The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Reference Data
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.78% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £458 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.65% +22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Swindon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
103 67 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 22.89% 20.62% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 49 60
Average daily rate £453 £418 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% -0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £281 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.67% -47.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £17.77 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.75 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Reference Data
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Reference Data
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 9 (90.00%) Data Modelling
1 9 (90.00%) Data Architecture
2 8 (80.00%) Information Management
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Information Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (30.00%) Data Management
5 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Data Management
5 3 (30.00%) Use Case
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Data Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Architect
3 4 (40.00%) Data Consultant
3 4 (40.00%) Information Architect
4 3 (30.00%) Management Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modeller
6 1 (10.00%) Research Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Research Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Data Modelling
1 9 (90.00%) Data Architecture
2 8 (80.00%) Information Management
3 5 (50.00%) Information Architecture
4 4 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (30.00%) Data Management
5 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Data Management
5 3 (30.00%) Use Case
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 3 (30.00%) Data Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft