The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 65 46 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.66% 2.72% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 3.76% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
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£400 £394 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £353 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
686 505 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 75.72% 72.25% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 276 209
Average daily rate £370 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £258 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.82 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -6.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Engineering
Buckinghamshire

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) WCF
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (28.57%) jQuery
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) SOA
6 3 (21.43%) EPoS
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (21.43%) NHibernate
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) NUnit
6 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
6 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 3 (21.43%) NUnit
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) MyEclipse
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) WCF
2 4 (28.57%) jQuery
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (21.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
3 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 3 (21.43%) NHibernate
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (7.14%) ICEfaces
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (7.14%) JSP
4 1 (7.14%) Struts
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) OLE
4 1 (7.14%) JSF
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) EPoS
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Social Media
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) UML
7 1 (7.14%) RAD
7 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Content Management
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) APMP
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) JBoss
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