The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 119 117 110
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 9 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.33% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 0.58% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate £363 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £463 £393
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +17.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.81 - £17.00
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
539 518 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.79% 21.96% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 255 207
Average daily rate £371 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 36
Average hourly rate £17.86 £13.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.89% -47.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.42 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.00 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stirling +6 5 - -
Glasgow - 2 £363 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - - - - 1
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (63.64%) Workflow
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
4 3 (27.27%) Reuters
4 3 (27.27%) Bloomberg
4 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Fund Accounting
5 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) MS Project
5 2 (18.18%) MS Office
5 2 (18.18%) Front Office
5 2 (18.18%) RUP
6 1 (9.09%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Linedata

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS Project
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Markit EDM
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Integration Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Workflow
2 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
3 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) RUP
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Reuters
1 3 (27.27%) Bloomberg
2 1 (9.09%) Linedata
2 1 (9.09%) Charles River
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) BI-SAM
2 1 (9.09%) Casewise
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