The 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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank - - 78
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £369
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
226 158 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.62% 27.34% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 89 114
Average daily rate £350 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £161 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 18
Average hourly rate £15.29 £17.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.39 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £40.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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