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 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 67 66 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.14% 0.61% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.64% 0.71%
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 £388 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+13.97% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
670 779 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.26% 95.70% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 397 490
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 45
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +15.28%
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 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 May 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 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) WPF
4 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
6 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 3 (33.33%) MVVM
6 3 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (33.33%) WinForms
7 2 (22.22%) C++
7 2 (22.22%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (11.11%) Python
8 1 (11.11%) OOD
8 1 (11.11%) Linux
8 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
8 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

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 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (33.33%) MVVM
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Milton Keynes
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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