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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 347 354 333
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 88 83 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 0.95% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 76
Median daily rate £563 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £398 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
8197 8769 9194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.23% 37.54% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5767 6065 6248
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 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 167 205
Median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +11 9 £638 +15.90% 5
Canary Wharf +4 8 - -
Docklands, London - 3 £475 -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 78 (47.56%) Finance
2 63 (38.41%) Banking
3 56 (34.15%) SQL
4 53 (32.32%) Data Management
5 49 (29.88%) Data Modelling
6 42 (25.61%) Data Quality
7 38 (23.17%) Investment Banking
8 35 (21.34%) Java
9 34 (20.73%) Oracle
9 34 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (19.51%) Master Data Management
11 29 (17.68%) Data Integration
12 26 (15.85%) XML
13 25 (15.24%) Data Architecture
14 22 (13.41%) Data Analysis
15 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (12.80%) Data Governance
16 20 (12.20%) Equities
17 19 (11.59%) Fixed Income
17 19 (11.59%) Front Office
18 18 (10.98%) Business Analysis
18 18 (10.98%) QA
19 17 (10.37%) GoldenSource
20 15 (9.15%) Migration
21 14 (8.54%) Microsoft
21 14 (8.54%) Target Operating Model
22 13 (7.93%) Oracle Database
22 13 (7.93%) Security Cleared
22 13 (7.93%) ETL
22 13 (7.93%) Data Warehouse

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 (5.49%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) Confluence
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.05%) MS Office
4 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.83%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (1.22%) HFM
3 2 (1.22%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.61%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.61%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.27%) DSL
2 3 (1.83%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.61%) CTI
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) SNA
3 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.93%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (7.93%) Oracle Database
2 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.10%) Big Data
3 10 (6.10%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.49%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.88%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.27%) IBM InfoSphere
6 7 (4.27%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.66%) Apache Hive
7 6 (3.66%) HBase
7 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.83%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 3 (1.83%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.22%) Essbase
9 2 (1.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (3.05%) Ant
3 4 (2.44%) JIRA
3 4 (2.44%) Maven
3 4 (2.44%) Subversion
4 3 (1.83%) Toad
5 2 (1.22%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.22%) ERwin
5 2 (1.22%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.61%) Protractor
6 1 (0.61%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.61%) Selenium
6 1 (0.61%) TestLink
6 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 78 (47.56%) Finance
2 63 (38.41%) Banking
3 38 (23.17%) Investment Banking
4 19 (11.59%) Front Office
5 13 (7.93%) Legal
5 13 (7.93%) Retail
6 11 (6.71%) Back Office
7 9 (5.49%) Publishing
8 5 (3.05%) Financial Institution
9 4 (2.44%) General Ledger
9 4 (2.44%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (36.59%) Analyst
2 43 (26.22%) Architect
3 35 (21.34%) Business Analyst
4 31 (18.90%) Developer
5 22 (13.41%) Data Analyst
6 20 (12.20%) Data Architect
7 18 (10.98%) Data Business Analyst
8 17 (10.37%) Reference Data Analyst
9 13 (7.93%) Project Manager
9 13 (7.93%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (6.10%) Java Developer
11 9 (5.49%) Reference Data Business Analyst
11 9 (5.49%) Scala Developer
11 9 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (5.49%) Senior Business Analyst
12 8 (4.88%) Banking Analyst
12 8 (4.88%) Integration Architect
12 8 (4.88%) SQL Developer
13 7 (4.27%) Oracle Architect
13 7 (4.27%) Oracle Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.85%) XML
2 11 (6.71%) FpML
3 10 (6.10%) Middleware
4 8 (4.88%) JSON
5 7 (4.27%) HTML
6 5 (3.05%) JSON Schema
6 5 (3.05%) Web Services
6 5 (3.05%) XSLT
7 4 (2.44%) WSDL
8 3 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (1.83%) HTML5
8 3 (1.83%) Java EE
8 3 (1.83%) MDX
8 3 (1.83%) REST
8 3 (1.83%) SOAP
8 3 (1.83%) XSD
9 2 (1.22%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.22%) CSS
9 2 (1.22%) CSS3
10 1 (0.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.68%) Data Integration
2 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (12.20%) Equities
4 19 (11.59%) Fixed Income
5 13 (7.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (5.49%) Derivative
7 8 (4.88%) ASIC
8 7 (4.27%) Credit Risk
9 6 (3.66%) DTCC
9 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
9 6 (3.66%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.83%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.83%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.83%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.83%) User Experience
11 2 (1.22%) Economics
11 2 (1.22%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.22%) Pricing Data
11 2 (1.22%) Statistics
12 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.32%) Unix
2 7 (4.27%) Linux
3 3 (1.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.32%) Data Management
2 49 (29.88%) Data Modelling
3 34 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (19.51%) Master Data Management
5 25 (15.24%) Data Architecture
6 22 (13.41%) Data Analysis
7 21 (12.80%) Data Governance
8 18 (10.98%) Business Analysis
9 15 (9.15%) Migration
10 14 (8.54%) Target Operating Model
11 13 (7.93%) ETL
12 12 (7.32%) Asset Management
12 12 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (7.32%) Project Management
12 12 (7.32%) Release Management
13 11 (6.71%) Open Source
13 11 (6.71%) Test Strategy
13 11 (6.71%) Workflow
14 10 (6.10%) Analytics
14 10 (6.10%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 56 (34.15%) SQL
2 35 (21.34%) Java
3 10 (6.10%) Scala
4 6 (3.66%) C++
4 6 (3.66%) SPARQL
5 5 (3.05%) C
5 5 (3.05%) C#
5 5 (3.05%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.05%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.05%) VB
6 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.22%) AWK
7 2 (1.22%) Python
7 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.61%) Perl
8 1 (0.61%) R
8 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (7.93%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.71%) Degree
2 11 (6.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) ISEB
4 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (25.61%) Data Quality
2 18 (10.98%) QA
3 13 (7.93%) MiFID
4 12 (7.32%) EMIR
5 6 (3.66%) ISO20022
6 3 (1.83%) Basel III
6 3 (1.83%) FATCA
7 2 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (1.22%) FINREP
8 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.61%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.61%) SLA
8 1 (0.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (20.73%) Oracle
2 17 (10.37%) GoldenSource
3 14 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.32%) Talend
5 8 (4.88%) Bloomberg
5 8 (4.88%) IBM
5 8 (4.88%) Informatica
6 6 (3.66%) Reuters
7 4 (2.44%) Sybase
8 2 (1.22%) HP
8 2 (1.22%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.22%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.22%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.61%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.61%) Alias
9 1 (0.61%) Calypso
9 1 (0.61%) Murex
9 1 (0.61%) SimCorp
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