Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 98 63
Rank change year-on-year +28 -35 +11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 25 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.16% 1.27% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 1.51% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 20
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £500 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +30.72% +4.79%
10th Percentile £369 £460 £313
90th Percentile £595 £525 £503
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £485 £381
% change year-on-year -14.43% +27.21% +4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
10th Percentile £41.75 - £47.50
90th Percentile £48.25 - £52.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -13.64% +29.41% -

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 1,023 1,389 1,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 88.57% 84.13% 86.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 746 627
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £415 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +0.61% +6.45%
10th Percentile £232 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £538 £575
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +0.24% +3.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 33
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £10.76 £9.15 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £24.50 £38.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -5.42%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Java
4 6 (24.00%) Spring
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) JIRA
5 5 (20.00%) SaaS
5 5 (20.00%) Java EE
5 5 (20.00%) Node.js
5 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (20.00%) React
5 5 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 5 (20.00%) Redux
5 5 (20.00%) J2EE
5 5 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 4 (16.00%) Jest
6 4 (16.00%) Enzyme
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Thinking
7 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.00%) Microservices
7 3 (12.00%) API Development
7 3 (12.00%) Degree
7 3 (12.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) Banking

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 (12.00%) Drupal
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Primavera
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (4.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Senior Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Lead Architect
6 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (12.00%) React Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (8.00%) UI Architect
7 2 (8.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Spring
2 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (20.00%) J2EE
2 5 (20.00%) Java EE
2 5 (20.00%) Node.js
2 5 (20.00%) React
2 5 (20.00%) Redux
2 5 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 4 (16.00%) Enzyme
3 4 (16.00%) Jest
4 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) CSS
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) RESTful
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) XML
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.00%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Robotics
3 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (4.00%) Robot Operating System
3 1 (4.00%) SafeRTOS
3 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.00%) DevOps
2 4 (16.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 3 (12.00%) API Development
3 3 (12.00%) Microservices
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Development
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.00%) DSDM
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) C++
4 3 (12.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Apple Swift
5 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (4.00%) C
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.00%) Java 8
6 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) APMP
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) OpenText