The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 52 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.33% 0.64% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £130 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-78.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +0.47%
Software Engineer
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
547 891 858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 90.86% 95.09% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 415 480
Median daily rate £423 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £270 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 55 68
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £9.47 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Milton Keynes region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Milton Keynes region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Milton Keynes region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
5 4 (33.33%) Docker
5 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (25.00%) Big Data
6 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (25.00%) SDET
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce

Software Engineer 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 3 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) Ant
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Gradle
4 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (8.33%) Mockito
4 1 (8.33%) Moq
4 1 (8.33%) NUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) CSS
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (8.33%) EJB
4 1 (8.33%) ELK Stack
4 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (8.33%) Java EE
4 1 (8.33%) JavaFX
4 1 (8.33%) JMS
4 1 (8.33%) JPA
4 1 (8.33%) Node.js
4 1 (8.33%) REST
4 1 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) XSLT
4 1 (8.33%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Web Development
4 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source Development
6 2 (16.67%) UML
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) High Availability
7 1 (8.33%) MapReduce
7 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) ES6
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Avaya
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Luciad
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat