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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
UK / England
Rank 439 485 491
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +6
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 129 126 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.85% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 72 53
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £378 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £636 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £516 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.72% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.09 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -50.49%

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
12966 14829 14296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.00% 31.09% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8398 9705 8943
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 516 540 593
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +27 94 £550 - 11
South East +28 13 £645 +43.22% 3
South West +9 7 £500 +85.18%
East of England +6 6 £481 +1.31% 1
Yorkshire +17 3 £498 +148.75%
East Midlands -2 3 £375 -25.00%
North West +18 2 £450 -21.73% 1
West Midlands 0 1 £489 +7.17%
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 89 (35.60%) Finance
2 83 (33.20%) Data Modelling
3 82 (32.80%) Data Management
4 68 (27.20%) Banking
5 54 (21.60%) Data Architecture
6 48 (19.20%) ETL
7 45 (18.00%) SQL
7 45 (18.00%) Data Governance
7 45 (18.00%) Data Quality
8 39 (15.60%) Data Integration
9 36 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (14.40%) Investment Banking
10 30 (12.00%) KYC
10 30 (12.00%) Master Data Management
11 29 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (11.60%) Data Analysis
11 29 (11.60%) Oracle
12 28 (11.20%) XML
12 28 (11.20%) Splunk
12 28 (11.20%) Security Cleared
13 27 (10.80%) Java
14 26 (10.40%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (10.40%) Business Analysis
14 26 (10.40%) SDLC
15 25 (10.00%) Big Data
15 25 (10.00%) Hadoop
15 25 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 25 (10.00%) Reference Data Management
16 24 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
17 23 (9.20%) SC Cleared

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 5 (2.00%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.60%) SAS
3 3 (1.20%) Apache
3 3 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.80%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) Drupal
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.00%) MS Office
4 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.80%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (2.40%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.60%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.80%) HFM
5 1 (0.40%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.40%) Endur
5 1 (0.40%) Findur
5 1 (0.40%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.80%) IaaS
3 2 (0.80%) PaaS
3 2 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.40%) Slack
4 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.80%) DSL
2 6 (2.40%) Network Security
3 3 (1.20%) SNA
4 2 (0.80%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.80%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.40%) FTP
5 1 (0.40%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.40%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (10.00%) Big Data
2 25 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 23 (9.20%) SQL Server
4 19 (7.60%) HBase
5 18 (7.20%) MongoDB
6 15 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (5.60%) Apache Hive
8 12 (4.80%) Neo4j
8 12 (4.80%) Oracle Database
9 10 (4.00%) Data Mart
10 7 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.40%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (2.00%) Data Lake
12 5 (2.00%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.60%) Pentaho
13 4 (1.60%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (1.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Subversion
1 5 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (1.60%) ERwin
2 4 (1.60%) JUnit
3 3 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.80%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.80%) JIRA
4 2 (0.80%) JMeter
4 2 (0.80%) MagicDraw
4 2 (0.80%) Toad
5 1 (0.40%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.40%) Maven
5 1 (0.40%) Mockito
5 1 (0.40%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.40%) Selenium
5 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.40%) TestLink
General
1 89 (35.60%) Finance
2 68 (27.20%) Banking
3 36 (14.40%) Investment Banking
4 18 (7.20%) Legal
5 15 (6.00%) Retail
6 11 (4.40%) Back Office
7 8 (3.20%) Front Office
7 8 (3.20%) Marketing
8 4 (1.60%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.60%) German Language
9 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.20%) Publishing
10 2 (0.80%) Law
10 2 (0.80%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (36.80%) Analyst
2 74 (29.60%) Architect
3 58 (23.20%) Business Analyst
4 51 (20.40%) Data Architect
5 38 (15.20%) Data Business Analyst
6 33 (13.20%) Developer
7 32 (12.80%) Data Analyst
8 25 (10.00%) Reference Data Analyst
9 24 (9.60%) Reference Data Business Analyst
10 13 (5.20%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.80%) Banking Analyst
12 10 (4.00%) Data Cleansing Analyst
13 9 (3.60%) DBA
13 9 (3.60%) Designer
13 9 (3.60%) Oracle DBA
13 9 (3.60%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (3.60%) Technical Architect
14 8 (3.20%) Senior Analyst
14 8 (3.20%) Senior Business Analyst
14 8 (3.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.20%) XML
2 19 (7.60%) FpML
3 15 (6.00%) HTML
4 10 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (4.00%) Middleware
5 8 (3.20%) HTML5
5 8 (3.20%) XSD
5 8 (3.20%) XSLT
6 7 (2.80%) REST
6 7 (2.80%) SOAP
7 6 (2.40%) Spring
8 5 (2.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.00%) CSS
9 4 (1.60%) .NET
9 4 (1.60%) CSS3
9 4 (1.60%) Django
9 4 (1.60%) FIXML
9 4 (1.60%) Web Services
10 3 (1.20%) J2EE
10 3 (1.20%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.60%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (9.20%) Fixed Income
3 23 (9.20%) Management Information System
4 21 (8.40%) Equities
5 18 (7.20%) Derivative
6 16 (6.40%) Data Structures
7 14 (5.60%) Cyber Defence
7 14 (5.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (3.60%) Taxonomies
9 7 (2.80%) ASIC
10 6 (2.40%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.40%) DTCC
10 6 (2.40%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (2.40%) SWIFT
11 5 (2.00%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.20%) User Experience
13 2 (0.80%) Data Centre
14 1 (0.40%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.80%) Unix
2 8 (3.20%) Linux
3 6 (2.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (33.20%) Data Modelling
2 82 (32.80%) Data Management
3 54 (21.60%) Data Architecture
4 48 (19.20%) ETL
5 45 (18.00%) Data Governance
6 39 (15.60%) Data Integration
7 36 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (12.00%) KYC
8 30 (12.00%) Master Data Management
9 29 (11.60%) Data Analysis
10 26 (10.40%) Business Analysis
10 26 (10.40%) SDLC
11 25 (10.00%) Reference Data Management
12 24 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (8.40%) Analytics
13 21 (8.40%) Project Management
14 20 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
15 19 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (7.20%) Target Operating Model
16 18 (7.20%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.00%) SQL
2 27 (10.80%) Java
3 13 (5.20%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.60%) C#
4 9 (3.60%) Python
5 5 (2.00%) C
6 4 (1.60%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.60%) VB
7 3 (1.20%) PHP
7 3 (1.20%) Scala
8 2 (0.80%) C++
8 2 (0.80%) R
8 2 (0.80%) VBA
9 1 (0.40%) Delphi
9 1 (0.40%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (11.20%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.00%) Degree
4 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.80%) ISEB
6 1 (0.40%) Brainbench
6 1 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (18.00%) Data Quality
2 22 (8.80%) QA
3 21 (8.40%) FATCA
3 21 (8.40%) MiFID
4 18 (7.20%) EMIR
5 15 (6.00%) PCI DSS
6 14 (5.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (2.40%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (2.00%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.80%) COBIT
9 2 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.80%) FINREP
9 2 (0.80%) IFRS
9 2 (0.80%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.80%) SLA
10 1 (0.40%) Basel II
10 1 (0.40%) Basel III
10 1 (0.40%) ISO15022
10 1 (0.40%) ISO20022
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (5.60%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.80%) Nagios
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (11.60%) Oracle
2 28 (11.20%) Splunk
3 14 (5.60%) Intel Security
3 14 (5.60%) VMware
4 13 (5.20%) Informatica
5 12 (4.80%) Cloudera
5 12 (4.80%) MapR
5 12 (4.80%) Nuix
6 10 (4.00%) GoldenSource
6 10 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.00%) Bloomberg
7 5 (2.00%) Talend
8 4 (1.60%) Fidessa
8 4 (1.60%) Reuters
9 3 (1.20%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.80%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.80%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.40%) HP
11 1 (0.40%) IBM
11 1 (0.40%) Sybase
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago