The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
Rank 84 92 84
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% 0.072% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.28% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £520 £200 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -41.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -50.49%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
365 362 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.88% 26.01% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 265 200
Median daily rate £410 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 17
Median hourly rate £18.35 £16.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.68% +30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.90 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Reference Data
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Reference Data
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source Development
2 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source Development
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk