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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 311 337 234
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -103
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 109 97 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.39% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 1.03% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 71 142
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £375 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £23.87
% change year-on-year
- -49.73%
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
8754 9434 9603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 37.53% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5962 6545 6487
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 178 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £47.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 25 £563 +2.27% 8
Docklands, London - - - -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 83 (41.92%) Banking
2 76 (38.38%) Finance
3 54 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 53 (26.77%) Data Modelling
5 50 (25.25%) SQL
6 41 (20.71%) Data Management
7 38 (19.19%) Data Analysis
8 32 (16.16%) Business Analysis
8 32 (16.16%) Oracle
9 30 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (14.65%) Migration
11 27 (13.64%) Fixed Income
12 24 (12.12%) XML
13 23 (11.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (11.11%) Derivative
15 20 (10.10%) Data Quality
16 19 (9.60%) Data Governance
16 19 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (9.60%) Data Architecture
16 19 (9.60%) Data Integration
16 19 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (9.09%) Project Management
18 17 (8.59%) SQL Server
18 17 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (8.59%) Equities
18 17 (8.59%) Markit EDM
19 15 (7.58%) Asset Management
19 15 (7.58%) Bloomberg
19 15 (7.58%) Front Office
20 14 (7.07%) Data Mapping

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (0.51%) Jetty
1 1 (0.51%) Apache
1 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 6 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.01%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (8.59%) Markit EDM
2 6 (3.03%) Eagle STAR
3 5 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle TCA
4 3 (1.52%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (1.52%) Endur
5 2 (1.01%) Minerva
5 2 (1.01%) Sentinel
5 2 (1.01%) ZaiNet
5 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.01%) PolarLake
5 2 (1.01%) OpenLink RightAngle
5 2 (1.01%) Aligne
6 1 (0.51%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.51%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) DSL
2 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.51%) 4G
3 1 (0.51%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.04%) Data Mining
3 8 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.02%) MySQL
6 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.01%) WebFOCUS
8 2 (1.01%) DataStage
8 2 (1.01%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Toad
2 5 (2.53%) jMock
3 3 (1.52%) FitNesse
3 3 (1.52%) JIRA
4 2 (1.01%) Subversion
4 2 (1.01%) Maven
4 2 (1.01%) JUnit
5 1 (0.51%) Hudson
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.51%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.51%) MagicDraw
General
1 83 (41.92%) Banking
2 76 (38.38%) Finance
3 54 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 15 (7.58%) Front Office
5 11 (5.56%) Back Office
6 10 (5.05%) Legal
7 9 (4.55%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.53%) Retail
9 4 (2.02%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.01%) Games
11 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.51%) Publishing
11 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 101 (51.01%) Analyst
2 68 (34.34%) Business Analyst
3 31 (15.66%) Architect
4 29 (14.65%) Data Analyst
4 29 (14.65%) Developer
5 15 (7.58%) Project Manager
6 14 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (5.05%) Oracle Architect
8 9 (4.55%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 9 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
8 9 (4.55%) Data Architect
9 7 (3.54%) Business Data Analyst
9 7 (3.54%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (3.54%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.03%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 6 (3.03%) Programme Manager
11 5 (2.53%) Business Systems Analyst
11 5 (2.53%) Operations Analyst
11 5 (2.53%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.02%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.12%) XML
2 8 (4.04%) HTML
3 6 (3.03%) Middleware
3 6 (3.03%) FpML
4 4 (2.02%) JSON
4 4 (2.02%) CSS
5 3 (1.52%) REST
5 3 (1.52%) CSS3
5 3 (1.52%) Play Framework
5 3 (1.52%) HTML5
5 3 (1.52%) Django
5 3 (1.52%) Web Services
5 3 (1.52%) .NET
5 3 (1.52%) XSLT
5 3 (1.52%) Ajax
5 3 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.01%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.01%) WCF
6 2 (1.01%) JTA
6 2 (1.01%) JTS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.64%) Fixed Income
2 23 (11.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (11.11%) Derivative
4 19 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (9.60%) Data Integration
5 17 (8.59%) Equities
6 14 (7.07%) Credit Risk
7 9 (4.55%) Market Risk
8 6 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (2.02%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.52%) User Experience
10 3 (1.52%) Taxonomies
11 2 (1.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 2 (1.01%) Open Source
11 2 (1.01%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.51%) ASIC
12 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.51%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.55%) UNIX
2 6 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (26.77%) Data Modelling
2 41 (20.71%) Data Management
3 38 (19.19%) Data Analysis
4 32 (16.16%) Business Analysis
5 30 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (14.65%) Migration
7 19 (9.60%) Data Governance
7 19 (9.60%) Data Architecture
7 19 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (9.09%) Project Management
9 17 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (7.58%) Asset Management
11 14 (7.07%) Data Mapping
12 13 (6.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (5.56%) Workflow
14 10 (5.05%) Risk Management
14 10 (5.05%) ETL
14 10 (5.05%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (5.05%) Data Migration
14 10 (5.05%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.25%) SQL
2 11 (5.56%) Java
3 10 (5.05%) C#
4 5 (2.53%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.02%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.02%) Python
5 4 (2.02%) C
5 4 (2.02%) Scala
6 3 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.52%) VBA
6 3 (1.52%) Ruby
7 2 (1.01%) XPath
7 2 (1.01%) VB
7 2 (1.01%) Perl
7 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.01%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (2.53%) Degree
2 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.10%) Data Quality
2 7 (3.54%) QA
3 6 (3.03%) EMIR
4 3 (1.52%) MiFID
5 2 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (1.01%) FATCA
6 1 (0.51%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.51%) COREP
6 1 (0.51%) SLA
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 6 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (16.16%) Oracle
2 15 (7.58%) Bloomberg
3 13 (6.57%) GoldenSource
4 10 (5.05%) Reuters
4 10 (5.05%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.55%) Informatica
6 6 (3.03%) Sybase
6 6 (3.03%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.53%) RIMES
7 5 (2.53%) SAP
7 5 (2.53%) Charles River
8 4 (2.02%) Ab Initio
8 4 (2.02%) Triple Point
9 3 (1.52%) Tableau
9 3 (1.52%) SunGard
9 3 (1.52%) SmartStream
9 3 (1.52%) OpenLink
10 2 (1.01%) Brady
10 2 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.01%) TIBCO
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