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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 67 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.23% 1.09% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.16% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Average daily rate
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£398 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-48.38% -8.82%
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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
781 687 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.56% 93.72% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 340 336
Average daily rate £363 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
- +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 57 56
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.38 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% -7.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £23.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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
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 19 August 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 10 (45.45%) Oracle
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) OO
4 7 (31.82%) WCF
5 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (27.27%) .NET
5 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
5 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
6 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
6 5 (22.73%) NUnit
6 5 (22.73%) Spring
6 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
6 5 (22.73%) CSS
6 5 (22.73%) SQL
6 5 (22.73%) HTML
6 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
6 5 (22.73%) SOA
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (22.73%) SCCM
6 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 5 (22.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) DTS
5 1 (4.55%) PowerCenter
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (22.73%) NUnit
3 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) WCF
2 6 (27.27%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
3 5 (22.73%) Spring
3 5 (22.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) Middleware
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) Dojo
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE
6 2 (9.09%) XML
6 2 (9.09%) JSP
7 1 (4.55%) SOAP
7 1 (4.55%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) Tandem
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) TDD
2 7 (31.82%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
4 5 (22.73%) SOA
4 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) ERP
5 4 (18.18%) ETL
5 4 (18.18%) Change Control
6 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
8 1 (4.55%) Use Case
8 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.55%) Software Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C#
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) HL7
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Business Objects
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss