The 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 133 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.45% 0.18% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 0
Average daily rate
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£501 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.00 £23.87
% change year-on-year
- -49.73%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
814 504 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.46% 22.54% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 313 404
Average daily rate £375 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% -6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 38 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -55.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.80 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (76.00%) Data Modelling
2 13 (52.00%) Data Architecture
3 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) TOGAF
5 8 (32.00%) Information Management
5 8 (32.00%) Validation
5 8 (32.00%) Migration
5 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
5 8 (32.00%) Information Architecture
6 7 (28.00%) Data Integration
6 7 (28.00%) Information Assurance
6 7 (28.00%) Replication
7 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
7 6 (24.00%) MySQL
7 6 (24.00%) CESG
8 5 (20.00%) Casewise
9 4 (16.00%) Data Security
9 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (16.00%) Java
9 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
10 3 (12.00%) REST
10 3 (12.00%) OpenAM
11 2 (8.00%) IaaS
11 2 (8.00%) Finance
11 2 (8.00%) ISO 14001
11 2 (8.00%) SOA
11 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
11 2 (8.00%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Architect
2 7 (28.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Data Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Information Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Information Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Data Migration Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Data Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Data Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modeller
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Integration
1 7 (28.00%) Replication
2 6 (24.00%) CESG
3 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) NHS
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) zOS
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Data Modelling
2 13 (52.00%) Data Architecture
3 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) TOGAF
4 8 (32.00%) Information Management
4 8 (32.00%) Validation
4 8 (32.00%) Migration
4 8 (32.00%) Information Architecture
5 7 (28.00%) Information Assurance
6 4 (16.00%) Data Security
6 4 (16.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.00%) SOA
7 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) UML
8 1 (4.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 14001
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Casewise
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Sun
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
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