% 15.53% 18.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.60% 16.84% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 70
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £212 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
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 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
815 487 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.22% 92.23% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 282 317
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £486 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 37 61
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.58 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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 24 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 24 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.

1 116 (46.03%) JavaScript
2 99 (39.29%) C#
2 99 (39.29%) .NET
3 94 (37.30%) HTML
4 72 (28.57%) CSS
5 66 (26.19%) SQL Server
6 63 (25.00%) jQuery
7 58 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (23.02%) TDD
8 51 (20.24%) Finance
8 51 (20.24%) MVC
9 49 (19.44%) HTML5
10 48 (19.05%) ASP.NET
11 46 (18.25%) Scrum
12 45 (17.86%) Java
12 45 (17.86%) OO
13 41 (16.27%) SQL
14 37 (14.68%) Oracle
15 30 (11.90%) Visual Studio
15 30 (11.90%) XML
16 29 (11.51%) WCF
17 28 (11.11%) JSON
17 28 (11.11%) SOA
18 27 (10.71%) Web Services
18 27 (10.71%) .NET Framework
19 26 (10.32%) Microsoft
20 25 (9.92%) Ajax
20 25 (9.92%) CSS3
20 25 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
21 23 (9.13%) SQL Server 2008

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (3.97%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.57%) WebSphere
3 9 (3.57%) Drupal
4 6 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.38%) CMS
4 6 (2.38%) Kentico
5 3 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.79%) Papyrus
6 2 (0.79%) Moodle
6 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.40%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.40%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.59%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.79%) Exstream
2 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.40%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 1 (0.40%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (0.79%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.19%) Internet
2 2 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (7.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (6.75%) Oracle Database
5 15 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.17%) PowerCenter
9 7 (2.78%) MySQL
9 7 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.98%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.19%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (1.19%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.19%) DTS
12 3 (1.19%) OLAP
13 2 (0.79%) MS Access
13 2 (0.79%) Oracle OLAP
13 2 (0.79%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 30 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 23 (9.13%) NUnit
3 22 (8.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (3.97%) Xcode
5 5 (1.98%) MSI
5 5 (1.98%) WiX
6 3 (1.19%) Subversion
6 3 (1.19%) JIRA
6 3 (1.19%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.79%) Rational Rose
7 2 (0.79%) Ant
7 2 (0.79%) Selenium
7 2 (0.79%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.79%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.40%) NMock
8 1 (0.40%) Moq
8 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.40%) JSUnit
General
1 51 (20.24%) Finance
2 11 (4.37%) Retail
3 10 (3.97%) Banking
4 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.19%) Publishing
5 2 (0.79%) Automotive
5 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.79%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (39.29%) .NET
2 94 (37.30%) HTML
3 72 (28.57%) CSS
4 63 (25.00%) jQuery
5 49 (19.44%) HTML5
6 48 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 30 (11.90%) XML
8 29 (11.51%) WCF
9 28 (11.11%) JSON
10 27 (10.71%) Web Services
10 27 (10.71%) .NET Framework
11 25 (9.92%) Ajax
11 25 (9.92%) CSS3
12 22 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (8.73%) Dojo
12 22 (8.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 20 (7.94%) KnockoutJS
14 19 (7.54%) Backbone.js
14 19 (7.54%) AngularJS
15 16 (6.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.16%) N-Tier
1 13 (5.16%) iPad
2 10 (3.97%) iPhone
3 7 (2.78%) EPoS
4 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.98%) FMCG
5 4 (1.59%) EFT
5 4 (1.59%) APACS
5 4 (1.59%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.19%) CESG
7 2 (0.79%) Open Source
7 2 (0.79%) VLE
7 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.40%) Replication
8 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.40%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.40%) Social Media
8 1 (0.40%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.75%) Apple iOS
2 14 (5.56%) UNIX
2 14 (5.56%) Windows
3 11 (4.37%) Linux
4 9 (3.57%) Android
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (23.02%) TDD
2 51 (20.24%) MVC
3 46 (18.25%) Scrum
4 45 (17.86%) OO
5 28 (11.11%) SOA
6 25 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (7.54%) Automated Testing
8 16 (6.35%) E-Commerce
8 16 (6.35%) iOS Development
9 14 (5.56%) Software Engineering
10 12 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (4.37%) CRM
12 10 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (3.97%) Configuration Management
12 10 (3.97%) Web Design
12 10 (3.97%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (3.17%) Software Architecture
13 8 (3.17%) BDD
13 8 (3.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 116 (46.03%) JavaScript
2 99 (39.29%) C#
3 45 (17.86%) Java
4 41 (16.27%) SQL
5 23 (9.13%) T-SQL
6 20 (7.94%) PHP
7 16 (6.35%) Objective-C
8 8 (3.17%) VB
9 7 (2.78%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.78%) VBA
10 6 (2.38%) Perl
10 6 (2.38%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.59%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.59%) C++
12 2 (0.79%) Python
12 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.79%) Scala
13 1 (0.40%) VB6
13 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (1.59%) SC Cleared
1 4 (1.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.79%) Degree
3 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.59%) ISO 8583
1 4 (1.59%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.17%) SCCM
2 1 (0.40%) OpenView
2 1 (0.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 37 (14.68%) Oracle
2 26 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.78%) Business Objects
4 5 (1.98%) IBM
4 5 (1.98%) Apple
4 5 (1.98%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.59%) Dundas
6 3 (1.19%) HP
7 2 (0.79%) Informatica
7 2 (0.79%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.79%) JBoss
7 2 (0.79%) Adobe
8 1 (0.40%) Sun
8 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.40%) SAP
8 1 (0.40%) Siemens
8 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.40%) Remedy
8 1 (0.40%) BT
8 1 (0.40%) Google
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