The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
South East / East Sussex
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - - 1.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £400
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 Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
54 84 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 27.27% 32.94% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 61 79
Median daily rate £350 £325 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £462 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 13
Median hourly rate £11.17 £39.00 £22.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.37% +76.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.60 £14.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £39.00 £55.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex