The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 81 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.079% - 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% - 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£70 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year
- -5.84%
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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 Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
319 221 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.32% 21.73% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 98 112
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £150 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 19
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £11.80 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £16.75 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Reference Data
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Support Assistant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Information Management
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing