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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 90 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.45% 0.41% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £500 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £400 £563
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 - -
Reference Data
England

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
458 396 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.57% 27.39% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 215 197
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 36
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.75 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.40% +7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £9.98 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.25 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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
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 9 February 2016.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +9 7 £500 +66.66%
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Data Management
2 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Data Quality
3 5 (71.43%) OLAP Cube
3 5 (71.43%) OLAP
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) NHS
6 2 (28.57%) ETL
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (28.57%) Analytics
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (28.57%) Coaching
6 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
7 1 (14.29%) Tableau
7 1 (14.29%) Power BI
7 1 (14.29%) QA
7 1 (14.29%) QlikView
7 1 (14.29%) Kronos
7 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 1 (14.29%) MS Office
7 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (71.43%) OLAP
2 5 (71.43%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) QlikView
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) ETL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) OLAP Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum Master
2 2 (28.57%) ScrumMaster Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior ETL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior OLAP Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Management
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) Coaching
5 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) Kronos
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau