The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £94
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Reference Data
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
138 117 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.28% 25.05% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 80 53
Median daily rate £368 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 18
Median hourly rate £41.75 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.22% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £45.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%