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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.19% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £315
% change year-on-year
- +50.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.00
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
855 948 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.38% 30.12% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 517 363
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £489 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 99 77
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.63 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.29% +0.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £15.23 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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
Suffolk - 4 £475 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 -
Reference Data
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Customer Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
2 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) GoldenSource
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Quality Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Data Quality Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Customer Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) GoldenSource
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