The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 448 404 406
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +2
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 132 176 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 1.08% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 106 113
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£525 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £408 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £658 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £478 £463
% change year-on-year
-5.75% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £10.81 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £10.81 -
% change year-on-year
+200.78% -
Reference Data
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15614 16308 13736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.84% 31.74% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9701 10185 8420
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £236 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 628 663
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -14.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in England

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Reference Data across the England region.

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in England

Reference Data
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram in England

Reference Data
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the England region.

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in England

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -47 85 £550 - 17
Yorkshire -11 15 £425 -27.65% 2
South West +11 13 £550 +15.18%
South East -19 7 £400 -8.57% 3
East of England +15 1 - -
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 88 (39.29%) Finance
2 83 (37.05%) Banking
3 77 (34.38%) Data Modelling
4 60 (26.79%) SQL
5 51 (22.77%) Investment Banking
6 43 (19.20%) Data Management
7 39 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (16.96%) Data Architecture
9 33 (14.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (14.73%) Data Analysis
9 33 (14.73%) Business Analysis
10 32 (14.29%) Data Quality
11 31 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (13.39%) Oracle
13 28 (12.50%) Data Integration
14 26 (11.61%) Management Information System
15 25 (11.16%) Microsoft
16 23 (10.27%) Data Mapping
17 22 (9.82%) Data Governance
17 22 (9.82%) Java
18 21 (9.38%) Fixed Income
19 20 (8.93%) Migration
20 19 (8.48%) Equities
20 19 (8.48%) Data Warehouse
21 18 (8.04%) ETL
21 18 (8.04%) Retail
22 17 (7.59%) Linux
23 16 (7.14%) FATCA
24 15 (6.70%) Mentoring
24 15 (6.70%) Relational Database

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (2.68%) SAS
2 4 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.89%) IIS
3 2 (0.89%) Apache
3 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.89%) GlassFish
3 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.45%) FileNet
4 1 (0.45%) CMS
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.45%) Lync
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.91%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.68%) MS Office
4 4 (1.79%) PowerPivot
4 4 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (5.36%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.68%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.34%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (1.34%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.89%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.45%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.45%) Global One
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.45%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.45%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.34%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.89%) SNA
1 2 (0.89%) SAN
1 2 (0.89%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) Firewall
2 1 (0.45%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (0.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.48%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (6.70%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.91%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.46%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.02%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.23%) DB2
6 5 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.23%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.79%) DB2 UDB
7 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.79%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.79%) KDB
8 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.34%) Sqoop
8 3 (1.34%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.34%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.46%) JIRA
2 7 (3.13%) Toad
3 3 (1.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.34%) Selenium
3 3 (1.34%) ERwin
4 2 (0.89%) CruiseControl
4 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.89%) Hudson
4 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.89%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (0.89%) Ant
5 1 (0.45%) JUnit
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.45%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.45%) PeopleTools
5 1 (0.45%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 88 (39.29%) Finance
2 83 (37.05%) Banking
3 51 (22.77%) Investment Banking
4 18 (8.04%) Retail
5 15 (6.70%) Financial Institution
6 12 (5.36%) Legal
6 12 (5.36%) Back Office
7 10 (4.46%) Front Office
8 8 (3.57%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.34%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.89%) Billing
11 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 94 (41.96%) Analyst
2 60 (26.79%) Business Analyst
3 43 (19.20%) Architect
4 40 (17.86%) Data Analyst
5 36 (16.07%) Developer
6 16 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 16 (7.14%) Data Architect
7 13 (5.80%) Consultant
7 13 (5.80%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.91%) Java Developer
8 11 (4.91%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 10 (4.46%) Banking Business Analyst
9 10 (4.46%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (3.57%) Data Business Analyst
11 7 (3.13%) Reference Data Business Analyst
11 7 (3.13%) Senior Business Analyst
11 7 (3.13%) Data Modeller
12 6 (2.68%) Ab Initio Developer
12 6 (2.68%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.91%) XML
2 8 (3.57%) Middleware
3 7 (3.13%) .NET
4 3 (1.34%) J2EE
4 3 (1.34%) FpML
4 3 (1.34%) HTML
4 3 (1.34%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.34%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.34%) Spring
4 3 (1.34%) HTML5
4 3 (1.34%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.89%) D3.js
5 2 (0.89%) Lucene
6 1 (0.45%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.45%) WPF
6 1 (0.45%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.45%) RESTful
6 1 (0.45%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 26 (11.61%) Management Information System
4 21 (9.38%) Fixed Income
5 19 (8.48%) Equities
6 15 (6.70%) Derivative
7 8 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.68%) Visualisation
10 5 (2.23%) Data Structures
10 5 (2.23%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.34%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.34%) Open Source
12 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.89%) Social Network
12 2 (0.89%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.89%) NHS
12 2 (0.89%) ASIC
12 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.59%) Linux
2 14 (6.25%) UNIX
3 13 (5.80%) Windows
4 3 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.89%) Solaris
6 1 (0.45%) MVS
6 1 (0.45%) VME
6 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (34.38%) Data Modelling
2 43 (19.20%) Data Management
3 39 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (16.96%) Data Architecture
5 33 (14.73%) Data Analysis
5 33 (14.73%) Business Analysis
5 33 (14.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (10.27%) Data Mapping
7 22 (9.82%) Data Governance
8 20 (8.93%) Migration
9 18 (8.04%) ETL
10 15 (6.70%) Mentoring
11 14 (6.25%) Information Management
11 14 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (5.80%) Analytics
13 12 (5.36%) Data Migration
13 12 (5.36%) Investment Management
13 12 (5.36%) Asset Management
13 12 (5.36%) PRINCE
13 12 (5.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (26.79%) SQL
2 22 (9.82%) Java
3 7 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 6 (2.68%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.23%) C#
5 5 (2.23%) Perl
6 3 (1.34%) C
6 3 (1.34%) C++
6 3 (1.34%) Scala
7 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.45%) SQR
Qualifications
1 8 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.68%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.23%) ISEB
3 5 (2.23%) Degree
4 1 (0.45%) PhD
4 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (14.29%) Data Quality
2 16 (7.14%) FATCA
3 11 (4.91%) EMIR
4 9 (4.02%) QA
5 8 (3.57%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (1.34%) COREP
6 3 (1.34%) FINREP
6 3 (1.34%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.89%) SLA
7 2 (0.89%) MiFID
8 1 (0.45%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (1.34%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.23%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.34%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (13.39%) Oracle
2 25 (11.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.46%) Informatica
3 10 (4.46%) Trillium
4 8 (3.57%) IBM
4 8 (3.57%) GoldenSource
5 7 (3.13%) Ab Initio
6 6 (2.68%) WorldPay
7 5 (2.23%) Tableau
7 5 (2.23%) Bloomberg
7 5 (2.23%) Teradata
8 4 (1.79%) Greenplum
8 4 (1.79%) Sybase
9 3 (1.34%) SunGard
9 3 (1.34%) Murex
9 3 (1.34%) Vermilion
9 3 (1.34%) Reuters
10 2 (0.89%) Tradeweb
10 2 (0.89%) Pega
10 2 (0.89%) Palantir
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