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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 61 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.15% 0.60% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.62% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £413 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +25.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.35 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.87% -
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
631 806 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.63% 96.88% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 447 531
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 45
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +29.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £40.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) MVVM
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) Python
6 1 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) MVVM
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared