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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 51 61 48
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 20 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.38% 0.74% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.00% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 2
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£381 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.90% +2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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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
640 601 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.01% 74.57% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 340 198
Average daily rate £368 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.97 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.46% -17.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 9 (30.00%) Project Management
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) OO
6 8 (26.67%) jQuery
6 8 (26.67%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) WinForms
7 7 (23.33%) SCADA
7 7 (23.33%) VB.NET
7 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (23.33%) C#
8 5 (16.67%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) WCF
8 5 (16.67%) TDD
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (16.67%) MVC
8 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 4 (13.33%) Backbone.js
9 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
9 4 (13.33%) Scrum
9 4 (13.33%) NHibernate
9 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
9 4 (13.33%) Primavera
9 4 (13.33%) EPoS
9 4 (13.33%) Linux

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) JBoss
3 1 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Project
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) SQLite
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) NUnit
3 1 (3.33%) Ant
3 1 (3.33%) JUnit
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Moq
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Developer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) UI Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) UI Programmer
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (26.67%) jQuery
4 7 (23.33%) WinForms
5 5 (16.67%) WCF
6 4 (13.33%) Backbone.js
6 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (13.33%) NHibernate
7 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (10.00%) WPF
7 3 (10.00%) Ajax
7 3 (10.00%) CSS
7 3 (10.00%) HTML
8 2 (6.67%) Spring
8 2 (6.67%) JSP
8 2 (6.67%) Struts
8 2 (6.67%) Web Services
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.33%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) SCADA
2 4 (13.33%) EPoS
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Project Management
3 8 (26.67%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) MVC
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) RAD
5 4 (13.33%) DSDM
6 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.00%) MVVM
7 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) OOP
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Content Management
7 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (10.00%) VBA
3 3 (10.00%) PHP
3 3 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) XAML
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) APMP
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.33%) HNC
3 1 (3.33%) HND
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Primavera
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Coremetrics
3 1 (3.33%) Lotus