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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 38 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 29 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.10% 1.78% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 2.26% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 15
Average daily rate £375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £315 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +4.72%
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
592 620 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 83.73% 78.88% 77.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 348 317
Average daily rate £398 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.85 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.13% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £18.50 £15.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) C#
3 15 (36.59%) .NET
3 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
3 15 (36.59%) Windows
3 15 (36.59%) WPF
3 15 (36.59%) Multithreading
4 12 (29.27%) Java
4 12 (29.27%) TDD
4 12 (29.27%) SDLC
5 11 (26.83%) MVVM
5 11 (26.83%) SQL
6 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
6 9 (21.95%) HTML
6 9 (21.95%) CSS
6 9 (21.95%) Android
6 9 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (21.95%) Retail
7 8 (19.51%) Scrum
8 7 (17.07%) OO
8 7 (17.07%) Degree
8 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
8 7 (17.07%) DevOps
9 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
9 6 (14.63%) C++
9 6 (14.63%) Project Management
9 6 (14.63%) Finance
10 5 (12.20%) Python
10 5 (12.20%) Sass
10 5 (12.20%) Node.js

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.20%) Node.js
2 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (9.76%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Primavera
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.88%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) gulp
1 5 (12.20%) webpack
2 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.88%) Toad
4 1 (2.44%) Ant
4 1 (2.44%) Flyway
4 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.44%) Maven
4 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (21.95%) Retail
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Team Leader
4 5 (12.20%) C# Software Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Lead Software Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Software Team Leader
5 4 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (9.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.76%) UI Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Web UI Developer
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) .NET
1 15 (36.59%) WPF
2 9 (21.95%) CSS
2 9 (21.95%) HTML
2 9 (21.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (12.20%) CSS3
3 5 (12.20%) HTML5
3 5 (12.20%) Sass
4 4 (9.76%) Ajax
4 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.32%) WinForms
6 2 (4.88%) SAP XI
6 2 (4.88%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (2.44%) Django
7 1 (2.44%) Flask
7 1 (2.44%) Lucene
7 1 (2.44%) REST
7 1 (2.44%) Spring
7 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.44%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Device Driver
2 4 (9.76%) User Experience
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.44%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) Android
3 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
4 4 (9.76%) Linux
4 4 (9.76%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Multithreading
3 12 (29.27%) SDLC
3 12 (29.27%) TDD
4 11 (26.83%) MVVM
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 7 (17.07%) DevOps
6 7 (17.07%) OO
7 6 (14.63%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) Android Development
8 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
8 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Low Latency
8 4 (9.76%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.32%) Business Transformation
9 3 (7.32%) Change Control
9 3 (7.32%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (7.32%) Project Governance
9 3 (7.32%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) C#
2 12 (29.27%) Java
3 11 (26.83%) SQL
4 9 (21.95%) JavaScript
5 6 (14.63%) C++
6 5 (12.20%) ES6
6 5 (12.20%) Python
7 4 (9.76%) C
7 4 (9.76%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.88%) ABAP
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Adobe
3 2 (4.88%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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