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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 57 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.16% 0.26% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 1.10% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £400 £563
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 - -
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
168 182 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.23% 23.54% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 102 80
Average daily rate £275 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £113 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £49.41 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.31% +1.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Anomaly Detection
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) C#

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Anomaly Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (50.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk