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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reference Data over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank 132 135 120
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 9 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.32% 0.50% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 1.84% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 4
Median daily rate £550 £470 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
- -9.52%
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
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
901 759 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.94% 26.99% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 493 414
Median daily rate £413 £375 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +16.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 36
Median hourly rate £14.88 £13.46 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

Reference Data
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Reference Data across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Reference Data Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reference Data within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire -8 5 £638 +44.06%
South Yorkshire -6 3 £350 -
Reference Data
England

Reference Data
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Reference Data.

1 7 (58.33%) Data Modelling
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Data Quality
4 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Retail
5 3 (25.00%) Data Management
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) EMIR
6 2 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) ETL Development
6 2 (16.67%) Derivative
6 2 (16.67%) Business Development
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (16.67%) MiFID
6 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
6 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping

Reference Data
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Siebel Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Data Integration Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Monitoring Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Reference Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Siebel Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Siebel Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (16.67%) Derivative
2 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) ETL Development
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Metadata Management
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (8.33%) HNC
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (16.67%) EMIR
3 2 (16.67%) MiFID
4 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio
1 2 (16.67%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) DataFlux
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Siebel