The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 56 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 9 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.00% 0.84% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.89% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £332 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £452 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
814 672 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.44% 94.25% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 334 299
Average daily rate £351 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 58 52
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 £11.00 £11.14 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) TDD
3 10 (40.00%) C#
4 9 (36.00%) Java
4 9 (36.00%) OO
4 9 (36.00%) WCF
5 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (32.00%) .NET
5 8 (32.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
6 7 (28.00%) NUnit
6 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (28.00%) N-Tier
6 7 (28.00%) SOA
6 7 (28.00%) SCCM
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (28.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
7 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (24.00%) HTML
7 6 (24.00%) CSS
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 5 (20.00%) Spring

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (28.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.00%) DTS
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (28.00%) NUnit
2 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (12.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Front Office
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) WCF
2 8 (32.00%) .NET
3 7 (28.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (24.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (20.00%) Spring
5 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (16.00%) jQuery
6 4 (16.00%) Middleware
6 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (12.00%) HTML5
7 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.00%) Dojo
8 2 (8.00%) CSS3
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (8.00%) XHTML
8 2 (8.00%) J2EE
8 2 (8.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.00%) Tandem
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) TDD
2 9 (36.00%) OO
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (28.00%) SOA
4 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Change Control
5 4 (16.00%) ERP
6 3 (12.00%) ETL
6 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (12.00%) MVC
7 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Web Design
7 2 (8.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.00%) Web Development
8 1 (4.00%) Use Case
8 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss