The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 26 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 Engineer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 59 72
Rank change year-on-year -16 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.15% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £500 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% +3.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +3.28% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.35 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.53% +5.87%  

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 725 633 811
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.54% 96.64% 97.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 338 448
Median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £265 £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 24 26 21
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 £13.20 £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 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 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 26 June 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 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (33.33%) Data Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Native
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Kafka
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Go
3 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (33.33%) Docker

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 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (33.33%) Java SE
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Kafka
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
1 1 (33.33%) Spring Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Native
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Go
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
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