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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 101 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.51% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.74% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £638 £500 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% +35.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £478 £500
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £10.81
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +38.82%
Reference Data
West Yorkshire

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
520 403 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.23% 29.18% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 279 212
Median daily rate £413 £375 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 9
Median hourly rate £14.13 £12.10 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.71% -19.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (80.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Billing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Reference Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mapping
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland