The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
England / East Midlands
Rank 91 90 90
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.21% 0.44% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.47% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £375 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +66.66%
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 East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
374 477 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.78% 29.70% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 305 210
Median daily rate £370 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £207 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 28
Median hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £9.64 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.40 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Reference Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Northamptonshire -13 2 £338 -32.50%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £489 -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 2 (66.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk