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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 38 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.50% 0.26% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.87% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£625 £563 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £478 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +41.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.25
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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
107 80 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 26.95% 20.51% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 55 75
Average daily rate £425 £376 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.95% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £569 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £40.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.19% +211.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £30.40 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £40.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Information Management
2 7 (87.50%) Information Architecture
3 6 (75.00%) Data Architecture
4 5 (62.50%) Banking
4 5 (62.50%) Retail
4 5 (62.50%) Retail Banking
5 4 (50.00%) RDF
5 4 (50.00%) MOF
5 4 (50.00%) COREP
5 4 (50.00%) FINREP
6 3 (37.50%) Data Management
6 3 (37.50%) Data Governance
7 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
7 2 (25.00%) Metadata Management
7 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
7 2 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (25.00%) ETL
7 2 (25.00%) IBM
7 2 (25.00%) XML
7 2 (25.00%) UML
7 2 (25.00%) EAI
7 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (25.00%) Teradata
8 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Management
8 1 (12.50%) Use Case

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 5 (62.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Data Architect
1 7 (87.50%) Architect
2 6 (75.00%) Consultant
3 5 (62.50%) Information Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Management Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 8 (100.00%) Information Management
2 7 (87.50%) Information Architecture
3 6 (75.00%) Data Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) RDF
4 4 (50.00%) MOF
5 3 (37.50%) Data Management
5 3 (37.50%) Data Governance
6 2 (25.00%) Metadata Management
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) ETL
6 2 (25.00%) UML
6 2 (25.00%) EAI
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Coaching
7 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Management
7 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) COREP
1 4 (50.00%) FINREP
2 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) Teradata