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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 52 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 17 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.21% 1.10% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 1.47% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 9
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Software Engineering
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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
613 680 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.71% 74.48% 73.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 423 237
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) .NET
3 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (33.33%) C#
4 11 (30.56%) SQL
5 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
5 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.78%) Project Management
6 9 (25.00%) OO
7 8 (22.22%) Windows
7 8 (22.22%) Linux
7 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
8 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
8 7 (19.44%) WinForms
8 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (19.44%) SCADA
9 6 (16.67%) jQuery
9 6 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 6 (16.67%) Finance
9 6 (16.67%) Primavera
9 6 (16.67%) MS Project
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle
10 5 (13.89%) C++
10 5 (13.89%) DSDM
10 5 (13.89%) RAD
10 5 (13.89%) TDD
10 5 (13.89%) WPF
10 5 (13.89%) Multithreading
10 5 (13.89%) MVVM

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Project
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) SNMP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.33%) MySQL
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) DB2
4 1 (2.78%) SQLite
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Subversion
1 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Ant
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
2 1 (2.78%) NUnit
2 1 (2.78%) SCons
2 1 (2.78%) Moq
2 1 (2.78%) GCC
2 1 (2.78%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Robot Framework
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Developer
2 10 (27.78%) Software Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Software Design Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (2.78%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (19.44%) WinForms
4 6 (16.67%) jQuery
5 5 (13.89%) WPF
6 3 (8.33%) CSS
6 3 (8.33%) HTML
6 3 (8.33%) Ajax
6 3 (8.33%) WCF
6 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.56%) Backbone.js
7 2 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (5.56%) NHibernate
7 2 (5.56%) Spring
7 2 (5.56%) JSP
7 2 (5.56%) Struts
7 2 (5.56%) Web Services
8 1 (2.78%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) SCADA
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) EPoS
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Android
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Project Management
3 9 (25.00%) OO
4 8 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 6 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 5 (13.89%) DSDM
6 5 (13.89%) RAD
6 5 (13.89%) TDD
6 5 (13.89%) Multithreading
6 5 (13.89%) MVVM
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) MVC
7 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.33%) Change Control
7 3 (8.33%) Android Development
8 2 (5.56%) Open Source
8 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.56%) Scrum
8 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) C#
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) VB.NET
4 5 (13.89%) C++
5 3 (8.33%) C
5 3 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (8.33%) PHP
5 3 (8.33%) VB
5 3 (8.33%) VBA
6 2 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
7 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) APMP
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) HNC
4 1 (2.78%) HND
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Nagios
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Lotus
3 1 (2.78%) Google
3 1 (2.78%) Coremetrics
3 1 (2.78%) Twitter
3 1 (2.78%) PayPal