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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 68 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.35% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £563 £415
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +35.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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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
251 190 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.67% 24.68% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 93 53
Average daily rate £350 £384 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.79% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £248 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -7.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Reference Data
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (100.00%) Validation
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) Information Management
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) SAS
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
4 2 (33.33%) Base SAS
4 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (16.67%) VCP4

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Base SAS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Assistant
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Validation
2 4 (66.67%) Information Management
3 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality