The table below looks at the statistics for ResourceLink skills 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 ResourceLink over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NGA HR ResourceLink Aurora
Rank 74 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ResourceLink 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% - 0.72%
As % of the Business Applications category 8.16% - 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £381
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -27.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Business Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
49 35 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.51% 5.01% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 30 34
Average daily rate £350 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £8.50 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-35.00% -2.77%

ResourceLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

ResourceLink Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

ResourceLink Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Top 29 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink.

1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) System Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) VB6
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Northgate
3 2 (33.33%) Back Office
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) COBOL
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) XHTML
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Ingres
3 2 (33.33%) SAS

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Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing ResourceLink 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 ResourceLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) IT Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Payroll Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) VB6
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) COBOL
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Northgate
1 2 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (33.33%) SAP