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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 96 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.30% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £588 £463
% change year-on-year
-27.65% +27.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.81 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £10.81 -
% change year-on-year
+200.78% -
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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 East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
424 365 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 25.33% 24.65% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 162 131
Average daily rate £355 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.08 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.73% -30.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.90 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Reference Data
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Data Management
2 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Data Mapping
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (66.67%) Toad
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) GoldenSource
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Toad
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Data Modeller
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Management
2 5 (83.33%) Data Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Data Mapping
3 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) GoldenSource