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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 174 180 179
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 17 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.42% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 1.09% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 27
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£550 £594 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £469 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £500 £463
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.81 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+38.82% -63.98%
Reference Data
London

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
1944 2291 2450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.99% 38.48% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1530 1759 1836
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 55
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.10 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.55 £47.74 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Banking
3 15 (38.46%) Data Modelling
4 13 (33.33%) SQL
5 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (28.21%) Data Mapping
7 10 (25.64%) Data Analysis
7 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
7 10 (25.64%) Migration
8 9 (23.08%) Investment Banking
8 9 (23.08%) Data Management
9 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (20.51%) Data Quality
9 8 (20.51%) SDLC
10 7 (17.95%) Data Migration
10 7 (17.95%) Fixed Income
10 7 (17.95%) Financial Institution
11 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (15.38%) Data Governance
12 5 (12.82%) WorldPay
12 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
12 5 (12.82%) GoldenSource
13 4 (10.26%) User Stories
14 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
14 3 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
14 3 (7.69%) Pair Programming
14 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (7.69%) Derivative
14 3 (7.69%) Legal
14 3 (7.69%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (2.56%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.13%) MS Office
1 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (2.56%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.56%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.56%) DB2
4 1 (2.56%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (2.56%) Toad
1 1 (2.56%) TestDirector
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Banking
3 9 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 7 (17.95%) Financial Institution
5 3 (7.69%) Legal
6 1 (2.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Analyst
2 16 (41.03%) Business Analyst
3 13 (33.33%) Data Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Reference Data Business Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Data Modeller
7 1 (2.56%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) RESTful
2 1 (2.56%) FpML
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.69%) Derivative
3 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.13%) Equities
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) APACS
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Data Modelling
2 11 (28.21%) Data Mapping
3 10 (25.64%) Data Analysis
3 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
3 10 (25.64%) Migration
4 9 (23.08%) Data Management
5 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.51%) SDLC
6 7 (17.95%) Data Migration
7 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.38%) Data Governance
8 4 (10.26%) User Stories
9 3 (7.69%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (7.69%) Pair Programming
9 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
10 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) C++
3 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.13%) FATCA
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) WorldPay
1 5 (12.82%) GoldenSource
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Bloomberg
3 2 (5.13%) Tradeweb
4 1 (2.56%) Pega
4 1 (2.56%) Vermilion
4 1 (2.56%) Actimize
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Sun
4 1 (2.56%) Murex
4 1 (2.56%) SunGard
4 1 (2.56%) Informatica
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