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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.18% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £563
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 - -
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
136 208 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.09% 32.15% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 139 37
Average daily rate £350 £390 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £190 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.97% -45.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 1 £450 -
Reference Data
South East

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Reference Data also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Reference Data.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Reference Data also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Reference Data. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) OLAP
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Data Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
1 1 (100.00%) ETL Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Architect
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Tableau