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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 59 66 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 0.53% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.56% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.13 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -0.32%
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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
767 708 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.75% 93.90% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 346 353
Average daily rate £370 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £219 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 57 54
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.38 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% -7.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £23.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014, 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 11 (78.57%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) NUnit
3 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 8 (57.14%) WCF
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) SCCM
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 8 (57.14%) N-Tier
3 8 (57.14%) SOA
3 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 8 (57.14%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 8 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Visual Studio
2 8 (57.14%) NUnit
2 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) WCF
1 8 (57.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) XSL
5 1 (7.14%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) N-Tier
2 2 (14.29%) EFT
2 2 (14.29%) APACS
3 1 (7.14%) VSAM
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
2 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (57.14%) OO
2 8 (57.14%) SOA
2 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) OOP
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) COBOL
4 1 (7.14%) JCL
4 1 (7.14%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 8583
2 1 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) HL7
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago