The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 69 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.34% - 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% - 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate
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£145 - £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
- +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
279 148 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 31.85% 20.79% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 61 71
Average daily rate £350 £313 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £16.60 £15.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Reference Data
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Reference Data also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Reference Data.

1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Information Management
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Reference Data also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Reference Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Assistant
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing