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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 55 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 18 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.16% 1.80% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 2.36% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£379 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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
644 594 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.13% 76.25% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 322 182
Average daily rate £375 £400 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 31
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -11.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 2 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 2 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 (58.33%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (37.50%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) Finance
4 8 (33.33%) jQuery
5 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 7 (29.17%) WCF
5 7 (29.17%) MVC
5 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 7 (29.17%) OO
6 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) EPoS
6 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
6 6 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (25.00%) Backbone.js
6 6 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 5 (20.83%) WinForms
7 5 (20.83%) SCADA
7 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.50%) BDD
9 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 2 (8.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Project
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) SQLite
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) NUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.17%) Moq
2 1 (4.17%) Ant
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Design Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Design Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Developer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 8 (33.33%) jQuery
4 7 (29.17%) WCF
5 6 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 6 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
6 5 (20.83%) WinForms
7 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (12.50%) WPF
9 2 (8.33%) HTML
9 2 (8.33%) Ajax
9 2 (8.33%) CSS
10 1 (4.17%) JDBC
10 1 (4.17%) JSP
10 1 (4.17%) Servlets
10 1 (4.17%) Struts
10 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) EPoS
2 5 (20.83%) SCADA
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) TDD
2 7 (29.17%) OO
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) MVC
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) MVVM
4 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.33%) RAD
5 2 (8.33%) DSDM
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) C#
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.50%) VBA
5 2 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) XAML
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) VCP4
2 1 (4.17%) APMP
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.17%) HNC
2 1 (4.17%) HND
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Primavera
3 1 (4.17%) Lotus
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago