The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 144 111 118
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +7
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 1 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.035% 0.69% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.097% 2.57% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £300 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -7.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £478 £500
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -4.50%
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
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1029 778 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.63% 26.86% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 563 374 396
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 42 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.77% +9.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.09 £12.91 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 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
Edinburgh - 1 £300 - 1
Reference Data
UK

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (20.00%) EMIR
4 1 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Pega
4 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Integration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (20.00%) EMIR
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Pega
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