The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 80 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% - 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £456 £393
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +16.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.81 - £17.00
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
221 126 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.21% 16.73% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 54 82
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.28% -61.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Reference Data
Scotland

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 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (100.00%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (50.00%) BI-SAM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Linedata
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (100.00%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BI-SAM
1 1 (50.00%) Linedata