The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 255 235 248
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 15 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.16% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.51% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 3
Median daily rate £500 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.62%
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
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2816 2934 2635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.89% 31.89% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1567 1414
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 128 171
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.85
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 the South East

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Reference Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Reference Data
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the South East region.

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Surrey - 7 £500 -
Berkshire -2 5 £475 - 1
Hampshire +1 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £263 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 9 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 6 (25.00%) Data Management
3 6 (25.00%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) Fund Accounting
4 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
4 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.83%) Reuters
4 5 (20.83%) Bloomberg
4 5 (20.83%) BPR
4 5 (20.83%) FpML
4 5 (20.83%) Ab Initio
4 5 (20.83%) Information Security
4 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
5 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (16.67%) Trillium
5 4 (16.67%) ISEB
5 4 (16.67%) Confluence
5 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) JIRA
5 4 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (12.50%) People Management

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) DataStage
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (4.17%) Power BI
3 1 (4.17%) QlikView
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.50%) Back Office
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Front Office
3 2 (8.33%) Publishing
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Data Business Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Reference Data Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Reference Data Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Data Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Asset Management Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Telecoms Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Market Data Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Market Data Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Information Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (20.83%) FpML
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.17%) Health Informatics
2 1 (4.17%) Informatics
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Data Management
3 6 (25.00%) Fund Accounting
4 5 (20.83%) BPR
4 5 (20.83%) Data Modelling
4 5 (20.83%) Information Security
5 4 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Data Governance
5 4 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Information Management
6 3 (12.50%) People Management
6 3 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (8.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Ab Initio
1 5 (20.83%) Bloomberg
1 5 (20.83%) Reuters
2 4 (16.67%) Trillium
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) Tableau
5 1 (4.17%) Cognos
5 1 (4.17%) IBM
5 1 (4.17%) Informatica
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