The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 66 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.67% 1.01% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.96%
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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
818 837 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.60% 94.36% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 442 278
Average daily rate £353 £359 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.67% +10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 40 38
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.31% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £9.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) MVVM
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Moq
4 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mart
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) SQLite
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (22.22%) NUnit
2 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 2 (22.22%) Moq
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) WPF
4 2 (22.22%) LINQ
4 2 (22.22%) MSMQ
5 1 (11.11%) OLE DB
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XSL
5 1 (11.11%) COM
5 1 (11.11%) MFC
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) MVVM
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) OWASP
4 1 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects