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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 342 340 349
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 94 94 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 1.08% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 51
Median daily rate £590 £563 £595
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.88% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £388 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £670 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
- -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £100.00 - -
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
8165 8689 8965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.89% 36.90% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5741 6097 6046
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 165 167
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £14.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -8.43%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +47 11 £688 +30.95% 7
Docklands, London - 1 £475 -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 86 (48.31%) Finance
2 68 (38.20%) Banking
3 65 (36.52%) SQL
4 62 (34.83%) Data Management
5 61 (34.27%) Data Quality
6 58 (32.58%) Data Modelling
7 35 (19.66%) Java
7 35 (19.66%) Investment Banking
7 35 (19.66%) Master Data Management
8 33 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (17.42%) Oracle
10 30 (16.85%) Data Analysis
10 30 (16.85%) Data Integration
11 28 (15.73%) Front Office
12 26 (14.61%) Data Architecture
13 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
14 23 (12.92%) Fixed Income
14 23 (12.92%) Data Governance
15 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (11.80%) SQL Server
17 19 (10.67%) XML
18 17 (9.55%) GoldenSource
19 16 (8.99%) Equities
19 16 (8.99%) QA
19 16 (8.99%) Relational Database
20 15 (8.43%) Big Data
20 15 (8.43%) Talend
20 15 (8.43%) Security Cleared
20 15 (8.43%) Talend Open Studio
20 15 (8.43%) SDLC

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 12 (6.74%) Apache Spark
2 7 (3.93%) Apache
3 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.37%) MS Office
3 5 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.25%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) BGP
1 2 (1.12%) Firewall
1 2 (1.12%) PuTTY
1 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.56%) DSL
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) SNA
2 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.99%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.43%) Big Data
4 14 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (7.30%) RDBMS
6 12 (6.74%) Hadoop
7 10 (5.62%) HBase
7 10 (5.62%) IBM InfoSphere
7 10 (5.62%) Oracle Database
8 9 (5.06%) Apache Hive
9 8 (4.49%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.69%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.69%) MS Access
10 3 (1.69%) OLTP
10 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 2 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.43%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (5.06%) Ant
3 5 (2.81%) JIRA
4 4 (2.25%) Toad
5 3 (1.69%) Maven
6 2 (1.12%) Subversion
7 1 (0.56%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.56%) Protractor
7 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
General
1 86 (48.31%) Finance
2 68 (38.20%) Banking
3 35 (19.66%) Investment Banking
4 28 (15.73%) Front Office
5 9 (5.06%) Back Office
5 9 (5.06%) Publishing
6 7 (3.93%) Legal
6 7 (3.93%) Retail
7 6 (3.37%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.25%) General Ledger
8 4 (2.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (38.20%) Analyst
2 41 (23.03%) Architect
3 39 (21.91%) Developer
4 34 (19.10%) Business Analyst
5 29 (16.29%) Data Analyst
6 21 (11.80%) Data Business Analyst
6 21 (11.80%) Reference Data Analyst
7 20 (11.24%) Data Architect
8 12 (6.74%) Scala Developer
9 11 (6.18%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (5.62%) Project Manager
10 10 (5.62%) Reference Data Business Analyst
11 9 (5.06%) Banking Analyst
11 9 (5.06%) Java Developer
11 9 (5.06%) SQL Developer
12 8 (4.49%) Excel Developer
13 7 (3.93%) Excel VBA Developer
13 7 (3.93%) Integration Architect
13 7 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.93%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.67%) XML
2 10 (5.62%) JSON
3 5 (2.81%) JSON Schema
3 5 (2.81%) REST
3 5 (2.81%) SOAP
4 4 (2.25%) HTML
4 4 (2.25%) Middleware
4 4 (2.25%) Web Services
4 4 (2.25%) WSDL
4 4 (2.25%) XSLT
5 3 (1.69%) HTML5
5 3 (1.69%) Java EE
5 3 (1.69%) XSD
6 2 (1.12%) CSS
6 2 (1.12%) CSS3
6 2 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.12%) MDX
6 2 (1.12%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.56%) FpML
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.85%) Data Integration
2 23 (12.92%) Fixed Income
3 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.99%) Equities
5 13 (7.30%) Derivative
6 11 (6.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.37%) Credit Risk
8 5 (2.81%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.81%) User Experience
9 4 (2.25%) OTC Derivatives
10 3 (1.69%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.69%) Taxonomies
11 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.12%) Economics
11 2 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.12%) Learning Management System
11 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.12%) Pricing Data
11 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.18%) Unix
2 6 (3.37%) Linux
3 4 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (34.83%) Data Management
2 58 (32.58%) Data Modelling
3 35 (19.66%) Master Data Management
4 33 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (16.85%) Data Analysis
6 26 (14.61%) Data Architecture
7 23 (12.92%) Data Governance
8 15 (8.43%) Migration
8 15 (8.43%) Project Management
8 15 (8.43%) SDLC
9 14 (7.87%) Business Analysis
10 13 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (7.30%) Release Management
11 12 (6.74%) Asset Management
12 11 (6.18%) ETL
12 11 (6.18%) Open Source
12 11 (6.18%) Unit Testing
13 10 (5.62%) Analytics
13 10 (5.62%) Functional Programming
13 10 (5.62%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (36.52%) SQL
2 35 (19.66%) Java
3 13 (7.30%) Scala
4 11 (6.18%) C++
5 10 (5.62%) C#
5 10 (5.62%) SPARQL
6 9 (5.06%) VB
7 8 (4.49%) Python
7 8 (4.49%) VBA
8 7 (3.93%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.37%) VB6
10 4 (2.25%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.69%) Perl
11 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.12%) AWK
12 2 (1.12%) C
12 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.12%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (6.74%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.81%) Degree
4 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.12%) ISEB
4 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (34.27%) Data Quality
2 16 (8.99%) QA
3 8 (4.49%) ISO20022
4 4 (2.25%) MiFID
4 4 (2.25%) Solvency II
5 3 (1.69%) Basel III
5 3 (1.69%) EMIR
6 2 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.56%) COREP
7 1 (0.56%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.56%) FATCA
7 1 (0.56%) RMADS
7 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.69%) Control-M
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (17.42%) Oracle
2 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
3 17 (9.55%) GoldenSource
4 15 (8.43%) Talend
5 14 (7.87%) Bloomberg
6 11 (6.18%) IBM
7 9 (5.06%) Informatica
8 8 (4.49%) Reuters
9 7 (3.93%) Sybase
10 4 (2.25%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.69%) HP
12 2 (1.12%) BT
12 2 (1.12%) Cognos
12 2 (1.12%) Jaspersoft
12 2 (1.12%) Murex
12 2 (1.12%) Radianz
12 2 (1.12%) SunGard
13 1 (0.56%) Alias
13 1 (0.56%) Calypso
13 1 (0.56%) Fidessa
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Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: From £500 to £600 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £475 per day
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