Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 November 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 Engineer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 77 110
Rank change year-on-year -19 +33 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.20% 0.94% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.01% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £325 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -45.83% -
10th Percentile £415 £219 £285
90th Percentile £525 £388 £650
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £325 £500
% change year-on-year +53.85% -35.00% +55.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £50.00 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.89% +5.20%

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1668 1188 1841
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 92.96% 96.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 655 942
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £216 £225
90th Percentile £525 £550 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 54 81
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £17.25 £13.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.75% +4.69% -
10th Percentile £9.42 £8.65 £9.00
90th Percentile £22.20 £34.85 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +12.00%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineer in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineer in Milton Keynes

Software Engineer
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 Engineer in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (66.67%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (57.14%) OpenShift
4 12 (57.14%) Cloud Foundry
4 12 (57.14%) Microservices
5 11 (52.38%) Go
5 11 (52.38%) Cloud Native
5 11 (52.38%) PaaS
5 11 (52.38%) Banking
5 11 (52.38%) Ruby
6 6 (28.57%) Android
7 5 (23.81%) Xamarin
7 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
7 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
7 5 (23.81%) Bluetooth
7 5 (23.81%) Android Development
7 5 (23.81%) iOS Development
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) C
9 2 (9.52%) C++
9 2 (9.52%) .NET
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle
9 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
9 2 (9.52%) Docker
10 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (4.76%) DevOps
10 1 (4.76%) Relational Database

Software Engineer 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 12 (57.14%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (57.14%) OpenShift
2 11 (52.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
2 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Gradle
2 1 (4.76%) Hudson
2 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (52.38%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Core
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) EJB
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) JMS
2 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Cloud Native
2 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Android
2 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Microservices
4 5 (23.81%) Android Development
4 5 (23.81%) iOS Development
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) High Availability
7 1 (4.76%) MapReduce
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) TDD
7 1 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) Go
2 11 (52.38%) Ruby
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Scala
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Xamarin
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat