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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 66 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.36% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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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
795 832 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.48% 91.73% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 498 292
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 56
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 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 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) NUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) WPF
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) HL7
4 2 (25.00%) MVVM

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) 3G
1 1 (12.50%) 2G
1 1 (12.50%) LTE
1 1 (12.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
1 1 (12.50%) SQLite
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) NUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Moq
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) LINQ
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) StructureMap
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSL
4 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) MVVM
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft