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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 92 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.13% - 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £344 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £478
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £10.81
% change year-on-year
-52.30% +200.78%
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
488 351 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.51% 23.80% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 199 156
Median daily rate £425 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 10
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.48% +53.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (60.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Pega
3 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) EMIR
3 1 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking

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 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modeller
3 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Management
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (40.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Process Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (20.00%) EMIR
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Pega