The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 123 142 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Median daily rate £475 £444 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £475 £480
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
860 873 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.26% 27.97% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 463 518
Median daily rate £350 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 83 99
Median hourly rate £32.27 £23.50 £25.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.31% -8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.69 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.09 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Reference Data
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Suffolk +10 8 £475 -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 of England region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (58.33%) General Ledger
4 6 (50.00%) QA
4 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) GoldenSource
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Management
7 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
7 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (8.33%) KYC
7 1 (8.33%) ETL
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Legal
7 1 (8.33%) Information Security
7 1 (8.33%) Programme Management

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Business Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Data Business Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Reference Data Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Reference Data Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Change Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Change Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Test Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) KYC
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) GoldenSource