The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank - 80 -
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.17% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £525 £463
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.81 -
% change year-on-year
+38.82% -
Reference Data
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
305 284 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.46% 23.79% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 173 81
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £233 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +101.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Reference Data
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Code Coverage
1 2 (66.67%) GIS
1 2 (66.67%) ESRI
1 2 (66.67%) ArcGIS
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) WebLOAD
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSDE
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) ArcGIS
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSDE
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
1 2 (66.67%) WebLOAD
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Code Coverage
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ESRI
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