The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 65 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 10 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.02% 0.72% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.78% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £280 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -34.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £31.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -10.71%
Programmer
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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
931 765 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.00% 92.17% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 443 354
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £489 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 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 £29.10 £15.25 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) DB2
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) WCF
4 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 3 (16.67%) JCL
5 3 (16.67%) Remedy
5 3 (16.67%) SAS
5 3 (16.67%) COBOL
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Banking
5 3 (16.67%) Spanish Language
5 3 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (11.11%) CMDB
6 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 2 (11.11%) LINQ

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) FTP
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.11%) APPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) DB2
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.11%) Base SAS
5 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) jQuery
2 4 (22.22%) WCF
2 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (11.11%) LINQ
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) Java EE
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) XSLT
4 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 2 (11.11%) CMDB
1 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
1 2 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Validation
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Business Development
3 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 2 (11.11%) Use Case
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
3 2 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (11.11%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) COBOL
2 3 (16.67%) JCL
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Remedy
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Google