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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank - 71 85
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.100% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.32% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £425 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +57.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -50.49%

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
291 309 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.43% 30.75% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 145 167
Median daily rate £368 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £254 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £527 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £13.39 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £25.80 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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