Period
to 22 November 2018

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 22 November 2018 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
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 78 71
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7 +29
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 31 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.38% 2.28% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 2.72% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 14
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £485 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.37% +21.25% -15.57%
10th Percentile £364 £351 £313
90th Percentile £611 £615 £473
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £485 £400
% change year-on-year -12.37% +21.25% -9.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £50.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -22.73% +22.22% -1.10%

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 1,142 1,469 1,098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 87.64% 83.80% 85.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 768 637
Milton Keynes median daily rate £405 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.13% -4.65% +8.96%
10th Percentile £240 £263 £244
90th Percentile £578 £527 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £409 £400 £407
% change year-on-year +2.19% -1.61% +8.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 56 38
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% - -
10th Percentile £10.34 £8.79 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.75 £24.50 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.47 £16.66 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.18% +11.07% -7.06%

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 22 November 2018.

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 22 November 2018, 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 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (32.26%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) JIRA
3 8 (25.81%) DevOps
4 7 (22.58%) Node.js
4 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
5 6 (19.35%) Spring
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
5 6 (19.35%) React
5 6 (19.35%) Spring Boot
6 5 (16.13%) Redux
6 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
6 5 (16.13%) Java EE
6 5 (16.13%) SaaS
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 5 (16.13%) J2EE
6 5 (16.13%) IBM
6 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 4 (12.90%) Finance
7 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.90%) Microservices
7 4 (12.90%) Docker
7 4 (12.90%) Jest
7 4 (12.90%) Enzyme
8 3 (9.68%) Analytical Thinking
8 3 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (9.68%) Cloud Native

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 3 (9.68%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (9.68%) Drupal
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP FI
1 2 (6.45%) SAP MM
1 2 (6.45%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.23%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) SaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) RavenDB
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) JIRA
2 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) Zephyr
4 1 (3.23%) Artifactory
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Lead Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Lead Developer
6 3 (9.68%) React Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.45%) UI Architect
7 2 (6.45%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) AngularJS
1 7 (22.58%) Node.js
2 6 (19.35%) React
2 6 (19.35%) Spring
2 6 (19.35%) Spring Boot
3 5 (16.13%) .NET
3 5 (16.13%) J2EE
3 5 (16.13%) Java EE
3 5 (16.13%) Redux
4 4 (12.90%) Enzyme
4 4 (12.90%) Jest
5 2 (6.45%) CSS
5 2 (6.45%) HTML
5 2 (6.45%) JSON
5 2 (6.45%) RESTful
5 2 (6.45%) Web Services
5 2 (6.45%) XML
6 1 (3.23%) Ajax
6 1 (3.23%) Django
6 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) Cloud Native
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) Robotics
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Robot Operating System
3 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) DevOps
3 6 (19.35%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) TDD
5 4 (12.90%) Microservices
5 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 3 (9.68%) Analytical Thinking
6 3 (9.68%) API Development
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) BDD
7 2 (6.45%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.45%) OO
7 2 (6.45%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 2 (6.45%) Test Management
7 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
2 10 (32.26%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) PHP
5 2 (6.45%) Apple Swift
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
5 2 (6.45%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.23%) Groovy
6 1 (3.23%) Java 8
6 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) APMP
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) IBM
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) OpenText