The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 56 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 12 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.80% 1.14% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.19% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 18
Median daily rate £355 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £369 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £475 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
Senior Developer
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
641 756 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.96% 95.70% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 393 514
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 48
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £40.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Milton Keynes region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (55.56%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (50.00%) HTML
3 17 (47.22%) CSS
3 17 (47.22%) Spring
4 16 (44.44%) OO
5 13 (36.11%) Hibernate
6 11 (30.56%) TDD
6 11 (30.56%) JSP
6 11 (30.56%) Struts
6 11 (30.56%) Open Source
7 10 (27.78%) Software Architecture
7 10 (27.78%) Use Case
7 10 (27.78%) Servlets
7 10 (27.78%) JDBC
7 10 (27.78%) DHTML
7 10 (27.78%) J2EE
7 10 (27.78%) JMS
7 10 (27.78%) XML
7 10 (27.78%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (27.78%) HTTP
7 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 10 (27.78%) Scrum
8 9 (25.00%) .NET
8 9 (25.00%) C#
9 8 (22.22%) SQL
10 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle
11 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) JBoss
1 3 (8.33%) Node.js
1 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) HTTP
1 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Bower
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Grunt
2 1 (2.78%) Android Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Ant
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) Hudson
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 5 (13.89%) Banking
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) HTML
2 17 (47.22%) CSS
2 17 (47.22%) Spring
3 13 (36.11%) Hibernate
4 11 (30.56%) JSP
4 11 (30.56%) Struts
5 10 (27.78%) DHTML
5 10 (27.78%) J2EE
5 10 (27.78%) JDBC
5 10 (27.78%) JMS
5 10 (27.78%) Servlets
5 10 (27.78%) XML
6 9 (25.00%) .NET
7 6 (16.67%) REST
8 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
8 5 (13.89%) Middleware
8 5 (13.89%) SOAP
9 4 (11.11%) HTML5
9 4 (11.11%) WPF
10 3 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Blockchain
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) OO
3 11 (30.56%) Open Source
3 11 (30.56%) TDD
4 10 (27.78%) OOA/OOD
4 10 (27.78%) Scrum
4 10 (27.78%) Software Architecture
4 10 (27.78%) Use Case
5 6 (16.67%) High Availability
5 6 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 6 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.89%) SOA
7 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 4 (11.11%) MVVM
8 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) Low Latency
8 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (25.00%) C#
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.78%) SAP