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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 72 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.31% 0.72% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.78% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £349 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
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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
931 765 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.00% 92.17% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 443 354
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £489 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 52
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £15.25 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) LINQ
2 2 (40.00%) HL7
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) MSMQ
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) 3G
3 1 (20.00%) OLE DB
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) 3G
1 1 (20.00%) 2G
1 1 (20.00%) LTE
1 1 (20.00%) 4G
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) MSMQ
1 2 (40.00%) LINQ
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) OLE DB
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSL
2 1 (20.00%) MFC
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) IBM