The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 112 112 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.25% 0.40% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.42% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £638 £480 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +29.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £478 £500
% change year-on-year
-0.52% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £10.81
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +38.82%
Reference Data
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
669 563 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.04% 28.04% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 377 299
Median daily rate £413 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -7.50%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Reference Data as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Reference Data
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the West Yorkshire region.

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Leeds -10 4 £638 +27.50%
Wakefield - 1 - -
Reference Data
Yorkshire

Reference Data
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 4 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) HNC
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Validation

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
2 3 (50.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Reference Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Architecture
1 4 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (16.67%) HNC
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (16.67%) QA