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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 316 330 343
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 104 97 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 1.17% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 60
Median daily rate £525 £550 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £385 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £650 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.36% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 -
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
7744 8296 8547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.06% 36.92% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5377 5749 6080
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 141 195
Median hourly rate £20.12 £22.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +30.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -7 16 £463 -11.90% 2
Canary Wharf +7 6 £350 -22.22%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 82 (43.39%) Finance
2 72 (38.10%) Banking
3 56 (29.63%) Data Modelling
4 53 (28.04%) Data Management
5 51 (26.98%) SQL
6 49 (25.93%) Investment Banking
7 39 (20.63%) Oracle
8 32 (16.93%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (16.40%) Java
9 31 (16.40%) XML
9 31 (16.40%) ETL
10 28 (14.81%) Data Governance
11 27 (14.29%) Data Architecture
11 27 (14.29%) Master Data Management
12 26 (13.76%) Data Quality
13 25 (13.23%) Business Analysis
14 24 (12.70%) Data Integration
15 23 (12.17%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (12.17%) Analytics
16 21 (11.11%) KYC
17 20 (10.58%) Fixed Income
17 20 (10.58%) Equities
18 19 (10.05%) Oracle Database
18 19 (10.05%) FATCA
19 17 (8.99%) SQL Server
19 17 (8.99%) QA
19 17 (8.99%) GoldenSource
20 16 (8.47%) MiFID
20 16 (8.47%) FpML
20 16 (8.47%) EMIR

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 (5.29%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.53%) Apache
5 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.53%) Confluence
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (2.65%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.59%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (1.06%) HFM
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.53%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.53%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.53%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.70%) DSL
2 3 (1.59%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.53%) CTI
3 1 (0.53%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.17%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (10.05%) Oracle Database
3 17 (8.99%) SQL Server
4 13 (6.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.29%) Big Data
5 10 (5.29%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.29%) Relational Database
6 9 (4.76%) Data Mart
7 7 (3.70%) RDBMS
8 6 (3.17%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.17%) BusinessObjects XI
8 6 (3.17%) HBase
8 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.65%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.59%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 3 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.06%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Ant
1 5 (2.65%) Subversion
2 4 (2.12%) Maven
3 3 (1.59%) JIRA
3 3 (1.59%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.59%) Toad
4 2 (1.06%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.06%) ERwin
4 2 (1.06%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.53%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.53%) Selenium
5 1 (0.53%) TestLink
5 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (43.39%) Finance
2 72 (38.10%) Banking
3 49 (25.93%) Investment Banking
4 14 (7.41%) Back Office
4 14 (7.41%) Front Office
4 14 (7.41%) Retail
5 10 (5.29%) Legal
6 9 (4.76%) Publishing
7 3 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.59%) German Language
7 3 (1.59%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (34.92%) Analyst
2 51 (26.98%) Architect
3 45 (23.81%) Business Analyst
4 39 (20.63%) Developer
5 33 (17.46%) Data Architect
6 27 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
7 16 (8.47%) Data Analyst
8 15 (7.94%) Reference Data Analyst
9 14 (7.41%) Reference Data Business Analyst
10 11 (5.82%) Banking Analyst
10 11 (5.82%) Project Manager
11 10 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (4.76%) Python Developer
12 9 (4.76%) Scala Developer
13 8 (4.23%) DBA
13 8 (4.23%) Java Developer
13 8 (4.23%) Oracle DBA
13 8 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (4.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.40%) XML
2 16 (8.47%) FpML
3 14 (7.41%) HTML
4 8 (4.23%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (4.23%) Middleware
4 8 (4.23%) XSLT
5 7 (3.70%) HTML5
6 5 (2.65%) CSS
6 5 (2.65%) CSS3
6 5 (2.65%) Django
6 5 (2.65%) JSON
6 5 (2.65%) JSON Schema
7 4 (2.12%) XSD
8 3 (1.59%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.59%) MDX
8 3 (1.59%) Web Services
9 2 (1.06%) FIXML
9 2 (1.06%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.53%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.70%) Data Integration
2 20 (10.58%) Equities
2 20 (10.58%) Fixed Income
3 14 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.35%) Derivative
5 11 (5.82%) Credit Risk
6 8 (4.23%) ASIC
6 8 (4.23%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.17%) DTCC
7 6 (3.17%) Market Risk
7 6 (3.17%) SWIFT
7 6 (3.17%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.59%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.59%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.59%) User Experience
9 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.06%) Fintech
9 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.41%) Unix
2 6 (3.17%) Linux
2 6 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.63%) Data Modelling
2 53 (28.04%) Data Management
3 32 (16.93%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (16.40%) ETL
5 28 (14.81%) Data Governance
6 27 (14.29%) Data Architecture
6 27 (14.29%) Master Data Management
7 25 (13.23%) Business Analysis
8 23 (12.17%) Analytics
9 21 (11.11%) KYC
10 15 (7.94%) Data Analysis
10 15 (7.94%) Target Operating Model
11 13 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (6.35%) Asset Management
12 12 (6.35%) Investment Management
12 12 (6.35%) Migration
12 12 (6.35%) Release Management
12 12 (6.35%) Test Strategy
13 11 (5.82%) SDLC
14 10 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (26.98%) SQL
2 31 (16.40%) Java
3 11 (5.82%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.29%) Python
5 9 (4.76%) Scala
6 8 (4.23%) C#
7 6 (3.17%) C
7 6 (3.17%) C++
7 6 (3.17%) SPARQL
8 5 (2.65%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.65%) VB
9 2 (1.06%) AWK
9 2 (1.06%) R
9 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (6.35%) Degree
2 9 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.06%) ISEB
4 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.76%) Data Quality
2 19 (10.05%) FATCA
3 17 (8.99%) QA
4 16 (8.47%) EMIR
4 16 (8.47%) MiFID
5 4 (2.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (2.12%) Solvency II
6 3 (1.59%) Basel III
7 2 (1.06%) COBIT
7 2 (1.06%) FINREP
8 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.53%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.53%) ISO20022
Systems Management
1 3 (1.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (20.63%) Oracle
2 17 (8.99%) GoldenSource
3 10 (5.29%) Informatica
4 9 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.23%) Bloomberg
5 8 (4.23%) IBM
6 7 (3.70%) Reuters
7 4 (2.12%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.59%) Talend
9 2 (1.06%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.06%) Jaspersoft
10 1 (0.53%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.53%) HP
10 1 (0.53%) SimCorp
10 1 (0.53%) Sybase