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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Reference Data
England / London
Rank 315 339 366
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +27
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 91 86 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.41% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 1.19% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 50 28
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £415 £409
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £625 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £506 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -50.49%

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
6680 7213 7439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.36% 34.10% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4626 5064 5155
Median daily rate £500 £475 £459
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 114 136
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.99 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.56% -0.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £35.36 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +12 23 £525 -12.50% 5
Canary Wharf - 3 £575 -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 76 (39.79%) Finance
2 67 (35.08%) Data Management
3 65 (34.03%) Banking
4 60 (31.41%) Data Modelling
5 39 (20.42%) Data Governance
6 37 (19.37%) SQL
6 37 (19.37%) Investment Banking
7 36 (18.85%) ETL
8 34 (17.80%) Data Architecture
9 30 (15.71%) Data Analysis
10 28 (14.66%) XML
11 27 (14.14%) Data Quality
12 25 (13.09%) KYC
12 25 (13.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 25 (13.09%) Business Analysis
13 24 (12.57%) Master Data Management
14 23 (12.04%) Data Integration
14 23 (12.04%) Fixed Income
15 22 (11.52%) Equities
15 22 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (10.99%) MiFID
16 21 (10.99%) QA
16 21 (10.99%) Oracle
16 21 (10.99%) FATCA
16 21 (10.99%) SDLC
17 20 (10.47%) Java
17 20 (10.47%) Management Information System
18 19 (9.95%) FpML
18 19 (9.95%) Data Warehouse
19 18 (9.42%) Project 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 4 (2.09%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.52%) Drupal
4 1 (0.52%) JBoss
4 1 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (8.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.62%) MS Office
4 3 (1.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (3.14%) Markit EDM
3 4 (2.09%) thinkFolio
4 2 (1.05%) HFM
5 1 (0.52%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.52%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.52%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.05%) Slack
1 2 (1.05%) Trello
2 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.66%) DSL
2 3 (1.57%) SNA
3 2 (1.05%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.95%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (8.90%) Big Data
2 17 (8.90%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.81%) Hadoop
3 13 (6.81%) MongoDB
3 13 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.76%) HBase
4 11 (5.76%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.71%) Data Mart
6 8 (4.19%) Apache Hive
6 8 (4.19%) Neo4j
7 6 (3.14%) BusinessObjects XI
7 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.62%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.09%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.57%) Data Lake
11 2 (1.05%) MySQL
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 2 (1.05%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Subversion
2 4 (2.09%) JUnit
3 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.05%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.05%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.05%) Toad
5 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.52%) JIRA
5 1 (0.52%) Maven
5 1 (0.52%) Mockito
5 1 (0.52%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.52%) Selenium
5 1 (0.52%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.52%) TestLink
General
1 76 (39.79%) Finance
2 65 (34.03%) Banking
3 37 (19.37%) Investment Banking
4 14 (7.33%) Legal
5 11 (5.76%) Back Office
5 11 (5.76%) Retail
6 8 (4.19%) Front Office
7 5 (2.62%) Marketing
8 4 (2.09%) German Language
9 3 (1.57%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.57%) Publishing
10 2 (1.05%) Law
11 1 (0.52%) Advertising
11 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (39.79%) Analyst
2 50 (26.18%) Business Analyst
3 48 (25.13%) Architect
4 39 (20.42%) Data Architect
5 32 (16.75%) Developer
6 31 (16.23%) Data Analyst
7 30 (15.71%) Data Business Analyst
8 18 (9.42%) Reference Data Analyst
9 17 (8.90%) Reference Data Business Analyst
10 13 (6.81%) Project Manager
11 12 (6.28%) Banking Analyst
12 10 (5.24%) Data Cleansing Analyst
13 8 (4.19%) DBA
13 8 (4.19%) Java Developer
13 8 (4.19%) Oracle DBA
13 8 (4.19%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (4.19%) Python Developer
13 8 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (4.19%) Senior Business Analyst
13 8 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.66%) XML
2 19 (9.95%) FpML
3 15 (7.85%) HTML
4 11 (5.76%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (5.24%) Middleware
6 8 (4.19%) HTML5
6 8 (4.19%) XSD
6 8 (4.19%) XSLT
7 7 (3.66%) REST
7 7 (3.66%) SOAP
8 6 (3.14%) Spring
9 5 (2.62%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.62%) CSS
10 4 (2.09%) .NET
10 4 (2.09%) CSS3
10 4 (2.09%) Django
10 4 (2.09%) FIXML
11 3 (1.57%) D3.js
11 3 (1.57%) J2EE
11 3 (1.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 23 (12.04%) Fixed Income
3 22 (11.52%) Equities
4 20 (10.47%) Management Information System
5 18 (9.42%) Derivative
6 17 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (5.76%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.66%) ASIC
8 7 (3.66%) Taxonomies
9 6 (3.14%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.14%) DTCC
9 6 (3.14%) SWIFT
10 5 (2.62%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.52%) Contactless
13 1 (0.52%) Fintech
13 1 (0.52%) Pricing Data
13 1 (0.52%) Reinsurance
13 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.76%) Unix
2 6 (3.14%) Windows
3 5 (2.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (35.08%) Data Management
2 60 (31.41%) Data Modelling
3 39 (20.42%) Data Governance
4 36 (18.85%) ETL
5 34 (17.80%) Data Architecture
6 30 (15.71%) Data Analysis
7 25 (13.09%) Business Analysis
7 25 (13.09%) KYC
8 24 (12.57%) Master Data Management
9 23 (12.04%) Data Integration
10 22 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (10.99%) SDLC
12 18 (9.42%) Analytics
12 18 (9.42%) Project Management
12 18 (9.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (9.42%) Target Operating Model
13 16 (8.38%) Test Strategy
14 15 (7.85%) Data Cleansing
14 15 (7.85%) Investment Management
15 14 (7.33%) Reference Data Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.37%) SQL
2 20 (10.47%) Java
3 12 (6.28%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.71%) C#
5 8 (4.19%) Python
6 5 (2.62%) C
7 4 (2.09%) VB
8 3 (1.57%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.57%) Scala
9 2 (1.05%) C++
9 2 (1.05%) R
9 2 (1.05%) VBA
10 1 (0.52%) Delphi
10 1 (0.52%) PHP
10 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.71%) Degree
2 7 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.05%) ISEB
6 1 (0.52%) Brainbench
6 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.14%) Data Quality
2 21 (10.99%) FATCA
2 21 (10.99%) MiFID
2 21 (10.99%) QA
3 18 (9.42%) EMIR
4 6 (3.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (2.62%) Solvency II
6 2 (1.05%) COBIT
6 2 (1.05%) FINREP
6 2 (1.05%) IFRS
6 2 (1.05%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.52%) Basel II
7 1 (0.52%) Basel III
7 1 (0.52%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.52%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (10.99%) Oracle
2 10 (5.24%) GoldenSource
3 8 (4.19%) Cloudera
3 8 (4.19%) MapR
3 8 (4.19%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.19%) Nuix
3 8 (4.19%) Splunk
4 7 (3.66%) Informatica
5 6 (3.14%) Bloomberg
6 5 (2.62%) Fidessa
6 5 (2.62%) Reuters
7 2 (1.05%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.05%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.52%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.52%) Google
8 1 (0.52%) HP
8 1 (0.52%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.52%) Sybase
8 1 (0.52%) Talend
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Harvey Nash plc
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