Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Engineering
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 69 82
Rank change year-on-year +20 +13 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 23 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.77% 2.33% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 2.63% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 29
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.37% +21.25%
10th Percentile £389 £363 £360
90th Percentile £538 £615 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £420 £485
% change year-on-year +1.19% -13.40% +21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £47.50 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £48.75 £42.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +14.71% -22.73% +22.22%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 712 1,101 1,504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 85.78% 88.50% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 643 783
Milton Keynes median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £279 £240 £263
90th Percentile £575 £619 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 66 54
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £15.00 £14.47 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +1.51% +1.79%
10th Percentile £11.30 £10.59 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.32 £26.65 £24.70
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.39 £14.90 £16.83
% change year-on-year +3.27% -11.47% +12.20%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Milton Keynes

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Milton Keynes

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Milton Keynes

Software Engineering
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 Engineering in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (73.91%) Git (software)
2 16 (69.57%) Web Services
3 14 (60.87%) Java
3 14 (60.87%) C#
4 11 (47.83%) C++
4 11 (47.83%) J2EE
4 11 (47.83%) Python
4 11 (47.83%) SOA
4 11 (47.83%) TDD
4 11 (47.83%) Spring
4 11 (47.83%) Smart City
5 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
6 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) User Experience
7 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (21.74%) React
7 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
7 5 (21.74%) Azure
7 5 (21.74%) AWS
7 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
7 5 (21.74%) REST
8 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
8 4 (17.39%) PhoneGap
8 4 (17.39%) RESTful
8 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (17.39%) jQuery
8 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap

Software Engineering
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 1 (4.35%) Mule
1 1 (4.35%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.35%) Simulink
1 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) AWS
1 5 (21.74%) Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (17.39%) npm
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Power BI
3 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 17 (73.91%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
3 4 (17.39%) Grunt
3 4 (17.39%) webpack
4 2 (8.70%) Appium
4 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
5 1 (4.35%) Mocha
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) German Language
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Software Engineer
3 11 (47.83%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 11 (47.83%) Java Developer
3 11 (47.83%) Java Engineer
3 11 (47.83%) Java Software Developer
3 11 (47.83%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Angular Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (8.70%) HTML Developer
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Specialist
7 2 (8.70%) Test Specialist
8 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) Web Services
2 11 (47.83%) J2EE
2 11 (47.83%) Spring
3 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
4 5 (21.74%) React
4 5 (21.74%) REST
5 4 (17.39%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) Express
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 4 (17.39%) jQuery
5 4 (17.39%) JSON
5 4 (17.39%) Mongoose
5 4 (17.39%) Node.js
5 4 (17.39%) PhoneGap
5 4 (17.39%) RESTful
5 4 (17.39%) SOAP
5 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (8.70%) .NET
7 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Smart City
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) User Experience
3 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) CAN bus
4 1 (4.35%) DataPower
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) SOA
2 11 (47.83%) TDD
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.70%) API Testing
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.35%) Microservices
7 1 (4.35%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) C++
2 11 (47.83%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) ES6
5 1 (4.35%) ABAP
5 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.35%) Kotlin
5 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Capita
2 1 (4.35%) hybris
2 1 (4.35%) OutSystems
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin