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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 341 340 299
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -41
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 92 84 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.38% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 1.03% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 54 74
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £654 £625 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £478
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £10.81
% change year-on-year
-52.30% +200.78%
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
8250 8139 8828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.20% 36.35% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5913 5510 6195
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 125 159
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.87 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +19 4 £600 +11.62% 3
Docklands, London - 2 £500 -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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 London region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 75 (42.13%) Finance
2 71 (39.89%) Data Quality
3 67 (37.64%) Banking
3 67 (37.64%) Data Modelling
4 66 (37.08%) SQL
5 52 (29.21%) Data Management
6 42 (23.60%) Data Analysis
7 33 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (17.42%) Data Architecture
9 29 (16.29%) Microsoft
9 29 (16.29%) Investment Banking
9 29 (16.29%) Data Integration
10 25 (14.04%) Business Analysis
10 25 (14.04%) SQL Server
11 23 (12.92%) Front Office
12 22 (12.36%) Java
12 22 (12.36%) MS Excel
13 21 (11.80%) Master Data Management
14 20 (11.24%) Data Governance
14 20 (11.24%) Derivative
14 20 (11.24%) Migration
15 19 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (10.11%) Security Cleared
16 18 (10.11%) Data Cleansing
17 17 (9.55%) Oracle
18 16 (8.99%) Fixed Income
18 16 (8.99%) Asset Management
18 16 (8.99%) Data Migration
18 16 (8.99%) SDLC
19 15 (8.43%) QA

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 8 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.93%) Apache
2 7 (3.93%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.81%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.12%) Node.js
Applications
1 22 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.37%) MS Office
2 6 (3.37%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.49%) Office 365
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.12%) BGP
2 2 (1.12%) Firewall
3 1 (0.56%) DSL
3 1 (0.56%) LAN
3 1 (0.56%) SNA
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.87%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.74%) Big Data
4 10 (5.62%) RDBMS
5 9 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.49%) MS Access
7 7 (3.93%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.93%) HBase
7 7 (3.93%) IBM InfoSphere
8 6 (3.37%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.25%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 4 (2.25%) Cognos Report Studio
9 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (3.37%) Ant
3 5 (2.81%) JIRA
4 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.69%) Toad
5 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.12%) jMock
5 2 (1.12%) Maven
5 2 (1.12%) Mockito
5 2 (1.12%) Subversion
6 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.56%) Protractor
6 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 75 (42.13%) Finance
2 67 (37.64%) Banking
3 29 (16.29%) Investment Banking
4 23 (12.92%) Front Office
5 7 (3.93%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.37%) Back Office
6 6 (3.37%) Legal
7 4 (2.25%) General Ledger
7 4 (2.25%) International Banking
7 4 (2.25%) Retail
8 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.56%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (43.26%) Analyst
2 50 (28.09%) Business Analyst
3 34 (19.10%) Data Business Analyst
4 31 (17.42%) Architect
4 31 (17.42%) Data Analyst
5 30 (16.85%) Developer
6 20 (11.24%) Reference Data Analyst
7 12 (6.74%) Data Architect
8 10 (5.62%) Asset Management Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Excel Developer
8 10 (5.62%) Reference Data Business Analyst
8 10 (5.62%) Technical Architect
9 9 (5.06%) Banking Analyst
9 9 (5.06%) Excel VBA Developer
9 9 (5.06%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.06%) SQL Developer
9 9 (5.06%) VBA Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Asset Management Business Analyst
10 8 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (3.93%) Solvency II Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.74%) XML
2 7 (3.93%) JSON
2 7 (3.93%) REST
2 7 (3.93%) Web Services
3 5 (2.81%) SOAP
4 4 (2.25%) Middleware
4 4 (2.25%) XSD
5 3 (1.69%) CSS
5 3 (1.69%) Java EE
5 3 (1.69%) WSDL
6 2 (1.12%) .NET
6 2 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.12%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.12%) J2EE
6 2 (1.12%) JDBC
6 2 (1.12%) JMS
6 2 (1.12%) JMX
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.12%) RESTful
6 2 (1.12%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.29%) Data Integration
2 20 (11.24%) Derivative
3 19 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.99%) Fixed Income
5 12 (6.74%) Equities
6 8 (4.49%) Data Structures
6 8 (4.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (3.93%) Learning Management System
8 6 (3.37%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.81%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.25%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.69%) Credit Risk
12 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
12 2 (1.12%) Fintech
12 2 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (1.12%) Market Risk
12 2 (1.12%) Replication
12 2 (1.12%) SWIFT
12 2 (1.12%) Taxonomies
12 2 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.49%) Unix
2 4 (2.25%) Linux
2 4 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.64%) Data Modelling
2 52 (29.21%) Data Management
3 42 (23.60%) Data Analysis
4 33 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (17.42%) Data Architecture
6 25 (14.04%) Business Analysis
7 21 (11.80%) Master Data Management
8 20 (11.24%) Data Governance
8 20 (11.24%) Migration
9 18 (10.11%) Data Cleansing
10 16 (8.99%) Asset Management
10 16 (8.99%) Data Migration
10 16 (8.99%) SDLC
11 13 (7.30%) Project Management
11 13 (7.30%) Risk Management
12 12 (6.74%) Test Scripting
13 11 (6.18%) UML
14 10 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (5.62%) ETL
14 10 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (37.08%) SQL
2 22 (12.36%) Java
3 11 (6.18%) VBA
4 10 (5.62%) T-SQL
5 9 (5.06%) Scala
5 9 (5.06%) VB
6 8 (4.49%) C#
6 8 (4.49%) C++
6 8 (4.49%) Python
6 8 (4.49%) VB6
7 7 (3.93%) SPARQL
8 5 (2.81%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.25%) Perl
10 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.12%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (10.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.93%) CTC Cleared
2 7 (3.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.81%) Degree
4 4 (2.25%) ISEB
4 4 (2.25%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.12%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) CITP
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (39.89%) Data Quality
2 15 (8.43%) QA
3 8 (4.49%) ISO20022
3 8 (4.49%) Solvency II
4 6 (3.37%) MiFID
5 4 (2.25%) EMIR
6 2 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (1.12%) FATCA
7 1 (0.56%) Basel III
7 1 (0.56%) COREP
7 1 (0.56%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.56%) RMADS
7 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.25%) Control-M
3 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.12%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (16.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.55%) Oracle
3 12 (6.74%) GoldenSource
4 11 (6.18%) Bloomberg
5 9 (5.06%) Talend
6 5 (2.81%) IBM
6 5 (2.81%) Informatica
6 5 (2.81%) Remedy
7 4 (2.25%) Cognos
7 4 (2.25%) HP
8 3 (1.69%) Reuters
8 3 (1.69%) Sybase
9 2 (1.12%) BT
9 2 (1.12%) Radianz
9 2 (1.12%) SunGard
9 2 (1.12%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.56%) Alias
10 1 (0.56%) Fidessa
10 1 (0.56%) Murex
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £650 - £651750 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £540.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 27 days ago