The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 53 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.82% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.23% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.34
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.07%
Software 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
555 871 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.98% 95.19% 96.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 405 478
Median daily rate £421 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 68
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £9.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) SDET
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics

Software 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Dutch Language
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Ajax
2 1 (12.50%) Angular 2
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) OAuth
2 1 (12.50%) OAuth2
2 1 (12.50%) Pandas
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) scikit-learn
2 1 (12.50%) Spring Boot
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XGBoost
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Blockchain
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
1 1 (12.50%) IVR
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
2 3 (37.50%) BDD
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Deep Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Go
3 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Avaya
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP