Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 75 80
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 +16
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 43 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.74% 1.32% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 1.58% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 26
Milton Keynes median daily rate £475 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.79% -8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £333 £313
90th Percentile £625 £460 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £444 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +18.33% -11.76% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £55.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +27.91% -4.44% +20.00%

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1318 1203 1429
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 84.11% 83.89% 80.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 690 803
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +8.15% +5.63%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £528 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 17
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -25.65% +29.12%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.00 £9.85
90th Percentile £19.10 £15.70 £40.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +10.00% -29.72% +39.04%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (69.77%) Java
3 27 (62.79%) Microservices
4 22 (51.16%) Spring
5 20 (46.51%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (41.86%) Ruby
6 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (41.86%) Cloud Foundry
7 17 (39.53%) Go
8 14 (32.56%) RESTful
8 14 (32.56%) Web Services
9 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
9 13 (30.23%) TDD
9 13 (30.23%) Spring Boot
10 12 (27.91%) XML
11 11 (25.58%) Scrum
12 10 (23.26%) PaaS
12 10 (23.26%) Cloud Native
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (20.93%) MVC
14 8 (18.60%) Hibernate
14 8 (18.60%) JMS
14 8 (18.60%) TeamCity
14 8 (18.60%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (18.60%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (16.28%) Ansible
15 7 (16.28%) Docker
15 7 (16.28%) IBM Cloud
15 7 (16.28%) Bluemix
15 7 (16.28%) Greenfield Project

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 18 (41.86%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (9.30%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) WildFly
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 20 (46.51%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (23.26%) PaaS
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (16.28%) Bluemix
4 7 (16.28%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (9.30%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.65%) SaaS
7 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.60%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (18.60%) TeamCity
3 5 (11.63%) Maven
4 4 (9.30%) JUnit
4 4 (9.30%) Mockito
5 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.65%) git-flow
7 1 (2.33%) Gradle
7 1 (2.33%) Selenium
7 1 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Java Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Software Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (13.95%) iOS Developer
6 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Software Manager
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Azure Developer
8 1 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Finance Manager
8 1 (2.33%) PHP Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) SAP Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) Spring
2 14 (32.56%) RESTful
2 14 (32.56%) Web Services
3 13 (30.23%) Spring Boot
4 12 (27.91%) XML
5 8 (18.60%) Hibernate
5 8 (18.60%) JMS
6 7 (16.28%) J2EE
6 7 (16.28%) JDBC
6 7 (16.28%) JMX
6 7 (16.28%) JSON
7 5 (11.63%) HTML
7 5 (11.63%) Spring Integration
7 5 (11.63%) XSLT
8 4 (9.30%) .NET
8 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
8 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (9.30%) NHibernate
9 3 (6.98%) jQuery
9 3 (6.98%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Cloud Native
2 7 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Fintech
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) IVR
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.63%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (62.79%) Microservices
3 18 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (30.23%) TDD
5 11 (25.58%) Scrum
6 9 (20.93%) MVC
7 8 (18.60%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (16.28%) BDD
8 7 (16.28%) Kanban
8 7 (16.28%) OO
8 7 (16.28%) SOA
8 7 (16.28%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (13.95%) iOS Development
9 6 (13.95%) Mobile Development
10 5 (11.63%) Web Development
11 4 (9.30%) DevOps
11 4 (9.30%) Software Delivery
12 3 (6.98%) Front End Development
13 2 (4.65%) SDLC
13 2 (4.65%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) Java
2 18 (41.86%) Ruby
3 17 (39.53%) Go
4 6 (13.95%) Apple Swift
4 6 (13.95%) Objective-C
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.63%) Python
6 4 (9.30%) C#
6 4 (9.30%) SQL
7 1 (2.33%) ABAP
7 1 (2.33%) ES6
7 1 (2.33%) Groovy
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Ansible
2 1 (2.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Apple
2 2 (4.65%) Avaya
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago