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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Reference Data
Rank 109 99 93
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.41% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 0.86% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Average daily rate
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£480 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.72% +13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £500 £463
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £10.81 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+38.82% -63.98%
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
555 465 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.24% 26.24% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 292 186
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 17
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £11.13 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £30.75 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reference Data across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -8 7 £500 +35.13%
Halifax - 1 £405 -
Reference Data
Yorkshire

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (62.50%) CRM
1 10 (62.50%) Trillium
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Data Management
2 9 (56.25%) Enterprise Data Management
2 9 (56.25%) Data Quality
3 6 (37.50%) Data Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
5 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) NHS
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.25%) Data Virtualisation
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (6.25%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.25%) ISEB
7 1 (6.25%) SLA
7 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
7 1 (6.25%) Finance
7 1 (6.25%) Publishing
7 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
7 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Author
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Author
4 2 (12.50%) Data Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
2 2 (12.50%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) CRM
2 9 (56.25%) Data Management
2 9 (56.25%) Enterprise Data Management
3 6 (37.50%) Data Architecture
3 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) ITSM
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Data Virtualisation
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
6 1 (6.25%) Physical Data Model
6 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) PDM
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Trillium
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft