Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 63 73
Rank change year-on-year -34 +10 +11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 21 24 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.27% 1.98% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.30% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 32
Milton Keynes median daily rate £500 £383 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.72% +4.79% -10.98%
10th Percentile £460 £313 £300
90th Percentile £525 £503 £635
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £485 £381 £365
% change year-on-year +27.21% +4.45% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - £50.00 -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +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 1,380 1,042 1,465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.59% 85.83% 82.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 624 754
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +6.45% +10.71%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £529
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.96% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 44
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.71% +8.46%
10th Percentile £9.15 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £24.50 £38.75 £20.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.93
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.84% +22.54%

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 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 2018, 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 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Java
3 9 (42.86%) PaaS
3 9 (42.86%) Microservices
3 9 (42.86%) Cloud Native
4 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (38.10%) Go
4 8 (38.10%) OpenShift
4 8 (38.10%) Cloud Foundry
4 8 (38.10%) Banking
4 8 (38.10%) Ruby
5 5 (23.81%) Bluetooth
5 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
5 5 (23.81%) Android Development
5 5 (23.81%) iOS Development
5 5 (23.81%) Xamarin
5 5 (23.81%) Android
5 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Automotive
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) JIRA
7 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) Blue Prism
8 2 (9.52%) Robotic Process Automation
8 2 (9.52%) Infotainment
8 2 (9.52%) Business Process Modelling
8 2 (9.52%) Open Source

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 8 (38.10%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) PaaS
2 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (38.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) GitLab
3 1 (4.76%) Gradle
3 1 (4.76%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Automotive
4 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 13 (61.90%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) UI Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Engineering Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Software Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.76%) EJB
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) Java EE
2 1 (4.76%) JMS
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Cloud Native
2 5 (23.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Infotainment
4 2 (9.52%) Robotics
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Android
1 5 (23.81%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Microservices
3 5 (23.81%) Android Development
3 5 (23.81%) iOS Development
4 2 (9.52%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Data Management
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (9.52%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Project Governance
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Telematics
4 2 (9.52%) User Stories
5 1 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) Go
2 8 (38.10%) Ruby
3 2 (9.52%) C
3 2 (9.52%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Perl
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Scala
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.52%) PMP
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Xamarin
2 2 (9.52%) Blue Prism
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat