The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex - - 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £478
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £10.81
% change year-on-year
-52.30% +200.78%
Reference Data
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
309 217 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 40.82% 36.66% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 156 78
Average daily rate £375 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £499 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Average hourly rate £43.00 £15.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.41% -38.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Reference Data
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
1 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft