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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 477 476 487
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 134 143 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.28% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 0.84% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 96 103
Median daily rate £520 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £631 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
14923 16998 16929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.64% 33.56% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9677 10832 10863
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 724 719
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.51 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -4 103 £525 -4.54% 4
South West +21 14 £525 +19.31%
East of England +19 8 £450 -
South East +13 6 £525 +16.66%
Yorkshire +7 2 £520 - 1
West Midlands -10 1 £489 -0.20%
East Midlands - 1 £489 -
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 104 (43.70%) Finance
2 74 (31.09%) Data Modelling
3 70 (29.41%) Banking
4 59 (24.79%) Data Management
5 57 (23.95%) SQL
6 46 (19.33%) Investment Banking
7 44 (18.49%) Oracle
8 41 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (15.13%) Data Quality
10 35 (14.71%) Java
11 34 (14.29%) Data Architecture
12 32 (13.45%) XML
13 31 (13.03%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (13.03%) ETL
13 31 (13.03%) Data Integration
14 30 (12.61%) Master Data Management
14 30 (12.61%) Business Analysis
15 28 (11.76%) Security Cleared
16 27 (11.34%) Data Governance
17 25 (10.50%) KYC
18 24 (10.08%) Analytics
19 23 (9.66%) SC Cleared
20 22 (9.24%) Oracle Database
20 22 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (9.24%) Equities
21 21 (8.82%) Fixed Income
21 21 (8.82%) QA
22 20 (8.40%) Data Analysis
23 19 (7.98%) GoldenSource
23 19 (7.98%) Business Intelligence

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 10 (4.20%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.26%) Apache
2 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.84%) Confluence
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.84%) SAS
3 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.42%) JBoss
4 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.94%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (2.10%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.26%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.84%) HFM
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.42%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.42%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.42%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.84%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.94%) DSL
2 6 (2.52%) Network Security
3 3 (1.26%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.84%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.42%) CTI
5 1 (0.42%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.03%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (9.24%) Oracle Database
3 18 (7.56%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.62%) Big Data
5 11 (4.62%) Hadoop
5 11 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.78%) Data Mart
7 8 (3.36%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.94%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.94%) HBase
9 6 (2.52%) BusinessObjects XI
9 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.10%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.26%) DataStage
12 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.26%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 3 (1.26%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.52%) JIRA
2 5 (2.10%) Ant
2 5 (2.10%) Subversion
3 4 (1.68%) Maven
4 3 (1.26%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.26%) Toad
5 2 (0.84%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.84%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.84%) ERwin
5 2 (0.84%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.84%) JMeter
6 1 (0.42%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.42%) TestLink
6 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 104 (43.70%) Finance
2 70 (29.41%) Banking
3 46 (19.33%) Investment Banking
4 18 (7.56%) Front Office
5 15 (6.30%) Retail
6 14 (5.88%) Back Office
7 10 (4.20%) General Ledger
7 10 (4.20%) Legal
8 9 (3.78%) Publishing
9 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.26%) German Language
9 3 (1.26%) Marketing
10 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 96 (40.34%) Analyst
2 65 (27.31%) Architect
2 65 (27.31%) Business Analyst
3 42 (17.65%) Data Business Analyst
4 37 (15.55%) Developer
5 36 (15.13%) Data Architect
6 26 (10.92%) Reference Data Analyst
7 25 (10.50%) Reference Data Business Analyst
8 20 (8.40%) Data Analyst
9 15 (6.30%) Project Manager
10 13 (5.46%) Technical Architect
11 11 (4.62%) Banking Analyst
12 10 (4.20%) Java Developer
12 10 (4.20%) Oracle Developer
13 9 (3.78%) DBA
13 9 (3.78%) Oracle DBA
13 9 (3.78%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (3.78%) Senior Business Analyst
13 9 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.36%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.45%) XML
2 15 (6.30%) FpML
3 13 (5.46%) HTML
4 8 (3.36%) Middleware
5 7 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (2.94%) XSLT
6 6 (2.52%) HTML5
7 5 (2.10%) CSS
7 5 (2.10%) CSS3
7 5 (2.10%) Django
7 5 (2.10%) JSON
7 5 (2.10%) JSON Schema
8 4 (1.68%) Web Services
9 3 (1.26%) MDX
9 3 (1.26%) XSD
10 2 (0.84%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.84%) LAPP Stack
11 1 (0.42%) Apache Tez
11 1 (0.42%) FIXML
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.03%) Data Integration
2 22 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.24%) Equities
3 21 (8.82%) Fixed Income
4 15 (6.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (5.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (5.04%) Derivative
7 8 (3.36%) ASIC
7 8 (3.36%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.94%) Credit Risk
9 6 (2.52%) DTCC
9 6 (2.52%) Market Risk
9 6 (2.52%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (2.52%) SWIFT
10 5 (2.10%) Taxonomies
11 3 (1.26%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.26%) Data Centre
11 3 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.26%) User Experience
11 3 (1.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.72%) Unix
2 8 (3.36%) Linux
3 6 (2.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (31.09%) Data Modelling
2 59 (24.79%) Data Management
3 41 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 31 (13.03%) ETL
6 30 (12.61%) Business Analysis
6 30 (12.61%) Master Data Management
7 27 (11.34%) Data Governance
8 25 (10.50%) KYC
9 24 (10.08%) Analytics
10 20 (8.40%) Data Analysis
11 19 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (7.14%) Migration
12 17 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
13 16 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (6.30%) Information Security
15 14 (5.88%) Data Security
15 14 (5.88%) Project Management
16 13 (5.46%) Cybersecurity
16 13 (5.46%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 57 (23.95%) SQL
2 35 (14.71%) Java
3 13 (5.46%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.36%) C#
4 8 (3.36%) Scala
5 7 (2.94%) Python
6 6 (2.52%) C
6 6 (2.52%) C++
6 6 (2.52%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.52%) SPARQL
7 5 (2.10%) VB
8 2 (0.84%) AWK
8 2 (0.84%) PHP
8 2 (0.84%) R
8 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.04%) Degree
4 4 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.26%) ISEB
6 2 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.13%) Data Quality
2 21 (8.82%) QA
3 18 (7.56%) FATCA
4 16 (6.72%) EMIR
4 16 (6.72%) MiFID
5 13 (5.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (5.46%) PCI DSS
6 4 (1.68%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (1.68%) Solvency II
7 3 (1.26%) Basel III
8 2 (0.84%) COBIT
8 2 (0.84%) FINREP
9 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.42%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.42%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (5.46%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.84%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (18.49%) Oracle
2 19 (7.98%) GoldenSource
3 15 (6.30%) Splunk
4 13 (5.46%) Informatica
4 13 (5.46%) Intel Security
4 13 (5.46%) VMware
5 9 (3.78%) IBM
5 9 (3.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.36%) Bloomberg
7 7 (2.94%) Reuters
8 4 (1.68%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.26%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.26%) Sybase
9 3 (1.26%) Talend
10 2 (0.84%) HP
10 2 (0.84%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.84%) Jaspersoft
11 1 (0.42%) Calypso
11 1 (0.42%) SimCorp
11 1 (0.42%) Tableau