The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.76% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£503 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £457
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -12.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £23.87
% change year-on-year
- -49.73%
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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 Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
217 161 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.54% 26.01% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 111 148
Average daily rate £360 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £469 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -60.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £35.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Reference Data
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the Bristol region.

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Reference Data
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 7 (100.00%) Validation
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (85.71%) Replication
2 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 6 (85.71%) MS Visio
2 6 (85.71%) Data Modelling
2 6 (85.71%) Information Assurance
2 6 (85.71%) Information Architecture
3 5 (71.43%) CESG
3 5 (71.43%) Casewise
4 4 (57.14%) Data Security
5 3 (42.86%) Information Management
5 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
6 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
7 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (14.29%) Degree

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Information Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Information Assurance Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Data Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Information Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Replication
2 5 (71.43%) CESG
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Validation
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (85.71%) Data Modelling
2 6 (85.71%) Information Assurance
2 6 (85.71%) Information Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) Data Security
4 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
4 3 (42.86%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Casewise