The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.17% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
- -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £10.81
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +38.82%
Reference Data
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
168 235 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.07% 31.71% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 144 75
Median daily rate £375 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 10
Median hourly rate £26.75 £13.35 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.37% -4.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £8.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Reference Data across the Oxfordshire region.

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Oxford - 1 £263 -
Reference Data
South East

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Tableau
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) OLAP
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
1 1 (50.00%) ETL Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Excel Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Architect
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Tableau
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft