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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 91 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.16% 0.12% 0.078%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.49% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £298 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
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
449 405 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.15% 25.20% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 206 194
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.87% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.68 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £29.40 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model

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 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Business Integration Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Data Integration Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle