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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 63 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.43% 0.37% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.39% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £325 £405 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +6.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +8.33%
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
668 767 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.25% 95.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 395 500
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 50
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £40.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
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 27 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Spring

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java