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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.54% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£545 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £458 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.65% +22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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South West

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
257 164 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.84% 23.46% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 112 95
Average daily rate £400 £371 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.82% +18.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.20 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £37.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (91.67%) Data Modelling
2 7 (58.33%) Validation
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TOGAF
3 6 (50.00%) Data Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Replication
3 6 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 6 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 6 (50.00%) Information Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) CRM
4 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (41.67%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (41.67%) CESG
4 5 (41.67%) Data Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) Casewise
4 5 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (41.67%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Data Security
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Clustering
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (25.00%) Lync

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (41.67%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (41.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Information Assurance Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 6 (50.00%) Replication
2 5 (41.67%) CESG
3 4 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Data Modelling
2 7 (58.33%) Validation
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TOGAF
3 6 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 6 (50.00%) Information Architecture
4 5 (41.67%) CRM
4 5 (41.67%) Data Architecture
5 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (33.33%) Data Security
6 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Information Management
7 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Casewise
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft