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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 55 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.35% 0.73% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 0.91% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 5
Median daily rate £400 £474 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.56% +14.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.41% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
547 772 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.89% 80.42% 79.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 457 401
Median daily rate £425 £391 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.83% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 14
Median hourly rate £10.62 £22.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.80% +83.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.07 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 8 (57.14%) Scrum
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) C++
5 4 (28.57%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) Node.js
6 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
6 3 (21.43%) Microservices
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source Development
7 2 (14.29%) Coaching
7 2 (14.29%) User Experience
7 2 (14.29%) Bower
7 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
7 2 (14.29%) Grunt
7 2 (14.29%) Laravel
7 2 (14.29%) Big Data
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) PHP

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
1 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Bower
1 2 (14.29%) Grunt
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Laravel Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (7.14%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) J2EE
1 3 (21.43%) Node.js
1 3 (21.43%) Spring Boot
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) Laravel
2 2 (14.29%) Symfony
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
3 1 (7.14%) SAPUI5
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) Web Dynpro
3 1 (7.14%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Internet of Things
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Microservices
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
3 3 (21.43%) SOA
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source Development
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Android Development
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) ABAP
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Google
1 1 (7.14%) SAP