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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 77 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.55% 0.082% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.35% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
- +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.75
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
341 306 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.26% 24.98% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 140 102
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £221 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +59.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.53 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.89 £17.50 £11.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Informatica
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Analytics
3 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Big Data
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 3 (33.33%) Information Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Social Media
4 3 (33.33%) Information Management
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (33.33%) SAS
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Sybase
4 3 (33.33%) DB2
4 3 (33.33%) OLAP
4 3 (33.33%) SPSS
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
4 3 (33.33%) Teradata
4 3 (33.33%) Data Security

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Markit EDM
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) Big Data
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (11.11%) SAP HANA
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
1 1 (11.11%) ERwin
General
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Management
1 4 (44.44%) Data Architecture
1 4 (44.44%) Analytics
1 4 (44.44%) Master Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 3 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Information Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) ETL
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Data Security
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) ERD
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Informatica
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 3 (33.33%) Sybase
3 3 (33.33%) Cognos
3 3 (33.33%) Teradata
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
Edinburgh
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