The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 199 183 187
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 12 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.24% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.65% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 33
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£538 £588 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £479 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £648 £735
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00
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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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2192 2159 2709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.72% 37.43% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1745 1563 1987
Average daily rate £475 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Reference Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Reference Data
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 20 (52.63%) Banking
2 18 (47.37%) Finance
3 12 (31.58%) Data Modelling
4 11 (28.95%) Investment Banking
5 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) Fixed Income
6 9 (23.68%) Data Management
7 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
7 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
7 7 (18.42%) Data Quality
7 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.79%) Data Mapping
9 5 (13.16%) Migration
9 5 (13.16%) GoldenSource
10 4 (10.53%) Derivative
10 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
10 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
10 4 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (10.53%) User Stories
11 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
11 3 (7.89%) Linux
11 3 (7.89%) Java
11 3 (7.89%) Oracle
11 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
11 3 (7.89%) MS Office

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
1 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (2.63%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.63%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Toad
1 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
1 1 (2.63%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (2.63%) NUnit
1 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Axure RP
General
1 20 (52.63%) Banking
2 18 (47.37%) Finance
3 11 (28.95%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Legal
5 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Analyst
2 18 (47.37%) Business Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) Data Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Developer
5 3 (7.89%) IT Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Data Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Junior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) XML
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.63%) FpML
3 1 (2.63%) WCF
3 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Fixed Income
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.53%) Derivative
4 2 (5.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (5.26%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.26%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (2.63%) CMDB
5 1 (2.63%) APACS
5 1 (2.63%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Data Modelling
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Data Management
4 7 (18.42%) Data Analysis
4 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) Data Mapping
6 5 (13.16%) Migration
7 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) User Stories
8 3 (7.89%) Pair Programming
8 3 (7.89%) Change Management
8 3 (7.89%) Extreme Programming
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
9 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.26%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.26%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.26%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.26%) FATCA
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Control-M
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) GoldenSource
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Vermilion
4 2 (5.26%) Tradeweb
4 2 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (5.26%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.63%) Perforce
5 1 (2.63%) Teradata
5 1 (2.63%) Sun
5 1 (2.63%) Murex
5 1 (2.63%) SunGard
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) Pega
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