The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Reference Data in IT contracts advertised for the 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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 143 119 116
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.10% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.85% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £200 £320 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -9.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £400 £563
% change year-on-year
+10.93% -28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.09 - -
Reference Data
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
803 702 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 27.63% 27.37% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 437 349
Average daily rate £403 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £480 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 44 20
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.25 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -10.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £9.47 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £18.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Reference Data Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Reference Data
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Reference Data Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Reference Data
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Reference Data Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Reference Data
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Yorkshire -7 2 - -
West Yorkshire -12 1 £200 -37.50%
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 16 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 15 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 15 (75.00%) Data Quality
3 14 (70.00%) Data Architecture
3 14 (70.00%) Data Management
4 12 (60.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) ETL
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
7 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
7 2 (10.00%) Business Development
7 2 (10.00%) QA
7 2 (10.00%) Banking
7 2 (10.00%) Retail
7 2 (10.00%) Unix
7 2 (10.00%) BMC
7 2 (10.00%) Control-M
7 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (10.00%) Middleware
7 2 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) Big Data
7 2 (10.00%) Analytics

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
1 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Architect
2 10 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Data Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Reference Data Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 14 (70.00%) Data Architecture
2 14 (70.00%) Data Management
3 12 (60.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Business Development
5 2 (10.00%) ETL Development
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Metadata Management
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) People Management
6 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Ab Initio
1 2 (10.00%) BMC