The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank - 65 74
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.57% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.98% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £340 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £475 £480
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
200 253 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.73% 28.62% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 119 114
Median daily rate £380 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.00% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £12.35 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £68.00 £94.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow