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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 145 140 126
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 2 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% 0.12% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.47% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 14
Median daily rate £464 £613 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +24.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £463 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £613 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £475 £500
% change year-on-year
-3.68% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
912 848 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.96% 26.45% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 564 428
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 55 49
Median hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +118.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 25 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Bristol -4 1 £215 -49.41%
Wiltshire -6 1 £713 +16.32%
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 8 (80.00%) MS Office
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
1 8 (80.00%) Data Management
1 8 (80.00%) Master Data Management
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (60.00%) Electronics
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 6 (60.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) SAP
2 6 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) RDF
4 1 (10.00%) MOF
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Migration

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 8 (80.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (60.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Electronics
2 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (60.00%) Marketing
2 6 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Data Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) Master Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Master Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Data Management
1 8 (80.00%) Master Data Management
2 6 (60.00%) Digital Marketing
2 6 (60.00%) Programme Management
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) MOF
4 1 (10.00%) RDF
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) SAP