The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank - - 74
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
140 161 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.05% 26.01% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 71 86
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £226 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £543 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 18
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £14.03 £9.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £41.25 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
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Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Reference Data
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the Hertfordshire region.

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Reference Data
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Taxonomies
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development