The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 64 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 13 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.46% 1.66% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.79% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £324 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
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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
838 672 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.95% 92.69% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 343 231
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 66 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) CSS
5 7 (35.00%) jQuery
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) MVC
7 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (20.00%) WinForms
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) WPF
8 4 (20.00%) MVVM
8 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Coaching
9 3 (15.00%) CSS3
9 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
10 2 (10.00%) SEO
10 2 (10.00%) Apple
10 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
10 2 (10.00%) CRM
10 2 (10.00%) Siebel
10 2 (10.00%) SOA
10 2 (10.00%) C
10 2 (10.00%) PHP
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.00%) Symfony

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Xcode
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) jQuery
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 4 (20.00%) WinForms
5 4 (20.00%) WPF
6 3 (15.00%) CSS3
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
7 2 (10.00%) Symfony
7 2 (10.00%) Ajax
7 2 (10.00%) Laravel
7 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
7 2 (10.00%) iOS SDK
7 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.00%) HTML5
8 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) iPad
2 2 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) MVVM
4 3 (15.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) SEO
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
4 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (10.00%) PHP5
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Apple
1 2 (10.00%) Siebel
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe