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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 46 39 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 14 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.27% 3.82% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 4.67% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 5
Median daily rate £390 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
525 578 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.23% 81.87% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 278 371
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.17 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
3 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 10 (37.04%) Spring
3 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
4 9 (33.33%) C++
5 8 (29.63%) Web Services
5 8 (29.63%) XML
5 8 (29.63%) XSLT
5 8 (29.63%) Gradle
6 7 (25.93%) Apache Camel
6 7 (25.93%) Spring Integration
6 7 (25.93%) Microservices
6 7 (25.93%) Python
6 7 (25.93%) IBM
6 7 (25.93%) Groovy
6 7 (25.93%) Maven
6 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (22.22%) Java EE
7 6 (22.22%) Unix
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (14.81%) Finance
9 4 (14.81%) C#
9 4 (14.81%) Ant
9 4 (14.81%) Grails

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 1 (3.70%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.11%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) Redis
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (29.63%) Gradle
3 7 (25.93%) Maven
4 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 4 (14.81%) Ant
6 3 (11.11%) Subversion
7 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
7 2 (7.41%) Moq
8 1 (3.70%) IntelliJ
8 1 (3.70%) JIRA
8 1 (3.70%) JUnit
8 1 (3.70%) Mercurial
8 1 (3.70%) Mockito
8 1 (3.70%) NUnit
8 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
8 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Military
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Linux Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Unix Developer
6 3 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) MySQL Developer
6 3 (11.11%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior MySQL Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Coach
7 2 (7.41%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Spring
2 8 (29.63%) Web Services
2 8 (29.63%) XML
2 8 (29.63%) XSLT
3 7 (25.93%) Apache Camel
3 7 (25.93%) Spring Integration
4 6 (22.22%) Java EE
5 4 (14.81%) Grails
5 4 (14.81%) RESTful
6 3 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (11.11%) J2EE
6 3 (11.11%) Node.js
7 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
7 2 (7.41%) Spring Boot
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (3.70%) EJB
8 1 (3.70%) ELK Stack
8 1 (3.70%) SAPUI5
8 1 (3.70%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Internet of Things
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Scrum
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.93%) Microservices
4 4 (14.81%) Low Latency
5 3 (11.11%) Coaching
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.11%) OOD
6 2 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (7.41%) Open Source
6 2 (7.41%) Open Source Development
6 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
6 2 (7.41%) SDLC
6 2 (7.41%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) UML
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) C++
3 7 (25.93%) Groovy
3 7 (25.93%) Python
4 6 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (14.81%) C#
6 3 (11.11%) C
6 3 (11.11%) Perl
7 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.70%) ABAP
8 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.70%) F#
8 1 (3.70%) Go
8 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.70%) Ruby
8 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Luciad
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) SAP