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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reference Data
Rank - 149 120
Contract jobs citing Reference Data 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.68% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £400 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £483 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +13.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
919 1023 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.46% 31.80% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 664 437
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 71 43
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.49 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.09% -13.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.95 £19.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MiFID
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) EMIR
2 2 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) HNC
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Derivative
1 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (50.00%) EMIR
1 2 (50.00%) MiFID
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (25.00%) QA