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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 58 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.71% 3.12% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 4.31% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 3
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£415 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £400 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.00%
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
638 534 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.68% 72.46% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 272 267
Average daily rate £384 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 39
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.88 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.35% +57.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £66.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) OO
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) C#
3 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) WCF
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
5 7 (43.75%) jQuery
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 6 (37.50%) EPoS
6 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 6 (37.50%) NHibernate
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) Backbone.js
6 6 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (18.75%) BDD
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
8 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) SOA
8 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
1 3 (18.75%) NUnit
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) MyEclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
4 5 (31.25%) Agile C# Developer
4 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
1 9 (56.25%) WCF
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 6 (37.50%) NHibernate
3 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 6 (37.50%) Backbone.js
3 6 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (6.25%) Java EE
6 1 (6.25%) ICEfaces
6 1 (6.25%) JSP
6 1 (6.25%) Struts
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) JSF
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) EPoS
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) OO
3 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) RAD
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) CMMI
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.25%) DSDM
7 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) APMP
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss