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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank 57 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 10 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.43% 1.38% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.43% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £335 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £43.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-65.71% +34.61%
Programmer
Buckinghamshire

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
664 767 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.86% 96.36% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 394 363
Average daily rate £360 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Programmer across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Programmer Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) J2EE
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) SAS
4 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Credit Risk
5 3 (23.08%) DB2
5 3 (23.08%) XSLT
5 3 (23.08%) Base SAS
5 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (15.38%) D3.js
6 2 (15.38%) WebGL
6 2 (15.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (15.38%) Inmon Methodology
6 2 (15.38%) Three.js
6 2 (15.38%) Unix
6 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (15.38%) CSS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (30.77%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Base SAS
1 3 (23.08%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (15.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) J2EE
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (23.08%) XSLT
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) D3.js
5 2 (15.38%) Java EE
5 2 (15.38%) JSP
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) Spring
5 2 (15.38%) Struts
5 2 (15.38%) Three.js
5 2 (15.38%) WebGL
5 2 (15.38%) WSDL
6 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) WCF
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Credit Risk
2 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Inmon Methodology
4 2 (15.38%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 8583
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft