The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 45 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 18 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.68% 0.24% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 0.25% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Median daily rate £275 £271 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -19.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+29.48% -2.50%
Applications Support
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
650 797 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.73% 97.08% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 441 509
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 46
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +29.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £40.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Milton Keynes region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the Milton Keynes region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Applications Support
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Support across the Milton Keynes region.

Applications Support Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 17 (73.91%) Linux
3 14 (60.87%) Tomcat
3 14 (60.87%) J2SE
3 14 (60.87%) ITIL
3 14 (60.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (52.17%) Bash Shell
4 12 (52.17%) Oracle
4 12 (52.17%) SQL
5 11 (47.83%) XSLT
5 11 (47.83%) Oracle Database
6 10 (43.48%) XML
7 9 (39.13%) XML Schema
7 9 (39.13%) Log4j
8 8 (34.78%) IBM
8 8 (34.78%) Python
9 6 (26.09%) QA
9 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
11 3 (13.04%) Banking
11 3 (13.04%) Intranet
11 3 (13.04%) Internet
11 3 (13.04%) J2EE
11 3 (13.04%) Unix
11 3 (13.04%) Windows
11 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
11 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
12 2 (8.70%) iPad
12 2 (8.70%) Windows Server

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related 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 14 (60.87%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Internet
1 3 (13.04%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Log4j
2 1 (4.35%) LSMW
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) J2SE
2 11 (47.83%) XSLT
3 10 (43.48%) XML
4 9 (39.13%) XML Schema
5 3 (13.04%) J2EE
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) Data Conversion
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) CRM
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
3 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) SDLC
3 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Web Development
3 1 (4.35%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Bash Shell
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 8 (34.78%) IBM
3 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy
5 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
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