The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 77 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.21% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.79% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £700 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £475 £493
% change year-on-year
-6.31% -3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 - -
Reference Data
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
287 252 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.96% 26.47% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 168 126
Median daily rate £415 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £291 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £543 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 16
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.84 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.70% +5.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.48 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £17.50 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -12.04%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -9 1 £700 -
Reference Data
North West

Reference Data
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) CHAID
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Logistic Regression
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Linear Regression

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) CHAID
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Linear Regression
1 1 (100.00%) Logistic Regression
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree