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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 84 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.26% 0.18% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.66% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £295 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% -
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
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
395 453 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.65% 27.17% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 224 164
Median daily rate £405 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £235 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Median hourly rate £13.42 £16.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.40% +3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.82 £29.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) SOA

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Business Integration Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle