The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 348 338 341
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 78 86 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.37% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 1.02% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 55 67
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £670 £735
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £475 £493
% change year-on-year
-6.31% -3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 - -
Reference Data
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7996 8399 8864
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.76% 36.54% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5692 5879 6068
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 142 158
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.20 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £52.17 £41.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.52% -12.04%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in London

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in London

Reference Data
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data across the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram in London

Reference Data
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in London

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +33 9 £625 +21.95% 9
Docklands, London - 1 £500 -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 79 (46.47%) Finance
2 68 (40.00%) Data Quality
3 66 (38.82%) SQL
4 63 (37.06%) Banking
5 60 (35.29%) Data Modelling
6 56 (32.94%) Data Management
7 35 (20.59%) Data Analysis
8 30 (17.65%) Investment Banking
9 29 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (17.06%) Data Integration
9 29 (17.06%) Master Data Management
10 27 (15.88%) Front Office
11 26 (15.29%) Java
12 25 (14.71%) Data Architecture
12 25 (14.71%) Microsoft
13 23 (13.53%) MS Excel
14 22 (12.94%) SQL Server
14 22 (12.94%) Data Governance
15 21 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (12.35%) Fixed Income
15 21 (12.35%) Business Analysis
16 19 (11.18%) Oracle
16 19 (11.18%) Migration
17 18 (10.59%) SDLC
18 16 (9.41%) QA
19 15 (8.82%) Data Migration
19 15 (8.82%) Derivative
20 14 (8.24%) Equities
21 13 (7.65%) Asset Management
21 13 (7.65%) Data Cleansing

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 9 (5.29%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.71%) Apache
3 6 (3.53%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.94%) MS Office
2 5 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) BGP
1 2 (1.18%) Firewall
1 2 (1.18%) PuTTY
1 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.59%) DSL
2 1 (0.59%) LAN
2 1 (0.59%) SNA
2 1 (0.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.65%) Big Data
2 13 (7.65%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.88%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.29%) Hadoop
4 9 (5.29%) HBase
5 8 (4.71%) Apache Hive
5 8 (4.71%) IBM InfoSphere
6 6 (3.53%) MS Access
7 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.76%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.76%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.18%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.06%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (4.71%) Ant
3 5 (2.94%) JIRA
4 4 (2.35%) Toad
5 2 (1.18%) Subversion
6 1 (0.59%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.59%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.59%) Maven
6 1 (0.59%) Protractor
6 1 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 79 (46.47%) Finance
2 63 (37.06%) Banking
3 30 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 27 (15.88%) Front Office
5 7 (4.12%) Back Office
6 6 (3.53%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.53%) Legal
7 4 (2.35%) General Ledger
7 4 (2.35%) International Banking
7 4 (2.35%) Retail
8 3 (1.76%) Publishing
9 1 (0.59%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (40.00%) Analyst
2 41 (24.12%) Business Analyst
3 34 (20.00%) Architect
4 32 (18.82%) Developer
5 28 (16.47%) Data Analyst
6 26 (15.29%) Data Business Analyst
7 22 (12.94%) Reference Data Analyst
8 18 (10.59%) Data Architect
9 11 (6.47%) Reference Data Business Analyst
10 10 (5.88%) Excel Developer
10 10 (5.88%) Project Manager
10 10 (5.88%) Scala Developer
10 10 (5.88%) SQL Developer
11 9 (5.29%) Banking Analyst
11 9 (5.29%) Excel VBA Developer
11 9 (5.29%) VBA Developer
12 8 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (4.12%) Integration Architect
13 7 (4.12%) Technical Architect
14 6 (3.53%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.65%) XML
2 5 (2.94%) JSON
2 5 (2.94%) REST
2 5 (2.94%) SOAP
3 4 (2.35%) Web Services
3 4 (2.35%) WSDL
3 4 (2.35%) XSD
4 3 (1.76%) HTML
4 3 (1.76%) Java EE
4 3 (1.76%) Middleware
5 2 (1.18%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.18%) HTML5
5 2 (1.18%) Rendezvous
5 2 (1.18%) XSLT
6 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.59%) CSS3
6 1 (0.59%) D3.js
6 1 (0.59%) Node.js
6 1 (0.59%) WebGL
6 1 (0.59%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.06%) Data Integration
2 21 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.35%) Fixed Income
3 15 (8.82%) Derivative
4 14 (8.24%) Equities
5 10 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (4.71%) Credit Risk
7 7 (4.12%) Learning Management System
8 5 (2.94%) User Experience
9 4 (2.35%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.35%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.35%) Market Risk
9 4 (2.35%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.76%) Taxonomies
11 2 (1.18%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.18%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.59%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.53%) Unix
2 5 (2.94%) Windows
3 3 (1.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.29%) Data Modelling
2 56 (32.94%) Data Management
3 35 (20.59%) Data Analysis
4 29 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (17.06%) Master Data Management
5 25 (14.71%) Data Architecture
6 22 (12.94%) Data Governance
7 21 (12.35%) Business Analysis
8 19 (11.18%) Migration
9 18 (10.59%) SDLC
10 15 (8.82%) Data Migration
11 13 (7.65%) Asset Management
11 13 (7.65%) Data Cleansing
11 13 (7.65%) Risk Management
12 12 (7.06%) Project Management
13 11 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.47%) Validation
14 10 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (5.29%) Release Management
15 9 (5.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (38.82%) SQL
2 26 (15.29%) Java
3 11 (6.47%) VB
3 11 (6.47%) VBA
4 10 (5.88%) C++
4 10 (5.88%) Scala
5 9 (5.29%) SPARQL
5 9 (5.29%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.71%) C#
6 8 (4.71%) Python
6 8 (4.71%) VB6
7 3 (1.76%) Perl
8 2 (1.18%) C
8 2 (1.18%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.59%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (7.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.35%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (1.76%) Degree
5 2 (1.18%) ISEB
5 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.59%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 16 (9.41%) QA
3 8 (4.71%) ISO20022
4 4 (2.35%) Solvency II
5 2 (1.18%) Basel III
5 2 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (1.18%) EMIR
5 2 (1.18%) MiFID
6 1 (0.59%) COREP
6 1 (0.59%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.59%) FATCA
6 1 (0.59%) RMADS
6 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) Control-M
1 3 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.18%) Oracle
3 12 (7.06%) Talend
4 11 (6.47%) Bloomberg
4 11 (6.47%) GoldenSource
5 6 (3.53%) Reuters
5 6 (3.53%) Sybase
6 4 (2.35%) Informatica
7 3 (1.76%) HP
7 3 (1.76%) IBM
7 3 (1.76%) Remedy
8 2 (1.18%) BT
8 2 (1.18%) Cognos
8 2 (1.18%) Murex
8 2 (1.18%) Radianz
8 2 (1.18%) SunGard
8 2 (1.18%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.59%) Alias
9 1 (0.59%) Calypso
9 1 (0.59%) Fidessa
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £500.00 - £950.00 per annum
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Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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