The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 63 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.75% 2.28% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 2.82% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 6
Median daily rate £350 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.26%
Software Engineering
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
563 639 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.28% 80.89% 77.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 351 439
Median daily rate £411 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £492 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £40.00 £15.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) C#
2 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 17 (53.13%) WPF
4 16 (50.00%) TDD
5 14 (43.75%) Multithreading
6 13 (40.63%) MVVM
6 13 (40.63%) Windows
7 11 (34.38%) Scrum
7 11 (34.38%) SDLC
8 10 (31.25%) SQL
9 9 (28.13%) HTML
9 9 (28.13%) Java
9 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
9 9 (28.13%) CSS
10 8 (25.00%) OO
11 7 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
12 5 (15.63%) Retail
12 5 (15.63%) Android
13 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
13 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
13 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (12.50%) Node.js
13 4 (12.50%) User Experience
13 4 (12.50%) Front End Development
13 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
13 4 (12.50%) Ajax

Software Engineering
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 4 (12.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.38%) gulp
2 3 (9.38%) webpack
3 2 (6.25%) Bower
3 2 (6.25%) Grunt
3 2 (6.25%) Toad
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Automotive
3 2 (6.25%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Team Leader
4 6 (18.75%) C# Software Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Lead Software Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Software Team Leader
6 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (12.50%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Senior WPF Developer
6 4 (12.50%) UI Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Web UI Developer
6 4 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 17 (53.13%) WPF
3 9 (28.13%) CSS
3 9 (28.13%) HTML
4 7 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (12.50%) Ajax
5 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.38%) CSS3
6 3 (9.38%) HTML5
6 3 (9.38%) Sass
6 3 (9.38%) WinForms
7 2 (6.25%) Laravel
7 2 (6.25%) SAP XI
7 2 (6.25%) Symfony
7 2 (6.25%) Web Dynpro
8 1 (3.13%) Android SDK
8 1 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (3.13%) J2EE
8 1 (3.13%) Spring
8 1 (3.13%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Android
3 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) TDD
3 14 (43.75%) Multithreading
4 13 (40.63%) MVVM
5 11 (34.38%) Scrum
5 11 (34.38%) SDLC
6 8 (25.00%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Front End Development
7 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (9.38%) DevOps
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
9 2 (6.25%) B2C
9 2 (6.25%) BDD
9 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.25%) OO PHP
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Java
3 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) ES6
5 2 (6.25%) ABAP
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Adobe
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Google