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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 524 508 447
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -61
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 102 144 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.82% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 106 112
Median daily rate £550 £525 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £400 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £650 £651
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
16443 17609 17174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.44% 33.41% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10715 11190 10507
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 745 747
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.91 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £43.92 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 88 £563 +7.14% 12
East of England +17 8 £475 -
South East -2 3 £460 -8.00% 1
South West +10 1 £400 -9.09% 2
West Midlands -21 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Reference Data
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Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 England region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 97 (45.33%) Finance
2 70 (32.71%) Banking
3 69 (32.24%) SQL
4 66 (30.84%) Data Modelling
5 63 (29.44%) Data Management
6 50 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (23.36%) Data Quality
7 44 (20.56%) Investment Banking
8 39 (18.22%) Oracle
8 39 (18.22%) Master Data Management
9 37 (17.29%) Java
10 34 (15.89%) Data Integration
11 32 (14.95%) XML
12 31 (14.49%) Data Architecture
12 31 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (12.62%) Data Analysis
13 27 (12.62%) Business Analysis
14 25 (11.68%) QA
15 24 (11.21%) Migration
16 23 (10.75%) Data Governance
17 22 (10.28%) Data Warehouse
18 21 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (9.81%) Microsoft
18 21 (9.81%) Front Office
19 20 (9.35%) Fixed Income
19 20 (9.35%) Equities
19 20 (9.35%) Asset Management
20 19 (8.88%) GoldenSource
21 17 (7.94%) ETL
22 16 (7.48%) Project Management

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (4.21%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.34%) Confluence
3 4 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.93%) IIS
4 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.74%) MS Office
3 6 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.40%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.93%) HFM
3 2 (0.93%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.47%) Maximo
4 1 (0.47%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.47%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) DSL
2 3 (1.40%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.47%) CTI
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) LDAP
3 1 (0.47%) SNA
3 1 (0.47%) WAN
3 1 (0.47%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.28%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (7.48%) Oracle Database
3 15 (7.01%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.01%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.14%) Big Data
5 10 (4.67%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.21%) Hadoop
6 9 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.74%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.27%) IBM InfoSphere
9 6 (2.80%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.80%) HBase
9 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.40%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 3 (1.40%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (5.61%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (4.21%) JIRA
3 5 (2.34%) Ant
3 5 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.87%) Maven
4 4 (1.87%) Subversion
5 3 (1.40%) Toad
6 2 (0.93%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.93%) ERwin
6 2 (0.93%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.47%) Protractor
7 1 (0.47%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.47%) Selenium
7 1 (0.47%) TestLink
7 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
General
1 97 (45.33%) Finance
2 70 (32.71%) Banking
3 44 (20.56%) Investment Banking
4 21 (9.81%) Front Office
5 14 (6.54%) Legal
5 14 (6.54%) Retail
6 13 (6.07%) Back Office
7 11 (5.14%) General Ledger
8 9 (4.21%) Publishing
9 6 (2.80%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.87%) International Banking
10 4 (1.87%) Marketing
10 4 (1.87%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.40%) Electronics
11 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 83 (38.79%) Analyst
2 54 (25.23%) Architect
3 53 (24.77%) Business Analyst
4 34 (15.89%) Developer
5 32 (14.95%) Data Analyst
6 31 (14.49%) Data Business Analyst
7 28 (13.08%) Reference Data Analyst
8 25 (11.68%) Data Architect
9 20 (9.35%) Reference Data Business Analyst
10 18 (8.41%) Project Manager
11 13 (6.07%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (5.14%) SQL Developer
13 10 (4.67%) Java Developer
13 10 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (4.67%) Senior Business Analyst
14 9 (4.21%) Scala Developer
15 8 (3.74%) Banking Analyst
15 8 (3.74%) Integration Architect
16 7 (3.27%) Oracle Solutions Architect
16 7 (3.27%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.95%) XML
2 16 (7.48%) FpML
3 11 (5.14%) Middleware
4 8 (3.74%) JSON
5 7 (3.27%) HTML
6 5 (2.34%) JSON Schema
6 5 (2.34%) Web Services
6 5 (2.34%) XSLT
7 4 (1.87%) WSDL
8 3 (1.40%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (1.40%) HTML5
8 3 (1.40%) Java EE
8 3 (1.40%) MDX
8 3 (1.40%) REST
8 3 (1.40%) SOAP
8 3 (1.40%) XSD
9 2 (0.93%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.93%) CSS
9 2 (0.93%) CSS3
9 2 (0.93%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.89%) Data Integration
2 31 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.35%) Equities
3 20 (9.35%) Fixed Income
4 15 (7.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (5.14%) Derivative
6 8 (3.74%) ASIC
6 8 (3.74%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.80%) DTCC
7 6 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.80%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.87%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.87%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.40%) Statistics
9 3 (1.40%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.40%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.40%) User Experience
10 2 (0.93%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.07%) Unix
2 8 (3.74%) Linux
3 4 (1.87%) Windows
4 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (30.84%) Data Modelling
2 63 (29.44%) Data Management
3 50 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (18.22%) Master Data Management
5 31 (14.49%) Data Architecture
6 27 (12.62%) Business Analysis
6 27 (12.62%) Data Analysis
7 24 (11.21%) Migration
8 23 (10.75%) Data Governance
9 21 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (9.35%) Asset Management
11 17 (7.94%) ETL
12 16 (7.48%) Project Management
13 15 (7.01%) Target Operating Model
13 15 (7.01%) Workflow
14 13 (6.07%) Analytics
14 13 (6.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (6.07%) Validation
15 12 (5.61%) Release Management
16 11 (5.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 69 (32.24%) SQL
2 37 (17.29%) Java
3 10 (4.67%) Scala
4 7 (3.27%) C#
5 6 (2.80%) C++
5 6 (2.80%) SPARQL
6 5 (2.34%) C
6 5 (2.34%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.34%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.34%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.34%) VB
7 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.93%) AWK
8 2 (0.93%) Python
9 1 (0.47%) Perl
9 1 (0.47%) R
9 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.01%) Degree
3 13 (6.07%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.80%) ISEB
5 3 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) HNC
6 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (23.36%) Data Quality
2 25 (11.68%) QA
3 15 (7.01%) MiFID
4 14 (6.54%) EMIR
5 6 (2.80%) ISO20022
6 4 (1.87%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (1.40%) Basel III
7 3 (1.40%) FATCA
8 2 (0.93%) FINREP
9 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.47%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.47%) SLA
9 1 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 39 (18.22%) Oracle
2 21 (9.81%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.88%) GoldenSource
4 13 (6.07%) Bloomberg
5 12 (5.61%) Talend
6 11 (5.14%) Reuters
7 10 (4.67%) IBM
7 10 (4.67%) Informatica
8 5 (2.34%) SAP
9 4 (1.87%) Sybase
10 2 (0.93%) HP
10 2 (0.93%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.93%) Jaspersoft
10 2 (0.93%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.47%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.47%) Alias
11 1 (0.47%) Calypso
11 1 (0.47%) Murex
11 1 (0.47%) Siebel
11 1 (0.47%) SimCorp
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