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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
England / London
Rank 298 322 362
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +40
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 106 94 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.54% 1.24% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 66 37
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £414 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £631 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -

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
6904 7592 7631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.12% 36.16% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4765 5239 5364
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 135 150
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -2 21 £525 -2.32% 3
Canary Wharf 0 2 £575 +27.77%
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 72 (39.13%) Finance
2 66 (35.87%) Banking
3 62 (33.70%) Data Management
4 61 (33.15%) Data Modelling
5 40 (21.74%) Investment Banking
6 38 (20.65%) SQL
7 37 (20.11%) Data Governance
8 33 (17.93%) ETL
9 32 (17.39%) Data Architecture
10 30 (16.30%) XML
11 27 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (14.13%) Oracle
12 26 (14.13%) Master Data Management
13 25 (13.59%) Java
14 24 (13.04%) Data Analysis
14 24 (13.04%) KYC
14 24 (13.04%) Data Integration
15 23 (12.50%) Business Analysis
16 22 (11.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 22 (11.96%) Equities
16 22 (11.96%) Data Quality
16 22 (11.96%) FATCA
17 21 (11.41%) Fixed Income
18 19 (10.33%) FpML
18 19 (10.33%) MiFID
18 19 (10.33%) Analytics
18 19 (10.33%) EMIR
19 18 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (9.78%) Target Operating Model
19 18 (9.78%) 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 6 (3.26%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.54%) JBoss
4 1 (0.54%) SAS
4 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.63%) MS Office
4 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.80%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (3.26%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.63%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (1.63%) thinkFolio
4 2 (1.09%) HFM
5 1 (0.54%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.54%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.54%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Slack
2 1 (0.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) DSL
2 2 (1.09%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.09%) SNA
3 1 (0.54%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 14 (7.61%) Oracle Database
4 13 (7.07%) Big Data
5 12 (6.52%) Hadoop
5 12 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (5.43%) HBase
7 9 (4.89%) Data Mart
8 8 (4.35%) Apache Hive
9 7 (3.80%) MongoDB
10 6 (3.26%) BusinessObjects XI
10 6 (3.26%) Neo4j
11 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (2.17%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.09%) Data Lake
13 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
13 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 2 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Subversion
2 3 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.09%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.09%) ERwin
3 2 (1.09%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.09%) JUnit
3 2 (1.09%) Maven
3 2 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.09%) Toad
4 1 (0.54%) Ant
4 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.54%) JIRA
4 1 (0.54%) Mockito
4 1 (0.54%) Ranorex
4 1 (0.54%) Selenium
4 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.54%) TestLink
4 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 72 (39.13%) Finance
2 66 (35.87%) Banking
3 40 (21.74%) Investment Banking
4 15 (8.15%) Legal
5 12 (6.52%) Back Office
5 12 (6.52%) Front Office
5 12 (6.52%) Retail
6 5 (2.72%) Marketing
6 5 (2.72%) Publishing
7 4 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.17%) German Language
8 2 (1.09%) Law
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (39.67%) Analyst
2 47 (25.54%) Business Analyst
3 44 (23.91%) Architect
4 36 (19.57%) Data Architect
5 34 (18.48%) Developer
6 28 (15.22%) Data Business Analyst
7 25 (13.59%) Data Analyst
8 17 (9.24%) Reference Data Analyst
9 16 (8.70%) Reference Data Business Analyst
10 12 (6.52%) Banking Analyst
11 11 (5.98%) Project Manager
12 9 (4.89%) Python Developer
13 8 (4.35%) DBA
13 8 (4.35%) Java Developer
13 8 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
13 8 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
14 7 (3.80%) Report Analyst
14 7 (3.80%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.30%) XML
2 19 (10.33%) FpML
3 14 (7.61%) HTML
4 11 (5.98%) Middleware
5 10 (5.43%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (5.43%) XSLT
6 8 (4.35%) HTML5
6 8 (4.35%) XSD
7 6 (3.26%) CSS
7 6 (3.26%) REST
8 5 (2.72%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.72%) CSS3
8 5 (2.72%) Django
8 5 (2.72%) SOAP
9 4 (2.17%) FIXML
10 3 (1.63%) MDX
10 3 (1.63%) Web Services
10 3 (1.63%) XML Schema
11 2 (1.09%) .NET
11 2 (1.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.04%) Data Integration
2 22 (11.96%) Equities
2 22 (11.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (11.41%) Fixed Income
4 18 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (8.70%) Derivative
6 14 (7.61%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.89%) Data Structures
8 8 (4.35%) ASIC
9 7 (3.80%) Credit Risk
9 7 (3.80%) Taxonomies
10 6 (3.26%) DTCC
10 6 (3.26%) SWIFT
11 4 (2.17%) Algorithms
11 4 (2.17%) Market Risk
12 3 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (1.09%) Data Centre
13 2 (1.09%) Fintech
14 1 (0.54%) Pricing Data
14 1 (0.54%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.61%) Unix
2 7 (3.80%) Linux
3 6 (3.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.70%) Data Management
2 61 (33.15%) Data Modelling
3 37 (20.11%) Data Governance
4 33 (17.93%) ETL
5 32 (17.39%) Data Architecture
6 27 (14.67%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (14.13%) Master Data Management
8 24 (13.04%) Data Analysis
8 24 (13.04%) KYC
9 23 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 19 (10.33%) Analytics
11 18 (9.78%) Target Operating Model
12 17 (9.24%) SDLC
13 16 (8.70%) Project Management
14 15 (8.15%) Investment Management
14 15 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (8.15%) Test Strategy
15 13 (7.07%) Asset Management
16 10 (5.43%) TOGAF
16 10 (5.43%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.65%) SQL
2 25 (13.59%) Java
3 11 (5.98%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.89%) C#
4 9 (4.89%) Python
5 5 (2.72%) C
5 5 (2.72%) C++
5 5 (2.72%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.72%) Scala
6 4 (2.17%) VB
7 2 (1.09%) AWK
7 2 (1.09%) R
7 2 (1.09%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.09%) SPARQL
7 2 (1.09%) VBA
8 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.43%) Degree
2 7 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.72%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) ISEB
4 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.96%) Data Quality
1 22 (11.96%) FATCA
2 19 (10.33%) EMIR
2 19 (10.33%) MiFID
3 18 (9.78%) QA
4 7 (3.80%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (2.72%) Solvency II
6 2 (1.09%) Basel III
6 2 (1.09%) COBIT
6 2 (1.09%) FINREP
7 1 (0.54%) Basel II
7 1 (0.54%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.54%) ISO20022
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (14.13%) Oracle
2 12 (6.52%) GoldenSource
3 7 (3.80%) Bloomberg
4 6 (3.26%) Cloudera
4 6 (3.26%) Informatica
4 6 (3.26%) MapR
4 6 (3.26%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.26%) Nuix
4 6 (3.26%) Reuters
4 6 (3.26%) Splunk
5 3 (1.63%) Fidessa
6 2 (1.09%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.09%) IBM
6 2 (1.09%) Sybase
6 2 (1.09%) Talend
6 2 (1.09%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.54%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.54%) Google
7 1 (0.54%) HP
7 1 (0.54%) SimCorp
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