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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 269 254 252
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 11 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.39% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 2
Median daily rate £475 £430 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £348 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £475 £478
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £10.81
% change year-on-year
-52.30% +200.78%
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
2999 3102 2755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.09% 31.23% 29.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1751 1643 1455
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 £250 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 149 187
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.90 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.69% -7.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.27 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

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 5 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 5 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
Berkshire +8 8 £475 -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £263 -
Surrey - 1 £525 - 1
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 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 8 (44.44%) Data Quality
2 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (27.78%) Ab Initio
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security
2 5 (27.78%) Data Management
2 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 4 (22.22%) Trillium
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
4 3 (16.67%) Tableau
4 3 (16.67%) People Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Management
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (16.67%) ETL
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) IIS
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel

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 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Power BI
2 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) DataStage
3 1 (5.56%) OLAP
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (5.56%) QlikView
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (5.56%) Back Office
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Front Office
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Data Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Maximo Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Reference Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) MDX
1 1 (5.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Data Integration
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Health Informatics
2 1 (5.56%) Informatics
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Data Management
1 5 (27.78%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Data Governance
2 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) ETL
3 3 (16.67%) Information Management
3 3 (16.67%) People Management
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (11.11%) Metadata Management
4 2 (11.11%) PLM
4 2 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Ab Initio
2 4 (22.22%) Trillium
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Tableau
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Informatica