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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 363 325 334
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +9
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 83 99 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 1.12% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 64 69
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £670 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £475 £480
% change year-on-year
-7.36% -1.04%
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
8366 8834 9064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.32% 37.23% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5865 6107 6044
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 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 167 182
Median hourly rate £17.80 £21.30 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% +13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.02 £13.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £52.05 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +24 14 £688 +27.90% 4
Docklands, London - 2 £475 -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 74 (46.84%) Finance
2 60 (37.97%) Banking
3 57 (36.08%) SQL
4 56 (35.44%) Data Management
5 53 (33.54%) Data Modelling
6 50 (31.65%) Data Quality
7 36 (22.78%) Investment Banking
8 34 (21.52%) Java
8 34 (21.52%) Oracle
8 34 (21.52%) Master Data Management
9 32 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (19.62%) Data Integration
11 27 (17.09%) Data Architecture
12 25 (15.82%) Data Analysis
13 22 (13.92%) Data Governance
13 22 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (13.29%) Front Office
14 21 (13.29%) XML
15 18 (11.39%) Microsoft
16 15 (9.49%) Equities
16 15 (9.49%) GoldenSource
17 14 (8.86%) Talend
17 14 (8.86%) Talend Open Studio
17 14 (8.86%) Security Cleared
17 14 (8.86%) Fixed Income
17 14 (8.86%) Business Analysis
17 14 (8.86%) Migration
18 13 (8.23%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (8.23%) QA
19 12 (7.59%) Asset Management

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 10 (6.33%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.27%) Apache
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.80%) MS Office
3 5 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.90%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (1.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.27%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.63%) HFM
4 1 (0.63%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.63%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.27%) BGP
1 2 (1.27%) Firewall
1 2 (1.27%) PuTTY
1 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) CTI
2 1 (0.63%) LAN
2 1 (0.63%) SNA
2 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.23%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (7.59%) Relational Database
2 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.96%) Big Data
3 11 (6.96%) Oracle Database
4 10 (6.33%) Hadoop
4 10 (6.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 10 (6.33%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.06%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.43%) Apache Hive
6 7 (4.43%) HBase
7 3 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.90%) MS Access
7 3 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.27%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.27%) OLTP
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 2 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (3.80%) Ant
3 4 (2.53%) JIRA
3 4 (2.53%) Maven
3 4 (2.53%) Toad
4 2 (1.27%) ERwin
4 2 (1.27%) Subversion
5 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.63%) Protractor
5 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (46.84%) Finance
2 60 (37.97%) Banking
3 36 (22.78%) Investment Banking
4 21 (13.29%) Front Office
5 10 (6.33%) Retail
6 9 (5.70%) Back Office
7 8 (5.06%) Publishing
8 7 (4.43%) Financial Institution
8 7 (4.43%) Legal
9 4 (2.53%) General Ledger
9 4 (2.53%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (38.61%) Analyst
2 40 (25.32%) Architect
3 29 (18.35%) Developer
4 27 (17.09%) Data Analyst
5 26 (16.46%) Business Analyst
6 20 (12.66%) Data Architect
6 20 (12.66%) Reference Data Analyst
7 15 (9.49%) Data Business Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) Java Developer
8 10 (6.33%) Reference Data Business Analyst
8 10 (6.33%) Scala Developer
8 10 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.70%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.06%) Banking Analyst
11 7 (4.43%) Integration Architect
11 7 (4.43%) Oracle Architect
11 7 (4.43%) Oracle Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.80%) SQL Developer
12 6 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
13 5 (3.16%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.29%) XML
2 8 (5.06%) JSON
3 5 (3.16%) JSON Schema
4 4 (2.53%) HTML
4 4 (2.53%) Web Services
4 4 (2.53%) WSDL
4 4 (2.53%) XSLT
5 3 (1.90%) HTML5
5 3 (1.90%) Java EE
5 3 (1.90%) MDX
5 3 (1.90%) Middleware
5 3 (1.90%) REST
5 3 (1.90%) SOAP
5 3 (1.90%) XSD
6 2 (1.27%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.27%) CSS
6 2 (1.27%) CSS3
6 2 (1.27%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.27%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.63%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.62%) Data Integration
2 22 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.49%) Equities
4 14 (8.86%) Fixed Income
5 9 (5.70%) Derivative
5 9 (5.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (4.43%) Credit Risk
7 6 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.80%) Market Risk
8 5 (3.16%) User Experience
9 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.27%) Economics
9 2 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.27%) Pricing Data
9 2 (1.27%) Statistics
9 2 (1.27%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.63%) ASIC
10 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.59%) Unix
2 6 (3.80%) Linux
3 4 (2.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (35.44%) Data Management
2 53 (33.54%) Data Modelling
3 34 (21.52%) Master Data Management
4 32 (20.25%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (17.09%) Data Architecture
6 25 (15.82%) Data Analysis
7 22 (13.92%) Data Governance
8 14 (8.86%) Business Analysis
8 14 (8.86%) Migration
9 12 (7.59%) Asset Management
9 12 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (7.59%) Project Management
10 11 (6.96%) Analytics
10 11 (6.96%) Open Source
10 11 (6.96%) Release Management
10 11 (6.96%) Target Operating Model
11 10 (6.33%) ETL
11 10 (6.33%) Workflow
12 9 (5.70%) SDLC
13 8 (5.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.08%) SQL
2 34 (21.52%) Java
3 11 (6.96%) Scala
4 7 (4.43%) SPARQL
5 5 (3.16%) C++
6 4 (2.53%) C#
6 4 (2.53%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.90%) C
7 3 (1.90%) Perl
7 3 (1.90%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.90%) VB
8 2 (1.27%) AWK
8 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.27%) Python
9 1 (0.63%) R
9 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.96%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.43%) Degree
4 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.27%) ISEB
4 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.63%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (31.65%) Data Quality
2 13 (8.23%) QA
3 8 (5.06%) ISO20022
4 3 (1.90%) Basel III
4 3 (1.90%) MiFID
5 2 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (1.27%) EMIR
5 2 (1.27%) FATCA
6 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.63%) FINREP
6 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.27%) Control-M
2 2 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (21.52%) Oracle
2 18 (11.39%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.49%) GoldenSource
4 14 (8.86%) Talend
5 10 (6.33%) IBM
6 8 (5.06%) Bloomberg
6 8 (5.06%) Informatica
7 6 (3.80%) Sybase
8 5 (3.16%) Reuters
9 4 (2.53%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.90%) HP
11 2 (1.27%) BT
11 2 (1.27%) Cognos
11 2 (1.27%) Jaspersoft
11 2 (1.27%) Murex
11 2 (1.27%) Radianz
12 1 (0.63%) Alias
12 1 (0.63%) Calypso
12 1 (0.63%) Fidessa
12 1 (0.63%) SimCorp
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