The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Developer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 58 67
Rank change year-on-year -9 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.82% 0.60% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.63% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £338 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £471 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +10.35% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 711 640 812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.60% 96.68% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 345 450
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 22
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.40 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £15.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Milton Keynes

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Developer in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Milton Keynes

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Developer in Milton Keynes

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Milton Keynes

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 3 (42.86%) Node.js
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) WSO2
4 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Microservices
4 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
4 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
4 2 (28.57%) MuleSoft
4 2 (28.57%) Apigee
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) API Development
4 2 (28.57%) Swagger
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (28.57%) Product Management
4 2 (28.57%) Liferay
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Spanish Language
4 2 (28.57%) Spring Security
4 2 (28.57%) Drupal
4 2 (28.57%) Alfresco

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Alfresco
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Drupal
1 2 (28.57%) Liferay
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) git-flow
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Spanish Language
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) Node.js
1 3 (42.86%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) OAuth
2 2 (28.57%) RESTful
2 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
2 2 (28.57%) Spring Security
2 2 (28.57%) Swagger
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) API Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Document Management
2 2 (28.57%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Product Management
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Apigee
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) MuleSoft
1 2 (28.57%) OpenText
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) WSO2