The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 29 July 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 South West 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 128 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.094% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.51% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Average daily rate
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£493 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
597 420 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.53% 19.73% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 242 291
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 31 50
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -53.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Reference Data
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Reference Data
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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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
Wiltshire -3 3 £550 +266.66% 1
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 15 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) Data Architecture
3 8 (38.10%) Information Architecture
3 8 (38.10%) Validation
3 8 (38.10%) Migration
3 8 (38.10%) TOGAF
3 8 (38.10%) Information Management
4 7 (33.33%) Replication
4 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 7 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) CESG
5 6 (28.57%) MySQL
5 6 (28.57%) MS Visio
6 5 (23.81%) Casewise
7 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
7 4 (19.05%) Data Security
7 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
8 3 (14.29%) Java
8 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 3 (14.29%) REST
8 3 (14.29%) OpenAM
9 2 (9.52%) Summit
9 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
9 2 (9.52%) Degree
9 2 (9.52%) Finance
9 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (9.52%) Banking
9 2 (9.52%) Retail

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
General
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Data Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Information Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Information Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Data Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modeller
7 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Replication
1 7 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 6 (28.57%) CESG
3 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Data Modelling
2 9 (42.86%) Data Architecture
3 8 (38.10%) Validation
3 8 (38.10%) Migration
3 8 (38.10%) Information Architecture
3 8 (38.10%) TOGAF
3 8 (38.10%) Information Management
4 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Data Security
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
1 2 (9.52%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Casewise
South West England
DP Connect
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