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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 58 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.99% 1.09% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.17% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£429 £315 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.11% -8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £315 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-7.60% +8.23%
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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
745 683 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.20% 92.80% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 328 302
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 66 57
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £22.50 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 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 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) HTML
4 8 (34.78%) CSS
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 6 (26.09%) Oracle
6 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
7 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
7 5 (21.74%) Spring
7 5 (21.74%) jQuery
7 5 (21.74%) OO
7 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) MVC
7 5 (21.74%) Finance
7 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
8 4 (17.39%) Middleware
8 4 (17.39%) ERP
8 4 (17.39%) ETL
8 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (17.39%) Change Control
8 4 (17.39%) Coaching
9 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) DTS
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) NUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Front Office
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 8 (34.78%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
4 5 (21.74%) Spring
4 5 (21.74%) jQuery
4 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
5 4 (17.39%) Middleware
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (13.04%) WCF
6 3 (13.04%) J2EE
6 3 (13.04%) JSP
7 2 (8.70%) XML
7 2 (8.70%) Dojo
7 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Tandem
1 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) TDD
2 5 (21.74%) OO
2 5 (21.74%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) ERP
3 4 (17.39%) ETL
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) Change Control
3 4 (17.39%) Coaching
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
4 2 (8.70%) JBoss
5 1 (4.35%) Sitecore